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Should you dip your toe into Bluehost?

Don’t get lost in Bluehost’s ocean of hosting plans. Create your website with the premium host your business deserves.
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Why so many don’t renew Bluehost
“Unlimited” is Limited
High Startup Costs
Support Restrictions
Limited Ecommerce Plans
Compare Bluehost managed WordPress to Nexcess
Key Features
Starting Price
$19/mo*
Pay Monthly Options
Yes
Free Multisite Migrations
Yes
Unlimited WordPress Support
Yes
Free SSLs
Free for life of plan
Free Backups
Free for life of plan
Flexible Database Limits
Yes
Flexible File Upload Limits
Yes
Free Email
Yes
Email Spam Protection
Yes
Autoscaling
Yes
Starting Price
$19.95/mo
Pay Monthly Options
No
Free Multisite Migrations
No
Unlimited WordPress Support
No
Free SSLs
Free for 1 year
Free Backups
Free for 1 year
Flexible Database Limits
No
Flexible File Upload Limits
No
Free Email
For 30 days
Email Spam Protection
No
Autoscaling
No
“Unlimited” is not what you think it is
Let’s talk about what Bluehost means when they say bandwidth, storage and sites are “unlimited.”
Imagine you open a shop in an area with “unlimited” free parking. A nearby shop has a sale. Parked cars clog the streets. Your potential customers are so frustrated, they bounce.
If “unlimited” resources are costing you business, then they’re not “unlimited.” They’re just not guaranteed.
Unlike Bluehost, you can depend on Nexcess resources. Built-in caching and autoscaling is like having a “private parking lot” for your customers, so you can deliver an A+ experience.
There’s no pay-as-you-go
Bluehost requires you to pay your entire contract upfront. If you want to pay the lowest price possible, you have to pay for 3 years of hosting.
A lot can change in 3 years. Business turns on a dime.
With Nexcess, flexibility is built-in. We don’t lock you into a multi-year contract. You can change or cancel your plan anytime.
WordPress help shouldn’t cost more
With Bluehost, you have to pay more for expert support. And you can only reach them Monday through Friday.
At Nexcess, you get 24/7/365 premium WordPress support by phone, ticket and chat. Platform specialists are standing by to help you, even if it’s 4AM on a Saturday.
Cost of Bluehost WordPress support
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$29/month for ticket support
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$49/month for ticket and chat support
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$149/month for ticket, chat and phone support
There’s a ceiling for WooCommerce
When you’re selling online, you need hosting that will grow with you—not box you in. Bluehost WooCommerce only has 2 options, and both can limit your success.
Nexcess offers 6 different WooCommerce plans that scale alongside your business, so you don’t have to worry about outgrowing your host.
One last thing about Bluehost…
Bluehost only offers automated migrations. That means if something goes wrong, it’s all on your shoulders.
Transferring your WordPress hosting to Nexcess is free and seamless. Dedicated specialists handle your migration, keeping every detail and setting intact.

Bluehost vs. WordPress by Nexcess FAQ

Bluehost seems inexpensive because they post monthly prices on their website. But if you buy the cheapest WordPress hosting from Bluehost, you will pay a minimum of $718.20 to get started. The low monthly price is an estimate based on how much you pay for years of hosting upfront.

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