BlueHost Review 2017: Starting A WordPress Blog

Starting a website may seem fun! But there are many daunting tasks prior to launching a site, from selecting a host to the website’s niche or even domain name. There are many considerations when deciding on a host for your website or wordpress blog. I am sure many of you would stumble upon many web hosting service such as Bluehost.

Well, there are many web hosting companies available and I will be reviewing Bluehost in this post as they were my main consideration I had in mind when starting this website, fanaticbase.com

Price

Bluehost is one of the most reliable and inexpensive hosting site around. I am not diving into each individual plans but the basic plan offered is $2.75 per month. This adds up to approximately $99 for 3 years, a reasonable amount to work with even if you are on a budget constrain.

To get the price of $2.75 per month, you probably want to click on an affiliate link and sign up for 3 years. Else the price would be higher @ approximately $4.50 per month.

Bluehost Review 2017

Bluehost Review 2017

Security

Founded in 2003,Bluehost is a web hosting company owned by Endurance International Group. Collectively hosting well over 1.9+ million domains with its sister companies, HostMonster, FastDomain and iPage – With the amount of domains and scale of operations they are working on, my pick would be Bluehost for security and reliability considerations.

Bluehost is also the only hosting service officially recommended by WordPress for their platform. – If you are looking to work on wordpress, you probably came across wordpress.org and wordpress.com. Hosting your blog privately seems like the preferred choice by many for commercial reasons. With that, the endorsement of wordpress on Bluehost affirmed my webhosting choice as well.

Service

Setting up WordPress on Bluehost is simple, a click of button for installation and the platform is ready to go.

However, it will probably take some time in getting used to the platform in setting up your wordpress themes.

I encountered several issues when setting up this site and I did seek assistance from their online support for assistance. Their online support is responsive and they did manage to resolve my issues.

Conclusion

I am a satisfied customer of Bluehost. If you have decided on using WordPress, I would definitely recommend Bluehost to host your site.

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