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WP Engine vs Bluehost

Overview of WP Engine web hosting plans

4.5/5

WP Engine offer best in class managed WordPress hosting for businesses of all sizes.WP Engine provide managed hosting plans so that site owners can focus less on security and speed and more on development and content. WP Engine offer a unique staging area that allows a site to be built and launched separately. Various pricing plans cater to websites that have become too big for shared hosting and need a platform which can scale.

Pros

  • Extremely scalable
  • 60 day money back guarantee
  • No contract

Cons

  • Expensive price point
  • Limit on daily site visitors
  • Costly for multiple sites

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Pricing

Startup
$35/ month

Growth
$115/ month

Scale
$290/ month

Features

Overall Rating
Speed
Disk Space
Bandwidth
Value for Money
Customer Support
  • Free Domain Name
  • WordPress Support
  • Free Website Migration
  • Free Backup Services
  • Free SSL Certificate
  • Free CDN
  • 24/7 Support
  • Marketing Offers
  • Cron Jobs
  • Shell Access
  • FTP Accounts
  • E-commerce Ready

Business Information

Customer Support
wpengine.com/support
Location
USA
Website
www.wpengine.com

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Overview of Bluehost shared hosting

4.5/5

One of the WordPress.org officially recognized hosting companies, Bluehost offers one click WordPress install. A low starting price-point of $2.75/ month makes Bluehost even more intriguing. With a user friendly back end and cPanel, unlimited disk space cannot be beat. For eCommerce businesses, Bluehost offers multiple free shopping carts along with a free SSL and CDN for every subscriber. Bluehost offer shared hosting plans a three levels, ensuring a option to suit nearly anyone looking for shared hosting.

Pros

  • Great disk space
  • Top of the line security features
  • Easy to use

Cons

  • Lowest price is contract locked
  • Site migration fee
  • Upselling is aggressive

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Pricing

Basic
$2.95/ month

Plus
$5.95/ month

Choice Plus
$5.95/ month

Features

Overall Rating
Speed
Disk Space
Bandwidth
Value for Money
Customer Support
  • Free Domain Name
  • WordPress Support
  • Free Website Migration
  • Free Backup Services
  • Free SSL Certificate
  • Free CDN
  • 24/7 Support
  • Marketing Offers
  • Cron Jobs
  • Shell Access
  • FTP Accounts
  • E-commerce Ready

Business Information

Customer Support
my.bluehost.com/hosting/help
Location
Bulgaria
Website
www.bluehost.com

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