BlueHost – Best Overall Hosting
- FREE domain and site builder
- 1-click WordPress installs (also endorsed and recommended by WordPress)
- Unlimited site traffic and in-house support available 24/7
- Usually $7.99/month, but our visitors pay $2.95/month!
- Industry-leading server hardware and reliability
- All accounts now include PHP7 which increases WordPress site speed more than 40% vs PHP 5.6
- Free caching and CDN further maximize your site speed/performance
If you’re starting a blog, BlueHost is a great option. Their most affordable Basic shared hosting plan is currently $2.95/month (exclusive for our visitors), and gives you everything you need to launch a blog with WordPress. If you want to move your existing blog to a new host and your site gets less than 1,000 visitors daily, BlueHost’s shared platform is still worth a try… (See the full BlueHost review)
HostGator – Best Host to Grow With
- Get up to 2.5X faster load times due to super charged cloud architecture, low-density servers, CDN, and multiple caching layers
- The control panel is simplified and optimized for bloggers using WordPress.
- If you have an existing blog you want to transfer to HostGator, they offer free website migration.
- All plans include automatic backup with easy, one-click restores.
HostGator offers two types of hosting plans which you may want to consider for your blog: Shared Hosting – starting at only $3.95/month for 1 blog/website. WordPress Cloud – starting at only $5.95/mo for 1 blog/website. Tip: Use code GET60OFF to lower those prices even more. If it makes financial sense, I strongly recommend you go with WordPress Cloud for your blog. Here’s why… Get… (See the full HostGator review)
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