Bluehost vs HostGator Comparison Of Hosting Services

Terrible customer service! – I called multiple times to have my service terminated and was continuously charged. After my third call I was told by Jason that I was being charged because I left my card on file. Very untrustworthy company. He also refused to refund my money (over $160) because it was over 30 days ago! I called before but now there was nothing they could do to help. Save yourself the frustration. Jason Barison, Madison, WI

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A Bluehost vs HostGator comparison of two of the most popular web hosting service companies. In this video I will compare their cpanels, customer support, pricing, uptime, speed/performance, SEO integration, email features, extra features, etc.

Justin Bryant

  • White Hat
    Posted at 21:38h, 26 May

    Hostgator Baby Plan or Bluehost Plus plan to use for two domains using wordpress?

  • Kelly Smith
    Posted at 22:31h, 14 June

    Great video.

  • Mapple
    Posted at 22:32h, 16 October

    Both are owned by EIG so it's the same support, quality, staff etc…

  • Jason Dresch
    Posted at 20:16h, 31 October

    Great information!

  • Darlington Saro
    Posted at 19:34h, 01 November

    dreamhost is the best i love dreamhost

  • 20201fm
    Posted at 13:46h, 30 November

    Hostgator is worst one, I cancel it due to their terrible customer service, 0.40 – 1.5 an hour wait each time for them to reply on online chat, can you believe it, online Chat, and at the end, most of them are not qualified at all. Disaster really.

  • m1s73r4nd3rs0n
    Posted at 01:07h, 20 December

    Bluehost/HostGator Parent organization They're the same company !!!! Endurance International Group
    They've also acquired
    A Small Orange,
    SEO WebHosting,
    Justhost & thereby Hostclear,
    Apollo Hosting
    and this is just the tip of the iceberg.
    Says it all, really. They've "eaten up" at least 212 companies and at the very least as many as 30 of those are hosting companies and at least 90 are web/networking related.. Some peole might think that's a good thing, since with such a big company they ain't gonna go bust anytime soon are they
    (even though that never prevented the collapse of Barings, Enron, WorldCom Inc, Gen Motors, Lehman Brothers, American Airlines, MF Global, PG&E, Thornburg Mortgage, Chrysler, Conseco, CIT Group and Washington Mutual, all multi billion dollar companies with a combined worth of well over $1.5 trillion, yes that's trillion !) Pardon the pun, but I wouldn't bank on it.

    The point is, all this company does is just eat up other companies and so their goal is profiteering. The technical services they offer, the customer service and the usefulness to the wider internet community is either secondary or nil. Prime focus here is money by a huge percentage and so much so that they really do not care that much about the secondary areas, but it is those secondary areas that are so important, vital in fact, to their customers. Is it really such a good idea to have a single monstrous hosting company that will eventually completely wipe out all the competition or at best two or three super massive black holes that the internet fall into. If all hosting falls under a few large corporations then there's a way of controlling the internet and the internet is the the single best opportunity for the human race to remain free. Medicine and healthcare is almost totally in the hands of corporates, food manufacturing and distribution: the same, education is well and truly on its way to becoming a tool of propaganda and the mass media, well, that really has been wrapped up for decades.
    Oh ! Hostgator's shit so I switched to Bluehost, then Justhost and now I'm with A Small Orange, Whoopie !!! At least there's choice out there eh ? Well there is but it seems as soon as any hosting company gets to be decent they sell out. Where are the Whatsapp's of the hosting world ? Yes I know Whatsapp sold itself to zuckerburg (for, whatwasit ? $19billion) but the whole point of whatsapp was NO Advertising and I'm pretty sure there was a clause in the contract that whatsapp, following acquisition, would remain ad-free and it still is. So, I suppose someone like Koum, being absolutely totally loaded having $7billion in facebook shares and able to raise $274 million by selling a mere 4% of them, he could just get rid of EIG by buying them.

  • Brad Phillips
    Posted at 02:15h, 20 March

    Hostgator is absolutely terrible..

  • CJ Big bucks
    Posted at 21:59h, 21 April sign up here for discount!

  • Tryvaga
    Posted at 21:03h, 05 May

    Endurance International Group own about 86 hosting companies also fasthost and asmallorange. Asmallorange went offline they caused my business loss of revenue, so I took back my domain and then pointed it to their and Wa-La their website is down as of 5-5-2016

  • Lee Burkins
    Posted at 02:42h, 28 May


  • Morovo
    Posted at 17:40h, 29 May

    what you suggest me to choose from one of those

  • porsche804
    Posted at 13:44h, 09 June

    never heard so much uneducated dribble

  • john chan
    Posted at 21:22h, 15 June


  • Abdul Basit Suhail
    Posted at 19:41h, 22 July

    @Justin Bryant if both have same owner who do they have different different
    up-time / down-time both have same shared servers same support team

  • MrAvtokomanda
    Posted at 09:59h, 13 August

    This is A lie about Host Gator You Can Install WordPress give you Blank Page and on yours Video does not
    have Button like in mine that sey 49 Dollars and when you are on live Help chat they will give you login page and if you try to Log then they get rid of You , and that's it , dont Have your money 16 dollars and send you message whit Pay Your Bills and you actualy pay to them right now un thill they reach about 160 $ from some one ,and Custemer then mauby whil have some thing to work , i will Make Anti Propaganda Video , Contact me For More information ,, PS Doe's not Exist 45 days Money Back , Thats It You Dont have Those Money once When you'v Payd ,

  • MrAvtokomanda
    Posted at 10:07h, 13 August

    PS : Never Pay on Host Gator whit Credit Cards they mide to Pull Money for some Future that They Need , only Whit Debit Cards just to Have Enaf incede the Card for an about 16 $ to Check what kind of Story is , and if you Get F…. o.. , just to be only 16 $ ,

  • Robin Daniel
    Posted at 15:59h, 19 August

    Got bluehost exclusive discount link

  • Dianella Gonzalez
    Posted at 23:35h, 23 September

    DON'T GO TO BLUEHOST. The first thing you read in the main page, is:

    – "30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE", and in the description
    – "no hidden fees or penalties for ending your term early".

    I cancel my account one week later. And they keep 1/3 of the payment, they told me that the domain names are nonrefundable. Even when the page says "FREE DOMAIN", (so they keep money for a free thing?) and you don't get an email or something about that, you have to go by yourself to the terms of conditions to check if the information that they sell to you, is not false… and it is.

  • NaeandNea
    Posted at 23:18h, 30 September

    Has Hostgator improved the SEO integration since this vid?

  • jay hustlenomics
    Posted at 23:47h, 10 October

    just got my subscription and received 2 free weeks

  • Pluvia Aeterna
    Posted at 09:02h, 29 November

    great tut man!

  • CluelessEvil
    Posted at 14:02h, 15 December

    Thanks for the help. I've been on StartLogic for a decade and find it to be a bit overkill for what I need… as well as a bit uncomfortably priced. I'm gonna try one of these two

  • Sound sounds
    Posted at 23:10h, 18 December

    thnx man

  • Debabrata Acharjee
    Posted at 19:04h, 26 December

    Thank you for this video.
    Btw guys i have a link that gives 65% off if you signup in a month after that.
    Applies to first 1000 clicks so u myt wana hurry

  • Adora Estrella
    Posted at 00:44h, 04 February

    hi is this hostgator available in manila philippines

  • Theron Burrough
    Posted at 21:00h, 19 February

    Gr8 video! Hostgator's account suspension issue (I researched it) arose from scripts using more CPU or memory than allowed, slowing all accounts on that server. This has included sitemap scripts and (I gather) YOAST. I HAVE used HG for years and love my new Cloud service. This puts reseller accounts in a new light, however. If one customer's script shuts down all Websites on a reseller account, I wouldn't rely on it. If their policy is now to shut down the offending script and send a notice, that is far better than shutting down the account right away.

  • HR Training with Mohamed Sabry
    Posted at 16:27h, 03 March

    hostgtor is a very bad hosting service even wordpress optimized. their servers is now down from 2 days and till now they are not resolve this problem. it's just brand name and not equal what you pay

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