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DreamHost Review

When we start talking about the hosting industry, DreamHost is one of the companies that come to mind. It was founded in 1996, and that makes it one of the oldest hosting companies.

Since then, they are providing reliable shared, cloud, managed, dedicated, and WordPress hosting as well as domains, email, and other services.

In all of the solutions, there are provided tons of features like security support, easy WordPress installation, etc.

Today’s article will review DreamHost, its features, and see if it’s worth hosting your website on it.


DreamHost Features

The company has many various features, but there is nothing more impressive than the other hosting leaders.

Features that are included in every price plan:

  • Free Domain included
  • Unlimited Traffic
  • WordPress Pre-Installed
  • Free Automated WordPress Migrations
  • WP Website Builder
  • Fast SSD Storage
  • Free SSL Certificate

Open Source Platform

DreamHost is providing open-source software that contributes to code snippets creation, which is very good for the company and the developers. They are creating code libraries and databases.

Green Hosting

DreamHost company is one of the provides trying to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere. They use renewable energy to power their hosting and also use advanced cooling systems for their servers.

If you want to have speed and eco-friendly website hosting, you will not make a mistake if you choose DreamHost.

DreamHost Performnace

DreamHost provides a lot of speed optimizations to their servers.

The company uses the latest SSD technology, speed-optimized servers, and resource protection to improve the reliability to affect the performance positively.

The users also get a 100% Uptime Guarantee and 24/7 tech support through email and chat. More about the speed you will find in our speed test.

Speed Test

To test the speed of DreamHost properly we made a speed test on the Pingdom tool, where you can see that the page loading time is only 445ms which is faster than 97% of the websites.

DreamHost WordPress Hosting

As we all know, WordPress is the most popular and used CMS platform, and every hosting provider needs to have an optimized price plan solution for it.

DreamHost has definitely taken care of that and has provided three different WordPress hosting plans.

Shared WordPress Hosting

The first and the most affordable plan is “WordPress Basic“, which is Shared Solution optimized for WordPress with a site builder and pre-Installed WordPress.

You also have an option to test the plan in a 97-day period, and if you don’t like it, they will refund you the money. Unbelievable trial period.

In the shared WP plan, you also have:

  • 1 Website
  • Free Domain included
  • Unlimited Traffic
  • WordPress Pre-Installed
  • Free Automated WordPress Migrations
  • WP Website Builder
  • Fast SSD Storage
  • SSL CertificateAdd Email as low as $1.67/mo
  • 3 Year, 1 Year & Monthly Plans

Managed WordPress Solution

For more prominent users, there is a managed WordPress solution with high performance and reliability. The managed plan is also a WordPress optimized host with a fully managed interface.

In the plan, you have a stagging environment with which you can set a website for testing. You can test a particular service or product before officially release it on your official website.

The plan also provides great catching for better speed of your website and backups that will prevent any losses of your website due to eventual hacker attack or server crash.

As features you get:

  • Extreme Speed with Built-in Caching
  • Powerful tools like Email, Staging & Backups
  • Free WordPress Migration
  • 24/7 Expert WordPress Support
  • Plans Built for 1M+ Monthly Visitors
  • Up to 120GB SSD Storage
  • Unmetered Bandwidth
  • 1-Click Staging
  • SSL Certificate Pre-Installed
  • On-Demand + Daily Backups
  • 24/7 Priority WordPress Support
  • WP Website Builder
  • Unlimited CDN (in some plans)

DreamHost VPS Price Plans

DreamHost also provides Visual Private Server for WordPress. The plans have a lot of various features and options.

When you get the VPS solution, you will immediately get a one-click WP installation with a VPS control panel and managed interface.

The plans are speed optimized and guarantee 100% uptime. You get the latest SSD technology and scalable ram option, which can be helpful when your website starts to grow bigger, with only one click.

You can change the resources of your RAM. Free SSL and 24/7 support are also on the board. You can also benefit from the reseller feature which the DreamHost company provides.

More features:

  • Unlimited MySQL Databases
  • Unlimited Email Accounts
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Unlimited Website Hosting
  • Automatic Software Updates
  • Apache or Nginx

DreamHost Pros & Cons

After review the DreamHost hosting we want to give it an 8/10 rating find out why in the lines below.

What We Like?

  1. Features
  2. – If we have to give a verdict to DreamHost, we can say that the features and the options are great perks that the host has.

  3. WordPress
  4. – Another plus is the numerous WordPress plans and their features and comfort of use.

  5. Trial Period
  6. – DreamHost is the only company with over three months trial period to test their hosting plan.

What We Don’t Like?

  1. Performance
  2. – We got some performance issues due to our testing, not a big problem, but sometimes it can affect your website performance.

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