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Bluehost Named Winner in the 2022 Horizon Interactive Awards

Bluehost eCommerce Online Store + Marketplace Product Wins Bronze Award

JACKSONVILLE, FL — March 14, 2023: Bluehost, a trusted web hosting provider specializing in WordPress, received the Horizon Interactive Bronze Award for its eCommerce “Online Store + Marketplace” product.

In September 2022, Bluehost launched its WordPress eCommerce solution, giving small businesses (SMBs) a curated WordPress online store builder experience – no coding experience needed. The solution allows SMBs to manage their inventory across multiple marketplaces such as Amazon, eBay and Etsy, from one place – a clear differentiator in today’s fast-paced eCommerce environment. Customers are guided every step of the way in visually creating their digital store through themes unique to Bluehost.

The Horizon Interactive Awards is a prestigious international competition recognizing outstanding achievement among interactive media producers from all over the world. In its 21st year, the competition received 650 entries from around the world including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Columbia, Cyprus, Germany, Hong Kong, Ire-land, Portugal, Qatar, Turkey, Taiwan, Ukraine, UK and the US.

An international panel of judges, consisting of industry professionals with diverse backgrounds evaluated nearly 60 categories spanning multiple media types including: web sites, mobile applications, print media, interactive dis-plays, public exhibits, online advertising, video, email and more. The 2022 winning entries showcase the industry’s best interactive media solutions from some of the top designers, producers and developers all over the globe. The Horizon Interactive Awards holds the competition at the end of each year with the winners being announced in the following spring.

Recognized as Horizon Interactive Bronze Award winner, Bluehost's new eCommerce solutions addresses the needs of small businesses looking for the flexibility and power of WordPress, but with a curated experience providing the perfect balance of security, reliability, and functionality to help them launch and grow their online businesses.  The Online Store + Marketplace product brings together the power of WordPress, the flexibility of WooCommerce and the simplicity of YITH plugins to empower users to easily create online stores that truly stand out from the rest. Many users want the full features of WordPress but struggle with the complexity; the Bluehost solution makes it easy by guiding the store creation process via a few simple steps.

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About Bluehost

Bluehost is the leading web hosting solutions provider specializing in WordPress. Since its founding in 2003, Bluehost has been trusted by millions of people because it makes building, growing, and managing successful WordPress websites easy. Bluehost delivers a suite of WordPress solutions designed with the perfect mix of guidance, tools, and expertise to build a professional website. Bluehost is a part of the Newfold Digital family of brands. For more information on Bluehost, visit


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Newfold Digital is a leading web and commerce technology company serving nearly 7 million customers globally. Established in 2021 through the combination of leading web services providers Endurance Web Presence and Group, our portfolio of brands includes: Bluehost, CrazyDomains, HostGator, Network Solutions,,, Yoast, YITH, and many others. We help customers of all sizes build a digital presence that delivers results. With our extensive product offerings and personalized support, we take pride in collaborating with our customers to serve their online presence needs. Learn more about Newfold Digital at


About the Horizon Interactive Awards

In its 21st season, the Horizon Interactive Awards was created to recognize excellence in interactive media production worldwide. Since 2001, the competition has received tens of thousands of entries from over 50 countries around the world and nearly all 50 US States. Each year, those entries are narrowed down to the “best of the best” to be recognized and promoted on an international stage for their excellence. The judging process involves a blend of the Horizon Interactive Awards advisory panel and a rotating panel of volunteer judges consisting of respected and engaged industry professionals. Winning entries have been dubbed the “best of the best” in the interactive media industry.