Bluehost is supposed to be one of the most dependable website hosting providers. But is it really? How can you be sure?!
The only way to make certain is to have tracked the uptime/downtime of Bluehost for a very long period, which gives us statistically sound data as to whether your Bluehost hosted website will deliver the promised 99.9% uptime.
As you’ll know, Bluehost has loads of servers, and the results below are for 1 of our website hosted on a shared hosting account on a single server. Your findings may differ a bit, but on average, this data is dependable.
Bluehost.com Uptime/Downtime Test from 2007 to Today
Here are our statistics of how many outages our Bluehost hosted website had over the last few years.
We pay for a service that pings the website every 5 minutes, which shows us whether the website is up and running, or not.
Bluehost Uptime Test
As you can see, Bluehost is more or less in-line with their guarantee of 99.9% uptime. They did have a bad year back in 2008 with only 99.1% uptime, but that has not recurred ever since.