DreamHost is over 25years old in the industry with over 1.5 million sites on its server. It has amazing performance during these years and still maintains an average uptime of 99.6% and page speeds (719 ms).
DreamHost’s has a wide range of hosting plans, and other popular apps like WordPress, Wix, Weebly and, others. These shared hosting plans have unlimited disk space and bandwidth.
One good benefit you can find is the 97-days money-back guarantee to test out the service. Some few cons about DreamHost are; the limited customer support, you can’t import from other cPanel site and migration is also a headache. Let’s take a look at the general performance of Dreamhost
|OVERALL RANK:||Rated #9 out of 32 web hosts|
|SPEED:||719ms on average|
|UPTIME:||99.96% on average|
|SUPPORT:||Ticket & Callback|
|APPS:||WordPress, Drupal, Blogger, Shopify, Wix, and more|
|FEATURES:||Free SSL, Unlimited bandwidth and storage, free domain 1st year|
|HOSTING PLANS:||Shared, WordPress, Cloud, VPS, and Dedicated web Servers|
|SITE TRANSFER:||Not Free|
|PRICING:||Hosting plan Starting at $2.59/mo (same renewal price)|
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DREAMHOST VS SITEGROUND
SiteGround and DreamHost have similar service feature when you compare each other. Most people that are loyal to Dreamhost will always speak well of them, but Sitground offers better and reliable services. Technically, Siteground has advanced functionality over Dreamhost, but when it comes to VPS and dedicated plan DreamHost is the winner.
Dreamhost offers more resources over SiteGround. Dreamhost provides more services support such as Database support, payment support, Langauge support, and CMS support over SitGround. You can see more Dreamhost vs Siteground comparison reviews
DREAMHOST VS BLUEHOST
DreamHost looks promising over Bluehost in some aspect. They claim 100% uptime, which is similar to Bluehost 99% uptime.
I haven’t used either host personally, but am comparing the results based on user reviews. Technically, I can only see slight differences and similarities between them.
When it comes to pricing, Bluehost is far cheaper than DreamHost. Bluehost hosting plan starts from $2.95 per month, while DreamHost starts from $8.95 per month, which can be a big turn off for most people. Read more Dreamhost vs Bluehost comparison
DREAMHOST VS GODADDY
DreamHost VS GoDaddy, which is the best? GoDaddy has over 13million users, and DreamHost has 1.5million users.
DreamHost uses AMD and SSD latest technology to improve the loading speed while GoDaddy uses a Core i7 processor a kind of outdated technology.
Overall, DreamHost has better quality and advanced features over GoDaddy. Check out DreamHost VS GoDaddy Comparison to learn more.
What is DreamHost NameServer?
The nameservers for Dreamhost domain management are shown below. You can set up your Nameserver using these extensions
How to change your DreamHost Nameserver?
Here are the steps to change or update your DreamHost nameserver
- Go to the Registration page
- Next to your domain, open the whois info
- Click on the Edit button
- Click the Nameserver, and select ‘Use another host’s nameserver’
- You can now add the nameserver inside the box
How do I point my GoDaddy domain to Dreamhost?
You may have your domain sitting in your Godaddy account, and want to host your website on DreamHost. These are simple steps to point your Godaddy nameserver to DreamHost.
- Login to your Godaddy account
- Go to ‘My products’ from here you will see your domains
- Find the Domain “DNS” and click on it.
- Change the nameservers:
- NS1.DREAMHOST.COM, NS2.DREAMHOST.COM, and NS3.DREAMHOST.COM