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A Small Orange vs Bluehost

Comparison
Compared options Visit A Small Orange Visit Bluehost
Pricing
20 hosting plans 13 hosting plans
Starting price $2.92 / month $2.95 / month
Free domain Yes Yes
Coupons No No
User Ratings
4.3
3.7
Reliability 4.3
3.5
Pricing 4.3
3.5
User Friendly 5.0
3.5
Support 3.3
4.0
Features 4.5
4.0
Shared Hosting
4 plans from $2.92 to $20.00 4 plans from $2.95 to $12.95
Under $4

Tiny

$2.92 / MO
  • Space: 512 MB
  • Bandwidth: 5.12 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Tiny plan

Basic

$2.95 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Basic plan
Under $8

Small

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: 5 GB
  • Bandwidth: 51.2 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Small plan

Plus

$5.45 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Plus plan
Over $10

Medium

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: 15 GB
  • Bandwidth: 153.6 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Medium plan

Pro

$12.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Pro plan
VPS
8 plans from $20.00 to $150.00 3 plans from $18.99 to $59.99
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

1

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View 1 plan

Standard

$18.99 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Standard plan
Dedicated Server
8 plans from $99.00 to $275.00 3 plans from $79.99 to $119.99
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Xeon E3-1220 V2

$99.00 / MO
  • Space: 128 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Xeon E3-1220 V2 plan

Standard

$79.99 / MO
  • Space: 5 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Standard plan
Cloud Hosting
No
3 plans from $6.95 to $15.95
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Starter

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

Performance

$8.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Performance plan
Data Centers
1 of 6 1 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe No No
Asia No No
Oceania No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
5 of 6 6 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support No Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes Yes
Video guides Yes Yes
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
3 of 9 6 of 9
WordPress Yes Yes
Managed Wordpress No Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes No
Magento No Yes
Fantastico No Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No Yes
Zen Cart No No
OS Support
2 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET Yes No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
3 of 7 4 of 7
PHP Yes Yes
Java No Yes
Python Yes Yes
Node.js Yes No
Django No No
Perl No Yes
Ruby on Rails No No
Database Support
1 of 3 2 of 3
MongoDB No Yes
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No No
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 2 of 6
PayPal Yes Yes
Credit Card Yes Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
Second

Second

Winner

Winner

Winner: Bluehost

Bruno Mirchevski Hosting Expert

Comparing these two companies is really not difficult at all since there are a number of major differences that made it easy to choose a winner. A Small Orange has been having a lot of issues, especially with regards to customer satisfaction, for years, which gives them a lot of trouble. BlueHost, on the other hand, has an overall good reputation for reliability and pricing. They also provide more features and better hardware for just about every hosting package that we compared. When looking at all the details of each company, our hosting experts had no trouble choosing BlueHost as the winner.