For most users, our shared web hosting is sufficient for a WordPress site, but there are occasions when page load times and site responsiveness are critical to the success/image you're trying to establish for your business. You need premium, optimised, super-fast WordPress hosting, but VPS or dedicated servers are simply too expensive and/or complicated to get involved with!
If you've created a highly dynamic WordPress site and need the fastest possible page load speeds, but don't have the resources to splash out on a VPS or Dedicated server, then we have the perfect web hosting solution for you!
SiteGround is one of the most popular WordPress hosts and are very well recognised in the WordPress community; in fact they have been officially recommended by WordPress.org as one of the best and brightest WordPress hosting providers! They provide unique in-house WordPress speed and security solutions to make your site as fast and secure as possible. They offer automatic upgrades, built-in WP caching and CDN as standard. They are one of the few companies offering location specific hosting with data centres in the USA (Chicago), Europe (London and Amsterdam) and Singapore.
What's more, we can currently offer you up to 60% off the normal price, for up to 3 years! The normal cost of the SiteGround Start Up plan is £6.95pm, but you can sign up for up to 3 years at the price of just £2.75pm!
- Industry average loading time: 4.7 sec
- SiteGround loading time without cache: 1.7 sec
- SiteGround loading time with Supercache: 1.3 sec
The results above are based on tests with real accounts on the following popular web hosts: Bluehost, HostGator, iPage, Fatcow, Justhost, AsmallOrange, InMotion, WebhostingHub, Arvixe, GoDaddy, GreenGeeks and A2Hosting
The loading time of identical WordPress websites hosted on the 12 different hosting companies, with SiteGround's SuperCacher switched on for the website.
Do You Need More Speed/Power?
If you run a highly dynamic, performance critical WordPress site and normal shared hosting is not responsive enough, but you can't afford the cost of VPS/Dedicated hosting, we can recommend Siteground for super-fast, WordPress optimised hosting!
Whatever your hosting needs, we can advise on the best hosting solution for your website and company.
Shared hosting is by far the most popular type of WordPress hosting used by beginners. As the name implies, shared hosting is where you share a server with a lot of other websites. By having multiple websites on the same server, hosting providers can offer the service at a much more affordable rate. The main downside to shared hosting is that all the websites on the server are sharing resources. So, based upon the hardware of the server, there will be usage restrictions. If any site starts to take up substantial server load, they will politely force you to upgrade your account, because any one site hogging resources, can have a negative effect on the overall performance of all the other sites hosted on the same server.
Virtual Private Server (VPS) refers to a "virtual" separate server, solely used by your website. Whilst you still share the physical hardware with a handful of other sites, the server hardware is partitioned into multiple "virtual" servers, allocating resources according to each individual customer's need. It also has the privacy of a separate physical computer and can be configured to run specific server softwares. Often developers, intermediate users, and medium-sized bloggers utilize VPS to scale their websites. If you do NOT have any technical knowledge, then you need to make sure that you purchase a managed VPS, such as our Premium Hosting plan. This means that the hosting provider manages all system upgrades, and they are available to assist you if needed. VPS hosting is best for medium-sized businesses, high traffic blogs, and aspiring designers/developers.
Dedicated server is a complete, standalone physical server that you can lease from the hosting provider. This allows you to have full control over the server including the choice of operating system, hardware etc. You will only ever need a dedicated server once your site is receiving a significant amount of traffic (hundreds of thousands of visitors a day). Dedicated Servers are best for extremely high traffic sites.
SiteGround offers shared hosting, but with speed and security optimised hardware/software, premium features and excellent support. It's a little more expensive than most budget hosting plans, but if your WordPress site needs to be as fast and secure as possible, without breaking the bank, then there really is no better alternative.