Bluehost Celebrates 14 Years

Today is our birthday and we are celebrating for the next two days. In this 14th year of our existence, we decided to take a walk down memory lane. Plus, we have a giveaway that you can learn about, here and here!

Our History

In the early 2000’s, all web hosting companies did pretty much the same thing. They covered basic web hosting with out-of-the-box solutions, and they did it poorly. When Matt Heaton and Danny Ashworth founded Bluehost in 2003, their goal was simple: build a better hosting company.
Bluehost’s dedication to quality earned the respect of partners in open source and development communities, including WordPress. Its unprecedented approach to providing 24/7 support attracted loyal fans worldwide, and soon Bluehost’s referral program grew to be one of the largest in the world. In 2010, Bluehost earned its 2 millionth customer and in 2012 was acquired by Endurance International Group. With their backing and support we’ve been able to accelerate our mission in every way. Learn more about our parent company and how we work better together.
Since joining the Endurance family, Bluehost has continued to grow dramatically. We now over a wide range of next-gen cloud solutions, services, and integrated products. Our brand leverages new channels and markets across the globe.

Committed to WordPress

We believe WordPress is the best web software in the world. Our platform overs the best WordPress experience possible and together we empower people like no other partnership can.
We’re proud to be recommended by WordPress since 2005. We sponsor WordCamps worldwide, continually train to be genuine WordPress experts, and even assign engineers on our team to full-time WordPress CORE development. No one powers WordPress better or understands it more than we do.

Committed to a Better Web

It’s not just about getting people online. It’s about creating a better, safer web for everyone in the process. We fight spammers, block pornography, and invest in countless open source projects to help push the internet to its full potential. We promote web civility and do all we can to foster a safe place where the young and old, novice and pro, can fully harness the web to accomplish great things.

Contributing to Open Source

From our servers to our internal tools to the scripts our customers rely on, we’re built on open source. To give back to the community we work hand-in-hand with developers to leverage our resources and expertise towards helping their software thrive. With a development team experienced in optimizing over 80 open source platforms, Bluehost is the world’s leading solution for open source implementation and development.

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Machielle Thomas
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