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BlueHost Review, Rating & Secret Unveiled 2014

Customer Rating: Overall Customer Rating 4.98 4.98 of 5    Customer Reviews: 660    Editorial Rating: Overall Editorial Rating 5
BlueHost Website: www.bluehost.com, since 1996
Location: 1215 N Research Way, Orem, UT, US, 84097
Telephone: +1 801 765 9400     Email:
Web Hosting Price Range: $3.95
BlueHost is an award-winning web hosting brand, one of the best web hosting 2012, with over 15 years' experience serving for millions of domains and having over 20,000 new customers in a month.

BlueHost devotes to offer an all-in-one web hosting package from the start, designed for personal and small businesses. Their web hosting features, reliability, security, performance and customer service are all unmatched with the budget pricing at $3.95/month, about 50% discount from the regular $6.95/month in addition to a free domain name for life and $75 free Google AdWords voucher.

Unlike other web hosts fully utilizing 3rd-party solutions, BlueHost is also a high technical company. They customize Linux kernel particularly for shared web hosting, optimizing performance, enhancing security, and restricting over-using resources by some bad users. BlueHost also developed the online application installer SimpleScripts by themselves in 2008, which was designed to help web hosting users unfamiliar with web technologies to get their website built up simply. It's similar to Fantastico of cPanel, but actually works much better.

The killer part is that BlueHost is the only company has their own data center offering shared web hosting service. BlueHost invested 8.5 millions of USD to build up an approximately 12,000 square ft sized data center in 2010. So far, they have invested tens of millions of USD on the data center. The huge investment is valued actually. It allows them to have the capability to take care of servers and network much more efficiently than other web hosts.

As a historical and reputed company, BlueHost is absolutely trust-worth. They have no hidden fee, and provide instant set-up and ANYTIME money back guarantee. To learn more, visit http://www.bluehost.com for more information.
BlueHost hosting plans reviewed from reliability, customer service, control panel and speed.

BlueHost Overall Editorial Review Editorial Overall Rating: 5.05.0 of 5

With everything required for building a website in one package, millions of the existing customers as witnesses, and the terrific reputation since 1996, the BlueHost professional hosting plan is highly recommended by our editors for personal and small businesses who are looking for a reliable web hosting for their sites.

As we reviewed over a hundred web hosts, there is no one elsewhere having so good reputation as BlueHost in the community, but offering the shared web hosting plan at an affordable price $3.95/month.

Unlike some web hosts only accept payment from credit card and offer only 30 days money back guarantee, BlueHost supports the payment via both credit card & PayPal, and provides ANYTIME money back guarantee. In this case, you don't need to worry about that your privacy data may be leaked, your money may be stolen illegally, and your purchase may not be valued. Choosing BlueHost is a right choice to put your money and website in safe.

BlueHost Performance Editorial Review Editorial Performance Rating: 5.05.0 of 5

BlueHost commits a 99.9% hosting uptime in practice, by their customized Linux kernel and own managed data center, besides powerful web servers.

BlueHost customized Linux kernel by themselves for better running shared web hosting businesses than their peers. Their Linux platform allows to segregate CPU, Disk I/O and memory used by all clients hosted on one server. So as a user, you don't worry about that your system resources may be stolen by some bad neighbors and your website data may be leaked in the shared web hosting environment.

BlueHost is the only shared web hosting company owns the data center by themselves, invested about 10 millions US dollars in 2010. That allows them to be more flexible on offering the timely customer support, and taking care of the hosting environment. BlueHost data center utilizes 4 separate physical fiber lines brought directly into building through two diverse entrances with access to all major IP/transit providers. Their internet connection is auto adaptable and verbose for any unpredictable interruptions.

BlueHost ControlPanel Editorial Review Editorial ControlPanel Rating: 5.05.0 of 5

BlueHost offers easy-to-use, time-tested, and approved cPanel control panel, which comes loaded with many excellent features on the user interface. The navigation menus are easy for any sorts of new users to get started; the icons are created for each feature in the control panel; the help documentation is easily accessible next to each feature.

Compared to other web hosts, BlueHost has customized cPanel by integrating with the billing account system, SimpleScripts, and CPU throttling feature. It's very convenient for users to manage all the things about web hosting with single account.
  • SimpleScripts is an application installer software developed by BlueHost founder Matt Heaton, which is designed to help users quickly and simply install web application to their websites. It's similar to Fantastico of cPanel used by some web hosts, but it's better on user experience and UI design rather than the latter one.
  • CPU throttling is the feature allows users to see the system resources used by their websites. It comes from the BlueHost Linux kernel customization on protecting system resources of each customer by segregating CPU, Disk I/O and memory used by all clients hosted on one server.

BlueHost Support Editorial Review Editorial Support Rating: 5.05.0 of 5

BlueHost customer service is unmatched to the fee they charged. At only $3.95/month, BlueHost offers 24/7 US based toll-free telephone, live chat, email and ticket system support. BlueHost has over 400 employees on supporting shared web hosting clients only. All of their staffs are well trained, experienced and knowledgeable in this area.

As you may learn from the fact that BlueHost is the only shared web hosting company which can customize and develop solutions to their clients, from the Linux kernel, SimpleScripts, to the control panel. BlueHost is not only a web hosting provider, but it's a web hosting technical company.

Choosing a web host with 15 years' industry experience like BlueHost, you don't need to worry about the customer service. They are very careful about their reputation in the community.

Rating 4.98 of 5 from 650 Customer Reviews

  • Thor from Fort Huachuca, Arizona, United States posted on Aug 21, 2014
    Performance 5
    Control Panel 5
    Technical Support 5
    Overall Rating 5
    RECOMMEND
    I am so flattered to write my hosting review for BlueHost and my experience with this company is pretty nice. What's more, this company helps small business clients through its high-quality reseller plan. Since its first presence in 2002, it has owned over 150 clients without any customers' complaints about the website reliability.
  • Olga from Columbus, Ohio, United States posted on Aug 20, 2014
    Performance 5
    Control Panel 5
    Technical Support 5
    Overall Rating 5
    RECOMMEND
    I have a well-decorated gallery website on BlueHost for several months and the most important reason why I chose to stay with this company is that my limited budget. To my delight, this web host gives me excellent performance and beautifies my site with a lot of pictures with fast loading speed!
  • Derry from Mountain View, California, United States posted on Aug 19, 2014
    Performance 5
    Control Panel 5
    Technical Support 5
    Overall Rating 5
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    I started to host my Drupal website with BlueHost in this May and up till now I find this company has fulfilled its own promise to deliver at least 99.9% all the time. Besides, I have never met a serious downtime and they always run my site stably.
  • Marcus from Redwood City, California, United States posted on Aug 18, 2014
    Performance 5
    Control Panel 5
    Technical Support 5
    Overall Rating 5
    RECOMMEND
    BlueHost is the second web host that I tried and it is my first time to migrate a website and domain. I contacted with the technical representatives twice and the two conversations were really useful and helpful, especially Bob helped me transfer my domain successfully! I really appreciate it!
  • Arien from Englewood, Colorado, United States posted on Aug 15, 2014
    Performance 5
    Control Panel 5
    Technical Support 5
    Overall Rating 5
    RECOMMEND
    I started my blog website three years ago and up till now I have enjoyed the shared hosting service and customer service from this web host. Those guys really lend me helpful hands whenever I have any hosting problems or issues! Thank you!
  • Cian from United States posted on Aug 14, 2014
    Performance 5
    Control Panel 5
    Technical Support 5
    Overall Rating 5
    RECOMMEND
    Up till now, I have nearly hosted six websites on this company and I have been used BlueHost for six years already. Almost, I can address all hosting issues on my website independently and for one time I called the contact center and one of their technical representatives gave me no more better solution.
  • Dixon from United States posted on Aug 13, 2014
    Performance 5
    Control Panel 5
    Technical Support 5
    Overall Rating 5
    RECOMMEND
    I have hosted my WordPress websites with this company since 2008 and so far I haven't met any terrible issues. Their support team really help me a lot even in deep night. This company is indeed a good cost-effective hosting choice!
  • Brent from Newark, New Jersey, United States posted on Aug 12, 2014
    Performance 5
    Control Panel 5
    Technical Support 5
    Overall Rating 5
    RECOMMEND
    BlueHost bestows the best price, user-friendly cPanel control panel and professional and experienced technical staffs. Moreover, James helped me diagnose my shell access connection problems and helped me address it within two hours. Thank you!
  • Danica from Medicine Lodge, Kansas, United States posted on Aug 11, 2014
    Performance 5
    Control Panel 5
    Technical Support 5
    Overall Rating 5
    RECOMMEND
    I feel so happy and delight to write a positive review to this hosting provider. Their services, hosting features and price are very good and I will also recommend it to my friends looking for an excellent and fast web host.
  • Ashlyn from Calgary, Alberta, Canada posted on Aug 08, 2014
    Performance 5
    Control Panel 5
    Technical Support 5
    Overall Rating 5
    RECOMMEND
    I have hosted my Joomla site with BlueHost for more than six months and its technical staffs treat me like warm family member. In details, they deliver me instant and effective hosting solutions whenever I have hosting related issues.

BlueHost Conclusion