Bluehost Sponsors 2013 OpenWest Conference

The entire Bluehost platform is built on open source technology and we’ve long supported the open source community to help it thrive. In that tradition, Bluehost took a major leadership role in the 2013 OpenWest Conference, a regional IT conference focused on free and open source software. The development, quality assurance, product/project management, and Bluehost Open Source […]

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Bluehost Presents Operational Case Study at OpenStack Summit

Since the beginning, Bluehost has been built with open source technology. You could say it’s in our blood. So to expand our products and to support our customers with the best hosting services possible, we have been pioneering implementation of new, cutting edge OpenStack technology. Recently, several members of our admin team attended the 2013 […]

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Data Center Update

Last night we experienced some issues in our data center that affected a portion of our clients. We wanted to take a moment to let you know what happened. At approximately 6:22 PM MST our primary Data Center experienced an electrical transient. An Automatic Transfer Switch on one of our legs of power failed, causing […]

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Why Our Increasing Reliance on Hosting is a Good Thing!

A decade ago, many people were content to hire someone to assist with tasks they couldn’t easily manage on their own.  Whether it was paying an electrician to install light fixtures, a doctor to diagnose disease or a housekeeper to help keep the floors clean, many people found it necessary or just plain practical to […]

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Video Calls-to-Action with Viewbix

Video is a great way to enhance your website, especially if you’re a business. But even the most viral video is wasted if it doesn’t encourage people to take some form of action. We’ve found a new tool that makes calls-to-action even better: Viewbix. It overlays calls to action right onto your video making them […]

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To our customers affected by Sandy

We’ve received many inquires from our customers as to whether our Bluehost headquarters has been affected by the storms caused by hurricane Sandy. Thankfully, our offices are located on the opposite coast and our servers and our staff are clear of the hurricane’s path. However, our customers in the Eastern United States are affected by […]

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Customer Spotlight: Sarah Metzger

We love our customers, and we’re not just saying that! Genuine customer service is one of our foundational principles here at Bluehost. We strive to do whatever we can to help our clients succeed. Typically we do this over the phone, but every so often we are lucky enough to meet a client in person […]

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Building a business website: Choosing a Web Host

Web hosting is one of the most important decisions you make as you begin the process of building your website. But what is hosting exactly? And how do you decide which host to go with out of the hundreds available?  Think of hosting as your website’s home. Without web hosting, your website wouldn’t be online […]

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