Bluehost Resource Protection: The Biggest USP

Bluehost resource protection is the one thing that sets them apart from the competition. It's the single biggest USP they have ever since others started to provide free web domains and SSDs. This alone justifies their somewhat higher pricing. Bluehost is NOT the cheapest web host provider out there. … [Read more...]

Why WP-Tweaks is The Best Bluehost Buying Guide

Hi, I'm Bhagwad and the owner of WP-Tweaks. My goal is to provide the most thorough and comprehensive resources for web hosting companies on the Internet. One of these companies is Bluehost, and I'll explain below what makes WP-Tweaks special, and why you should rely on it for your Bluehost … [Read more...]

Bluehost CodeGuard Not Worth it: Alternatives

The in-built Bluehost backup is pretty pathetic. Even worse than Hostgator's. So obviously you need something to help protect your website when something goes wrong. The Bluehost CodeGuard add-on starts at $2.74/m. But in my opinion, it's just not worth it. Too little disk space, and the basic plan … [Read more...]

Why Bluehost is More Expensive than Hostgator

Even though both companies are owned by EIG and offer the same types of services, Bluehost is more expensive than Hostgator. This is because of two reasons: SSD drivesSpike or Resource protection Other than that, the two web hosts are pretty much the same in features and performance. Here's an … [Read more...]

GreenGeeks vs Bluehost: The Servers are Different

The biggest difference between GreenGeeks and Bluehost, is that all GreenGeeks servers use LiteSpeed and MariaDB instead of Apache and MySQL. Bluehost on the other hand, just uses the normal LAMP software stack. There are other differences too as explained below. 1. LiteSpeed Makes Things Faster … [Read more...]

Bluehost WP Pro vs “Regular” WordPress Hosting

I'd earlier written about how the Bluehost WordPress plan is just regular shared hosting with a few WordPress specific features like automatic installation and updates. No big deal. By contrast, there's another WordPress package called "WP Pro", which is a lot more powerful and provides a more … [Read more...]

The Bluehost WordPress Plan is Just Shared Hosting!

Until sometime in early 2018, the Bluehost WordPress plan was special. It stood out from regular shared hosting by being far more capable and could handle a huge number of visitors without stuttering. It also had a price to match. For marketing reasons, they were forced to add "ordinary" WordPress … [Read more...]

Bluehost Price Increase to $4.95/m: A Warning?

Big news coming out of Bluehost - they've increased the pricing on all their shared hosting plans by $1/m. Here's a screenshot of the price increase even for the full 36-month duration: New Pricing of $4.95/m with Bluehost This effects almost all the current Bluehost coupons, including the … [Read more...]

How to Point a Domain Name to a Server’s IP Address

When you buy a VPS server, you can access it with an IP address. This tutorial will show you how to access the server with a domain name instead. Setup: Domain Points to Something Else Say you have a DigitalOcean VPS, and an IP address to access it. For example, I've just set up Apache on a … [Read more...]

Bluehost: How to Transfer a Domain to Another Registrar

There are two situations when you want to transfer a domain from Bluehost: To another registrar like SiteGround, Hostgator, or some other web host. To another person - like if you sold the domain name or something In both these situations, the process is the same with only one difference … [Read more...]