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HostGator is a renowned name in the web hosting world, but not a beloved one. Lots of experienced users tend to look down on their hosting plans, but they’ve now come out swinging with a strong offering for WordPress users – their WordPress Cloud Hosting plans.
So we just want you to know that we are here to support you. If you find yourself stuck while setting up your site, or have any WordPress hosting question at all, we’re here for you and we’re happy to help. Feel free to shoot us a comment or reach out via social.
DreamHost has been around for 18 years, and is known for making web hosting easy. You get custom dashboard, 1-click WordPress install, automatic WordPress updates, unlimited space, unlimited bandwidth and free SSDs which makes your site 200% faster. DreamHost powers over 600,000 WordPress blogs and websites. There are no setup fees, and you also get a free domain.
However, their email offerings are pathetically bad. You can set up as many email accounts as you want, but delivery success is notoriously unreliable. That’s worse is that there’s no indication of whether an email got through to my customer. So, I’m left wondering every time I send a message whether it was received. That’s unacceptable. I’ve had to go with third-party email services such as G-Suite or Office 365 to ensure messages get delivered when sent.
Almost all hosting providers offer at least one unlimited plan where you are promised unlimited storage, unlimited email, unlimited bandwidth. There are even some providers that offer nothing but unlimited plans.
I’m very happy with ASmallOrange so I’d try them. However your situation sounds like you need expert help with your setup instead of throwing more resources at it. It might be worth getting a company like WP Valet or similar to go through your code/plugins and do a site audit.
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Curious why my host, WPEngine, is not included. It is certainly a hosting site, but are they a shared hosting site? What is the difference? Were the contenders selected from data that shows the most popular hosting sites?
However, based on feedback from our customers and reviews within the WordPress community, one of the most popular hosting companies for WordPress is Bluehost. Bluehost offers all kinds of hosting plans for different needs and requirements at very affordable cost. No matter if you’re running a blog as a hobby or a business website, at Bluehost you should be able to find the suitable hosting package for your purpose.
DreamHost offers instant provisioning which we like, but doesn’t use the commonly used Cpanel, instead providing their own control panel software. If you are familiar with Cpanel this will require a bit of a learning curve, but it isn’t complicated. DreamHost do provide an installer so getting WordPress setup was easy and painless.
I’ve been using Hostgator since a year and hosted many of my sites there! Their customer service is pretty good! I only faced couple of downtimes when their Provo servers had outrage. . . apart from that, I’m very satisfied with performance. . .
Tired of the smale old web hosting problems? Your site is down, your customers are complaining and you cannot access your own website. This happens every day with people like you. The problem is bad web hosting choices.
For an easy start we provide 1-click installer and free transfer. You can count on us for WordPress managed autoupdates and easy command line management with WP-CLI. For WordPress super speed we offer SuperCacher on all plans above the StartUp. Geeks can use WP staging and Git integration on our GoGeek, cloud and dedicated plans.
WP Engine is one of the most popular managed WordPress hosting providers. Their hosting plans include powerful in-house performance optimization, managed updates, 1-click staging environment, and more.
If you want something that is hassle-free, blazing fast, and offer mind-blowing support, then you have your answer. Basically, if your website is your business, and you can’t afford it go down, then pay the extra bucks for the exceptional service that you will get with managed WordPress hosting.