Compare 1&1, openElement, and Bluehost

Pricing

 
UNLIMITED
$0.99
per month
Starter
$7.99
per month
 
UNLIMITED PLUS
$4.99
per month
Performance
$12.99
per month
 
UNLIMITED PRO
$9.99
per month
Business Pro
$24.99
per month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
1&1
UNLIMITED
$0.99per month
UNLIMITED PLUS
$4.99per month
UNLIMITED PRO
$9.99per month
Free Trial Unavailable
openElement
Free Trial Unavailable
Bluehost
Starter
$7.99per month
Performance
$12.99per month
Business Pro
$24.99per month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.0
9.5
8.1
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.4
9.3
7.8
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.2
8.9
7.8
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.6
9.0
7.3
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.4
9.4
7.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
6.8
8.8
7.6
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
4.7
9.9
4.9
Meets Requirements
1&1
8.0
openElement
9.5
Bluehost
8.1
Ease of Use
1&1
7.4
openElement
9.3
Bluehost
7.8
Ease of Setup
1&1
8.2
openElement
8.9
Bluehost
7.8
Ease of Admin
1&1
7.6
openElement
9.0
Bluehost
7.3
Quality of Support
1&1
7.4
openElement
9.4
Bluehost
7.3
Ease of Doing Business With
1&1
6.8
openElement
8.8
Bluehost
7.6
Product Direction (% positive)
1&1
4.7
openElement
9.9
Bluehost
4.9

Features

Hosting Plans
Shared Hosting
1&1
7.8
openElement
9.5
Bluehost
7.7
Reseller Hosting
1&1
Not enough data available
openElement
9.2
Bluehost
7.9
VPS Hosting
1&1
8.1
openElement
9.2
Bluehost
7.3
Dedicated Hosting
1&1
7.2
openElement
9.2
Bluehost
8.3
Colocation Services
1&1
Not enough data available
openElement
9.1
Bluehost
7.9
Hosting Management
Storage Limits
1&1
8.0
openElement
9.1
Bluehost
8.4
Bandwidth Allowance
1&1
8.3
openElement
9.0
Bluehost
8.3
Email Hosting
1&1
8.2
openElement
9.5
Bluehost
7.4
Control Panel Integration
1&1
6.9
openElement
9.2
Bluehost
8.2
CMS Support
1&1
7.1
openElement
9.3
Bluehost
8.4
Web Framework Support
1&1
7.0
openElement
9.2
Bluehost
8.3
E-Commerce Integration
1&1
6.9
openElement
9.1
Bluehost
8.1
File Management
1&1
7.4
openElement
9.6
Bluehost
8.1
Database Support
1&1
7.2
openElement
9.3
Bluehost
7.9
Security Tools
1&1
7.8
openElement
9.3
Bluehost
8.0

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
79.7%
11.7%
78.3%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
11.6%
54.4%
14.7%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
8.7%
34.0%
7.0%
1&1
Small-Business
79.7%
Mid-Market
11.6%
Enterprise
8.7%
openElement
Small-Business
11.7%
Mid-Market
54.4%
Enterprise
34.0%
Bluehost
Small-Business
78.3%
Mid-Market
14.7%
Enterprise
7.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
14.5%
Apparel & Fashion
9.7%
Marketing and Advertising
16.3%
 
Internet
14.5%
Staffing and Recruiting
7.8%
Information Technology and Services
8.5%
 
Information Technology and Services
10.1%
Telecommunications
6.8%
Writing and Editing
6.2%
 
Computer Software
10.1%
Retail
6.8%
Internet
5.4%
 
Design
5.8%
Banking
5.8%
Design
5.4%
 
Other
44.9%
Other
63.1%
Other
58.1%
1&1
Marketing and Advertising
14.5%
Internet
14.5%
Information Technology and Services
10.1%
Computer Software
10.1%
Design
5.8%
Other
44.9%
openElement
Apparel & Fashion
9.7%
Staffing and Recruiting
7.8%
Telecommunications
6.8%
Retail
6.8%
Banking
5.8%
Other
63.1%
Bluehost
Marketing and Advertising
16.3%
Information Technology and Services
8.5%
Writing and Editing
6.2%
Internet
5.4%
Design
5.4%
Other
58.1%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Alisha R.
Administrator in Political Organization

The pricing for website URLs is the best around and the process for signing up and setting up your URL is very intuitive. Their website interface is easy to understand and navigate even for a new user. I have found their customer service and support to be...

Roselyn A.
User in Food & Beverages

A tool that allows the user to do a good job since its easy to use. The interface is user-friendly thus making it very easy to work with. It's not expensive, compared to other editors. openElement has a slick design with amazing features that are well...

Jesse D.
User in Internet

Easy to use. One click Wordpress installs. Good communication about maintenance. As somebody that just started blogging and has no idea what he was doing Bluehost is a very solid choice. I am very satisfied with my Website and the hosting they have...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Greg M.
Administrator in Internet

Sites had a fair number of outages. Customer support was abysmal... tickets were passed around the company like hot potatoes. Also encountered billing issues which were equally difficult to resolve.

Compliance C.
Administrator in Apparel & Fashion

I m using it for last 2 month and its user friendly but need some times more to habituate with open element.

Administrator in Building Materials

everything, poor customer service, slow server, easily hacked servers.

 
1&1
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Alisha R.
Administrator in Political Organization

The pricing for website URLs is the best around and the process for signing up and setting up your URL is very intuitive. Their website interface is easy to understand and navigate even for a new user. I have found their customer service and support to be...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Greg M.
Administrator in Internet

Sites had a fair number of outages. Customer support was abysmal... tickets were passed around the company like hot potatoes. Also encountered billing issues which were equally difficult to resolve.

openElement
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Roselyn A.
User in Food & Beverages

A tool that allows the user to do a good job since its easy to use. The interface is user-friendly thus making it very easy to work with. It's not expensive, compared to other editors. openElement has a slick design with amazing features that are well...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Compliance C.
Administrator in Apparel & Fashion

I m using it for last 2 month and its user friendly but need some times more to habituate with open element.

Bluehost
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jesse D.
User in Internet

Easy to use. One click Wordpress installs. Good communication about maintenance. As somebody that just started blogging and has no idea what he was doing Bluehost is a very solid choice. I am very satisfied with my Website and the hosting they have...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Administrator in Building Materials

everything, poor customer service, slow server, easily hacked servers.

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