SiteGround’s hosting is awesome. I consider them a top tier shared host, with some really great features to boot. Founded in 2004, SiteGround is a privately held company headquartered in Sofia, Bulgaria. They employ over 320 people, and host more than 500,000 websites. Very Easy Setup Excellent Support Fast Hosting Speeds Hosting Server…
Bluehost is amongst the 20 largest web hosting companies in the world, but only holds around 1.4% of market share, as compared to GoDaddy’s 26%. Bluehost is a household name among internet marketers, bloggers, and small businesses, while GoDaddy is a household brand among non-technical layman. But who wins out when put to the test in this Bluehost vs GoDaddy head-to-head?
Learn how I was able to quickly and easily speed up WordPress for my client, improving response time and decreasing her load time by an average of 30%!
After years of working with WordPress, countless web hosts and caching plugins (both proprietary and open source), and manually optimizing CSS & JS from bulky WordPress themes, Autoptimize comes as a very welcomed free and highly effective plugin. I’ve installed it on many of my own websites, and encourage you to do the same.
HostMetro’s tagline is “affordable web hosting”, and they boast that you get affordable hosting with cPanel web hosting. They also have an attractive “Price Lock Guarantee”, which means you’ll be locked into a lifetime hosting price, without big rate increases down the road (think Comcast). But is an affordable, cPanel licensed price lock guarantee too good to be true? Well, unfortunately yes. As my late grandfather used to say, “You get what you pay for!”
There are literally hundreds of WordPress hosting options out there. How does one sort through them all and select the best plan for their needs? There’s shared hosting, VPS hosting, dedicated hosting, cloud hosting, and of course managed WordPress hosting. Below you’ll find my list of the very best of the best, based on my decade+ of hosting and managing hundreds of client web projects over the years.
The time to buy Bluehost or HostGator website hosting is now. Both web hosting companies are competitively priced and there are plenty of incentives to join either network.
As of May 2016, pricing has either hosting provider at less than $4 per month, coming to less than $50 per year. Bluehost Basic is $3.49 per month, with the HostGator Hatchling plan at $3.95/mo.
So which web host is right for you? While there are subtle differences between each service, the pricing, support, uptime and performance statistics are comparable. That said, here are the details you should know to ensure you’ll be able to make an educated decision when purchasing web hosting.
Just 5 years ago uptime and reliability of a hosting company was the key metric. Today, almost every web host has some kind of SLA uptime guarantee, typically boasting a 99% uptime statistic. So now that consistent uptime is pretty much guaranteed, what is the current benchmark for web hosts in 2015, and headed into 2016? » SPEED!
One of the most common questions I receive is which is the fastest web host? There are several resources out there that break down the fastest web hosting providers, but we figured we’d give it a good ole independent third-party analysis to determine once and for all, WHO IS THE FASTEST WEB HOSTING PROVIDER OF 2016?!