Bluehost vs iPage Comparison – Which is Best Hosting in 2018?

It is always harder to compare something, which has very similar values with the other one. Bluehost and I Page are well-known names in hosting world since they are very competitive in plans, pricing, and quality.

BlueHost vs iPage Comparison

This Bluehost vs iPage comparison guide is mainly focused on the reliability and performance for running Word-Press websites on these hosting. Let’s look into some basic knowledge about both the hosting companies.

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Started in 1996 1998
Re-Launch 2003 2009
Owner Endurance International Group Endurance International Group
Holding 3+ Million Domains 1 Million Domains

 

Bluehost and I Page are part of the same company known as Endurance International Group. In fact, this company holds more than hundred hosting companies including Hostgator, Big-Rock and I Page. EIG Group is one of the internet’s largest hosting providers. Now, enough of history session, we will look into the details of both hostings.

Speed & Performance – Bluehost vs iPage

Even though both Bluehost and iPage belong to the same EIG group, their servers are different. That difference in the server can easily identify while comparing the speed of both Bluehost and iPage. Bluehost has a better server speed while comparing to iPage. Bluehost uses Tier-4-Word class data-center same as I Page, but the careful design of hosting architecture made Bluehost better than iPage while compared with server speed.

Our engineers have tested website speed while hosted with Bluehost and Ipage from different server locations and we found Bluehost is 30% faster than I page in almost all locations.

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User Interface – Bluehost vs iPage

We have talked many times about the beauty of Bluehost C-Panel. But I Page has a c-panel system called, v-deck c-panel system. It is much similar to blue host’s word class C-Panel but not better than bluehost C-Panel.

BlueHost C-Panel

iPage V-Deck C Panel

Web Hosting Plans Comparison

Bluehost and iPage recently cut down their monthly charge for every plans and Bluehost now giving Basic plan at $3.95/ month. While comparing to Bluehost, IPage will be a better option those who are interested to spend less money on hosting. I Page is giving its basic plan for 1.99$.

Let’s Go through the Price comparison of both Bluehost and iPage by the table below.

 

HOSTING PROVIDER MONTHLY RENTAL FOR 1 YEAR PLAN 30 DAYS RENTAL FOR 2 YEAR PLAN MONTHLY RENTAL FOR 3 YEAR PLAN
BlueHost 5.45$ 4.95$ 3.95$
iPage 2.99$ 2.49$ 1.99$

iPage vs Bluehost Security Comparison

Recently, before two years Bluehost and many other hosting providers that are owned by Endurance International Group faced a very high-security breach. In March 2015, Syrian Electronic Army hacked almost every hosting by EIG group that includes Hostgator, Bluehost, JustHost, and FastDomain. But after that incident, Bluehost enhanced their security features and now they have world’s most safe “Layered Security system”. Since both hosting are a part of EIG Group, they have appreciable security features.

BlueHost vs iPage Customer Support

This is the only part where I Page is getting a lead on this comparison. Bluehost is considered as one of the top-notch hostings in the world, but due to the heavy number of customers they have, they couldn’t manage their customer support feature well. Recently a report says that Bluehost took 194 hours to solve a problem of the customer. After that news came up, Bluehost’s average responding time jumped to 37 minutes.

I page is holding more than 1 million websites, but they are far better than Bluehost while considering customer support.

Conclusion – Which one is better in 2017?

Compared to iPage, Bluehost is far better in features, C-Panel, Speed, and Reliability. But iPage is very cheaper while compared to Bluehost. It can be useful for budding bloggers and websites which have very low traffic. If you want to run a personal blog/Website, no-business websites, Ipage will be a better option

If you are planning to build a business website, don’t take a risk by selecting iPage. You can opt for Bluehost and feel satisfied and tension free.

Hope this Bluehost vs iPage comparison helped you to choose the best hosting plan. To know more about both hosting in detail, you can take a look at our other blog posts listed below. Do share your thoughts and comments in the below box.

  • Moussa Lhoussaine says:

    Hello:
    I am client of bluehost since 2012, and 4 month ago am not happy about hosting
    always new problems,now I have VPS and SSL security, but still very very very bad service too slow load pages.
    when I chat or call support always the same answer for any question: “please optimise your website, if you don’t know how you can hire developer”.
    Iuse wordpress and woocommerce.

    • Sarath Bhaskar says:

      Thank You for letting us know some real problem, Moussa. Our Team will Check your website and we will try to give you a solution ASAP. We will get back to you within next 24 hours.Keep Visiting.

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