More and more websites are now using WordPress as their choice of CMS to power their websites, blogs, e-commerce, etc. WordPress is the most popular publishing platform used around the world and there are web hosting companies who have dedicated their service around WordPress. As your website receives more and more visitors, it becomes more and more important to choose the right web hosting solution for your website. Speed, performance, download time starts to become more important to make sure that your website is optimized for use by your visitors.
Choosing the right web hosting company is often an overlooked component which can have an adverse effect on your websites success.
Research shows slow websites frustrate consumers. If your WordPress based website is periodically slowing down or “lagging”, it could be costing you potential customers.
Search engines now use the speed of your website as one of the factors to determine your SEO. Faster sites will get better rankings as they provide a better user experience.
Over the last few months, I have started my research to determine which web hosting company and solution I will be choosing to migrate my site to and I am determined which company will provide me with the best bang for my money. The criteria’s I am looking for in a web hosting company is, speed, performance, knowledgeable support staff and of course last but not least pricing.
If you’re like me and are shopping around to start or migrate your existing WordPress site, I’ve listed the sites which I have narrowed down as my choices.
Their premium WordPress hosting is built on a blazing-fast managed hosting platform, optimized to the exacting standards of professional WordPress designers and developers. It’s WordPress made both easier to use and more powerful, never dumbed-down.
Their monthly hosting price is a reasonable $29.00/month
Superfast WordPress optimized hosting is their tagline and this is one of my finalist which I am leaning heavily towards in moving my site to. Their pricing plan is very affordable and can have multiple installs with their lowest plan. They also provide migration for existing WordPress sites which is a great time saver for me and also a great value for site owners who need help in this area. Take s the worry out of your hand.
Their monthly hosting plan starts at $24.99
Pagely offers managed WordPress hosting solutions for all users and applications. Pagely is the first product to focus exclusively on solving the technical challenges of WordPress security, performance optimization, and maintenance automation.
Their monthly hosting plan starts at $24.00
Pressable is a reliable WordPress hosting for businesses and developers who expect more.
The company is dedicated to making WordPress hosting easy, fast, and reliable at scale. Organizations of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 100 companies, use Pressable’s Content Publishing Platform to share branded content with millions of viewers every day.
Their monthly hosting plan starts at $25.00
Their WordPress Hosting plans are optimized exclusively for WordPress websites. They will also transfer your website and leave you worry free. Key feature is a custom configuration exclusively designed to make WordPress websites run their best. We limit our servers to 30 accounts per IP, which allows us to provide between 5x – 10x more server resources to your WordPress website.
Their monthly hosting plan starts at $7.99 for their standard plan to $19.99 for their managed plan.
As their tag line implies, they are a managed WordPress hosting company for web designers and developers for their clients. They provide a free service of moving your current WordPress site from your current host to Flywheel for free. You choose a hosting plan for your site when you’re happy.
Their monthly hosting plan starts at $15.00
A Canadian based managed WordPress hosting company. Designed for small business to Agencies who require a serious WordPress managed hosting platform.
Their monthly hosting plan starts at $24.00
WPEngine core business is hosting WordPress powered websites. WP Engine is a powerful hosting platform for WordPress users that focuses on three main WordPress site issues: Security, Speed, and Scalability. They take the technical aspects of running your site so you can focus on what matters most.
Their monthly hosting plan starts at $29.00
Shared hosting works great for WordPress — until you’ve outgrown it. When you push the boundaries of shared hosting you risk site slowdowns, website errors, and frustrated visitors. DreamPress gives you a powerful, WordPress-optimized hosting environment, complete with built-in server caching to get your site running at blazing-fast speeds.
Their monthly hosting plan starts at $19.95