When comparing GoDaddy vs Bluehost, the Slant community recommends Bluehost for most people. In the question“What are the best cheap web hosting services?” Bluehost is ranked 8th while GoDaddy is ranked 11th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Wider selection of Domain extensions (New gTLDs)
Trusted and with one of the widest selection of new domain extensions.
Pro Recommended by Wordpress.org
Con Hostile to digital freedom for having supported SOPA
Con Bad customer service
Con Annoying notifications
Con Sneaky business practices
Several users reported that GoDaddy quickly registered domains they were searching before the user could do, so the company could sell the domain to them afterwards for a higher price.
Con Checkout process is a hassle
You have to decline or avoid too many upsells.
Con Only US servers
The customer representatives confirm that there are only US servers. You still can use it in other parts of the world, but for a better connection you should definitely consider other options.
Con Admin UI is hard to use due to the ad first design
Con Has Been Hacked
BlueHost has suffered security breaches before and was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army in 2015, along with other EIG-owned hosts.
Con Owned by EIG
Endurance International Group (EIG) is notorious for buying out web hosts and customers often notice a drop in quality and support. They also own BlueHost.
BlueHost has been under fire in the past for censoring web pages for controversial people.