Bluehost Review – 5 Things to Know Before You Buy

In this post,  we will take a quick look at web hosting.  In particular, we are going to take a look at Bluehost.

And the top five things which we think you should know, before you get a subscription with Bluehost. Now, if anyone ever asks us which hosting provider we recommend, our go to answer is always Bluehost.

But this is especially true if you’re using WordPress. So let’s jump into our top five things that we think you should be aware of. 

Pricing

So the first thing on the list is their pricing structure. The options here are either a 12 month, a 24 month or a 36 month plan.

Now, the reason why we are mentioning this is because some people may see this as a bad thing. But personally, we can’t really see an issue here.

We don’t think many people actually have a website and plan to keep it for less than a year anyway. And on the plus side, the fact that their minimum term is 12 months is actually one of the main reasons why they can keep their prices so low.

Now, just like most things, the longer that you get the subscription for the cheaper, it works out per month. And on top of this,  just like most web hosting companies, your first payment always includes a huge discount.  

So if you were to opt for the 36 months option, that just means you’re getting a discount for a longer period of time, it’s also worth noting that there are often different deals or discounts online. So if you check this link, it will actually take you to the cheapest deal that they have on at the current time.

Highly Compatible With WordPress

So number two on the list is the fact that any of the Bluehost plans are highly compatible with WordPress. So if you are using WordPress, it is going to make life a lot easier for you.

They make it very easy to make a copy of your WordPress site and put this into a website staging  environment so that you can make changes and see how they will look on the copied version before you transfer these changes to the live version. 

Another perk of using your Bluehost package for your WordPress site is that you get 24*7 access to WordPress support. Whether this is through tickets, a live chat or a phone call, this can be a very helpful thing.

Best Suited For WordPress Users

So number three on our list, it is also good fit if you are a WordPress user, because within 30 days of activating your Bluehost subscription, they give you the option of a free Migration Service so that you can move your WordPress website from your existing hosting company over to your Bluehost account.

Now this is  a service which most companies would charge for, and Bluehost don’t just migrate it for you and then leave you to it, you actually have access to check it all over and make sure that everything’s  working before it goes live.

Beginner Friendly – Easy To Understand

So number four  on the list. And this one is definitely  worth mentioning for anybody who’s not too tech savvy, is the fact that the whole layout of Bluehost is extremely easy to understand, which makes it very beginner friendly. Everything is laid out in such a way that even if you’re completely new to web hosting, it’s not going to seem too complicated.

When you’re logged in, there are different sections and menus, and everything is clearly labeled and fairly self explanatory. So if you’re new to all of this, and you don’t want to get overwhelmed or caught up with any complications, then Bluehost could definitely be the option for you.

30-Day Money-Back Guarantee

Bluehost offers a 30-day money-back guarantee, as stated in its Terms of Service. So, there is absolutely no-risk in trying it. Try it out for 30 days and if you aren’t pleased with their service you can cancel and get a refund with no questions asked. Remember, those 30 days are also enough to give a person to experiment a self-hosted blogging or website.

Conclusion

So all in all,  Bluehost is our number one recommendation when it comes to web hosting, especially if  you’re using WordPress. Not only is it simple  and very beginner friendly, but it also has a lot of helpful and useful features even for the more experienced user.

If you’re already with another hosting company, and it seems like a lot of hassle to switch over to Bluehost, think again, because with their Migration Service, they make it so simple. You just set up the account and they do the rest. So for us the main two reasons why we recommend Bluehost and also the reason why WordPress themselves recommended it is because of  the easy integration to WordPress and obviously  because of the nice low costs.

And remember whichever package you choose, you’ll always be getting a good deal because Bluehost always keeps their prices very competitive, but it’s definitely worth using. Click here if you’re going to take a look at their website or their pricing because that will take you directly to the cheapest possible price that you can get at  the current time.

So we really hope this post has helped you to make any decisions. Web Hosting  can seem like a pretty daunting thing if you don’t know what you’re doing. So we like to think that this post would have cleared up some of your  questions. If you have any more don’t hesitate to  drop a comment down below.

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