Shared hosting is one of the most common hosting types which are used by most of the bloggers, internet marketers, webmasters because of the simplicity in usage. Unlike VPS or dedicated hosting, in shared hosting you don’t need to have a more technical knowledge to set up your website. So, In this Bluehost Vs Dreamhost Comparison, we compared shared hosting services of these web hosting companies.
In the previous article at Bhostbuyers.com, we compared and decided which is the best work for your website Bluehost or Godaddy. Now we are going to compare Bluehost with Dreamhost web hosting. Bluehost is one of the most popular, trusted and reliable hosting company. If you are a regular reader of Bhostbuyers you definitely know very well about Bluehost web hosting company. Bluehost is most trusted company when it comes to the web hosting services. Dreamhost also a versed web host company. There are many common things in both the companies. So, compared them till depth to help people understand the difference, according to the performance, reliability, price, features and support.
Read the full Bluehost or Dreamhost hosting review to evaluate which hosting is best for you according to your priorities. There is one big difference between these hosting companies which can’t be ignored is that Bluehost is part of Endurance International Group, whereas Dreamhost is not hosting their data at EIG. EIG is the major company where many web hosting companies hosting their data. Many of us not aware of this fact.
Bluehost Vs Dreamhost Comparison
The one thing I have seen that both companies are expanding really fast, but Bluehost offered hosting services in many Geo locations like Bluehost India, China. They subdivided their company based on many Geo locations. Which helps local businessmen, local websites to grow in their targeted area. Which helps in faster results and server response time in that country.
Hosting Packages and Pricing
As you know Bluehost offered three packages in their shared hosting services, namely basic, plus and pro. Which helps buyers to choose a plan according to their need and priorities. But at the same time, Dreamhost offered only one shared hosting plan which restricts the user to choose conveniently.
Dreamhost offered shared hosting plan at 8.95/month, which is costlier than Bluehost Hosting and not offered more features than Bluehost plus plan except unlimited domains. Which is not at all beneficial if you have not so many websites. It also not supports SSH, PostgreSQL, Cronjobs, .htaccesss override, So we hardly recommend to go with Bluehost. Check out the below table which will give you a brief idea about their hosting packages and pricing. Pro tip: You can use our Bluehost Coupon to get the huge discount.
When we come to the technical support section, we always say that there is no comparison of Bluehost. They both offer 24X7 support service, but Dreamhost not supports chat and call service which is horrible. Chat support is the necessary nowadays to receive a quick response to your problems. Do you wait hours to receive a respond to your problem, we can’t. So, Think before buying and don’t waste your money.
Dreamhost only supports email and ticket system, whereas Bluehost supports all types of support systems. So, here definitely Bluehost is the winner by a far margin.
The control panel is the most interacting area for the user which any hosting buyer used after buying web hosting. Bluehost gives cPanel control panel which standard for most of the web hosting companies. Cpanel is easy to use and find different tools of hosting. But Dreamhost doesn’t offer standard cPanel, it has its own custom control panel to use. If you are a beginner, we recommend going with Bluehost web hosting because cPanel is easy to use.
Below is an image of standard cPanel of Bluehost Hosting and Control panel of Dreamhost web hosting.
Website Performance and Uptime Report
When it comes to Speed and performance of the website, both Bluehost, and Dreamhost hosting gives good results. Both gives better speed and server response time than an average web host. Bluehost has an average server response time of 314ms and Dreamhost has average server response time of 483. There is tough competition, but again Bluehost Beats the Dreamhost with its much faster server and great response time. Which is possible with its recently installed 7,500 Dell branded servers configured with multiple AMD Operton CPUs, 32~64GB DDR3 memory Bandwidth exceeding 15,000Mbits totally.
The hosting performance with WordPress is an important aspect which most of us excited to know about. WordPress is the most used content management system which most of the webmasters used for their blogs. Both Dreamhost & Bluehost has good performance with WordPress hosting, and both offered one click installation services to install various applications like WordPress.
Both web hosting companies have uptime report of 99.9%,which is great. But if you have to choose one, we recommend Bluehost over Dreamhost hosting.
Instead of making this Bluehost vs Dreamhost comparison too long we come to the conclusion of the above tests. From the above comparison in the different fields of web hosting, we have found that Bluehost is the best web hosting with its performance, reliability and features provided at affordable prices. We strongly recommend buying Bluehost Hosting which fits your budget and performance required.
If I have to give points according to their overall services on the scale of 1 to 5 (where 5 is the maximum score) I will give the below rating to these web hosting companies.
- Bluehost: 4.5/5.0
- Dreamhost: 3.9/5.0
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