SiteGround is one of the top-rated hosting companies in the WordPress community. They offer unique in-house performance optimization and security which is why they’re one of the officially recommended WordPress hosting providers.
WP Engine shows great performance when accessing the site from a New York server (even though New York and California are properly away). European connections are also really good. Lastly, Melbourne connections get a bit lower performance.
One of the oldest web hosts started in 1996, Bluehost has become the largest brand name when it comes to WordPress hosting. They are an official ‘WordPress’ recommended hosting provider. With Bluehost, you never have to worry about your website being slow even when there is a lot of traffic. Their 24/7 expert support is always there to help when you need it by phone, email, or live chat. They are rated #1 in web hosting for small businesses. On top of that, they are offering WPBeginner users an exclusive 50% off discount, a free Domain, free SSL, free CDN, security firewall, staging sites, and other dev tools.
Like mobile phone contracts, you can either pay for cloud hosting on a pay-as-you-go basis or on a flat-fee basis. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the most popular PAYG cloud hosting solutions, which allows you to pay for the number of seconds that you run a web host.
Our WordPress hosting platform is managed by experts and has all the features you need including: having it pre-installed by a technical expert, auto-updates, free backups, WP-CLI integration and more. And you have 24/7 access to our U.S. based support team.
Shared hosting is very inexpensive and widely popular. This is why shared hosting really ideal for starter business websites and low-traffic blogs. As your business scales, you’ll want to consider a more robust hosting solution.
To ensure that WP Engine hadn’t become complacent, I phoned up their support several times and asked questions about a test account I’d created. Every time I called I was speaking with a friendly technician within less than 2 minutes. Out of all the hosts I’ve ever used or tested, WP Engine is above and beyond the rest when it comes to customer support.
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Using a control panel that you’re familiar with and can get swiftly in and out of is important to your workflow. So, if that means having cPanel and WHM available, then pay close attention to the web host’s specs before signing up.
One of the most often asked question by our users is “Do I have to pay to use WordPress?”. We tell them that WordPress is a free and open source software, which is usually followed by, “Why is WordPress Free?”. In this post, we will discuss why WordPress is free, the costs of running a WordPress site, and what’s the catch?