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16 hosting plans 11 hosting plans
Starting price $2.95 / month $2.29 / month
Free domain Yes Yes
Coupons No No
User Ratings
2.4
3.3
Reliability 2.5
3.0
Pricing 2.5
3.5
User Friendly 2.5
3.0
Support 2.0
3.0
Features 2.5
3.5
User Reviews
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Latest positive review
Bluehost is one of the most popular web hosting
Gagan Dias,
8.4
Bluehost is one of the most popular web hosting companies in the world, especially among people launching their first site.
They offer great rates, and a beginner-facing platform that makes every aspect of running a website e... More asy.
Most of the time Bluehost will walk you through a task the first time, like setting up a blog or email account on your site.
If you get stuck or have a problem, they have 24/7 support by phone or live chat. They list their support number and live chat options right on their site, so you can reach out for help within two clicks.
Gagan - https://www.webhostwinner.com/
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Above and beyond
Paul Beresford,
10
I have been with HostMantis for about 10 years (I think) during this time they have been amazing. I am a "nerd" I guess but when I need help they are always there. I remember one time I was at my computer and they were at the... More ir desk (I am on the other side of the world. Australia) and the Q & A were flying back every minute or so for over an hour until my problem was fixed.
Very recently (July 2019) they went "above and beyond" expectations. If it was not for their help I would NOT have my 3 websites up and running. I find "Outside" help impossible to find, and at a Word Press meetup recently when I told others about the service from HostMantis all the others could say was "You are so lucky.. my provider would not do that and if they did it would cost hundreds of dollars)
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Latest negative review
Avoid Bluehost Like the Plague
Arthur Rudick,
2.0
I made the mistake of signing up for three years of Bluehost hosting at their high renewal rates. Just before the first year ended the Bluehost server went down for TWO WEEKS. I had no option but to switch to a different host... More ing company. Because it was after the 30 day return period, Bluehost kept SEVERAL HUNDRED DOLLARS of my money. Less
They don't value customers/ make you pay for what you don't need
Dennis Zaman,
2.0
hostmantis suspended my reseller hosting account because of dedicated ip addon of 2 dollar which i bought for a client, the client did not pay as maybe he/she didn't need the dedicated ip anymore but instead of un-provisionin... More g of the ipv4 address they suspended my reseller account and even after raising complain they did not re activate my account rather i had to pay for a dedicated ip i don't use just for them to unsuspend my account, i have never faced such a thing my entire life. Less
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4 plans from $2.95 to $12.95 4 plans from $2.29 to $7.49
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Basic

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  • Space: 50 GB
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  • Panel: cpanel
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Advanced

$5.49 / MO
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  • Panel: cpanel
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VPS
3 plans from $18.99 to $59.99 4 plans from $14.95 to $49.95
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Standard

$18.99 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
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$14.95 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
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Dedicated Server
3 plans from $79.99 to $119.99 3 plans from $169.95 to $369.95
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Standard

$79.99 / MO
  • Space: 5 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Starter

$169.95 / MO
  • Space: 500 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Cloud Hosting
3 plans from $6.95 to $15.95
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8

Starter

$6.95 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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No
Over $10

Performance

$8.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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No
Website Builder
3 plans from $2.95 to $24.95
No
Under $4

BASIC

$2.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

PRO

$9.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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No
Data Centers
0 of 6 2 of 6
North America No Yes
Europe No Yes
Asia No No
Oceânia No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
6 of 6 4 of 6
Live Chat Yes No
Phone Support Yes No
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes Yes
Video guides Yes Yes
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
4 of 6 4 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal No Yes
Magento Yes Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop Yes No
OS Support
1 of 2 2 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No Yes
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
4 of 8 2 of 8
PHP Yes Yes
Java Yes No
Python Yes No
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl Yes Yes
Ruby on Rails No No
ASP.NET No No
Database Support
2 of 3 1 of 3
MongoDB Yes No
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No No
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 1 of 6
PayPal Yes Yes
Credit Card Yes No
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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