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Bluehost vs Shopify

Comparison
Compared options Visit Bluehost Visit Shopify
Pricing
13 hosting plans 3 hosting plans
Starting price $2.95 / month $29.00 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No No
User Ratings
2.5
3.1
Reliability 2.5
3.0
Pricing 2.5
3.0
User Friendly 2.5
3.5
Support 2.5
3.0
Features 2.5
3.0
User Reviews
265 reviews 8 reviews
Latest positive review
Easy and productive
Marsha Hankins,
9.2
My experience with Bluehost and BlueSky Pro has been very easy and productive. I had a few problems but they were easily fixed. I could not have done this on my own.
My Own Online Store!
Lisa L.,
10
Shopify isn't a normal hosting company. They are basically a business partner and online store portal. They do offer hosting for people who are using their services though, and if that is you, they are great. They do a good j... More ob at getting your ecommerce site up and running right away and their hosting is very stable. If you want to start an online store, Shopify is the best in Canada. Less
Latest negative review
Great Tech Support!
Nate Hedgeman,
4.8
I know this because I call them nearly every day because that is the only way to get anything done. The user portal is WIDLY inconsistent. Sometimes buttons work, sometimes they don't. Sometimes they just completely disappear... More for a while.
I have been with them for over 10 years and they have been going downhill but as of a few months ago it's just been TERRIBLE. I hate that I just renewed with them, I wish I hadnt't
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Shared Hosting
4 plans from $2.95 to $12.95 3 plans from $29.00 to $299.00
Under $4

Basic

$2.95 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Basic plan
No
Under $8

Plus

$5.45 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Plus plan
No
Over $10

Pro

$12.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Pro plan

Basic Shopify

$29.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Basic Shopify plan
VPS
3 plans from $18.99 to $59.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Standard

$18.99 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Standard plan
No
Dedicated Server
3 plans from $79.99 to $119.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Standard

$79.99 / MO
  • Space: 5 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Standard plan
No
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
View Starter plan
No
Over $10

Performance

$8.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Performance plan
No
Data Centers
1 of 6 1 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe No No
Asia No No
Oceânia No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
6 of 6 0 of 6
Live Chat Yes No
Phone Support Yes No
Email Support Yes No
Forum Support Yes No
Video guides Yes No
Knowledgebase Yes No
CMS support
4 of 6 0 of 6
WordPress Yes No
Joomla Yes No
Drupal No No
Magento Yes No
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop Yes No
OS Support
1 of 2 0 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No No
Linux Yes No
Language Support
4 of 8 0 of 8
PHP Yes No
Java Yes No
Python Yes No
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl Yes No
Ruby on Rails No No
ASP.NET No No
Database Support
2 of 3 0 of 3
MongoDB Yes No
MySQL Yes No
PostgreSQL No No
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 0 of 6
PayPal Yes No
Credit Card Yes No
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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Winner

Winner

Winner: Shopify

Michael Levanduski Expert Hosting Writer & Tester

Shopify might be well known in the industry but it’s too expensive when it comes to typical web hosting. If you’re a beginner at site-building or don’t have a lot of requirements, you’ll probably want to steer clear of Shopify. BlueHost is a much cheaper, all-round service that can support its customers with all their web hosting requirements. It has VPS, dedicated servers, and other hosting services, and they all come compatible with major coding languages like PHP. Customers of BlueHost also get a great choice of database and content management systems.