Knowledge Base

Disk Space and Bandwidth Usage


If you would like to check the number of files, disk space used, or how much bandwidth you are using, you can use the three different tools found in the Bluehost Control Panel.

Most of your hosting usage can be reviewed from the Hosting tab.

Access Hosting

  1. Log in to your Bluehost Account Manager.
  2. Click the Hosting tab from the side navigation.

Disk Usage Panel

  1. Scroll down to the Usage section. Here, you will see an overview of your Disk Usage and File Count.
    Hosting Usage Tab

You can review additional usage statistics in the cPanel.

Disk Space Usage

  1. Under Quick Links, click on cPanel.
  2. Navigate to the Files section on the cPanel.
  3. Click the Disk Space Usage icon.

File Count

  1. Navigate to the Statistics section on the cPanel.
  2. Review the File Usage, which indicates the number of files you have stored on the service and the total allowed. This tally includes website files, emails, photos, videos, etc.

Inode Usage

An inode is a data structure that keeps the information about a file on your hosting account. The number of inodes indicates the number of files and folders you have. This includes everything on your account, emails, files, folders, and anything you store on the server. To learn more about checking and reducing inode count, please see Inode Limits.

Bandwidth Usage

  1. Navigate to the Metrics section on the cPanel.
  2. Click the Bandwidth.

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You may also refer to our Knowledge Base articles to help answer common questions and guide you through various setup, configuration, and troubleshooting steps.

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