You’ve chosen WordPress to create your website. The next question is, what hosting site should you use? We’ve rounded up a list of hosting sites from five WordPress blogs, namely WebsiteSetup, IsItWP, TechRadar, ThemeGrill, and MakeAWebsiteHub.com. Here are the five hosting services that they’ve mentioned. This will help narrow down your choices.
Bluehost is one of the most recommended hosting sites as it’s mentioned by all the blogs above. It’s one of the most popular hosting providers, it’s even one of the recommendations of WordPress.org. They have one of the best 24/7 WordPress support, 1-click installation of WordPress, and a 30-day money-back guarantee. You’ll also get a free domain when you avail of any of their plans. The basic plan starts at $3.95/month, $5.95/month for the plus, and $5.95/month for the prime plan.
HostGator is another of the most recommended hosting sites, also mentioned by all blogs above. It has 2.5x faster loading time, a clean and easy to use control panel focused on usability, and a free migration that you can seek help with if you don’t know what to do. You can even set an unlimited number of email addresses with your domain for free! WordPress hosting with HostGator starts at $5.95/month for the Starter Plan, $7.95/month for the Standard Plan, and $9.95/month for the Business Plan. These prices are discounted for the first term of the plan selected, which will also depend on the length of the plan (e.g. 24 months, 48 months, etc.)
Dreamhost has everything you need for any WordPress hosting site. It has an automatic WordPress update, domain privacy, a custom control panel, and unlimited email accounts having your own domain to name a few. The inclusions with the WordPress plan is one of the best, and it’s recommended by WebsiteSetup, IsItWP, ThemeGrill, and MakeAWebsiteHub.com. With the many features included in all of their plans, be prepared to shell out a lot with their plans, as their lowest plan is the Starter plan which costs $7.95/month, while the Basic plan which costs $16.95/month, Plus plan which costs $24.95/month, and the Advanced plan that costs $35.95/month.
4. InMotion Hosting
InMotion Hosting is recommended by WebsiteSetup, TechRadar, ThemeGrill, and MakeAWebsiteHub.com. Their plan offers a free domain, SSD storage, unlimited bandwidth, unlimited email accounts, a WordPress Performance Boost, and most importantly, Hack & Malware security. What’s great about their plans is that their all of their plans include almost all of the features for any kind of plan, only varying in the SSD storage, number of websites included with the plan, and additional premium themes and plugins available for the higher plans. InMotion Hosting plans start at $4.99/month for the WP-1000S, $8.99/month for the WP-2000S, and $11.99/month for the WP-3000S.
SiteGround has a lot of features up on its sleeves. This is recommended by WebsiteSetup, IsItWP, ThemeGrill, and MakeAWebsiteHub.com. Some of the features are the webspace, hosting, a drag and drop builder, and WordPress Staging. You can check out all the features available here. One of the features that stand out to me is the staging. It’s where you can test and deploy any changes in WordPress before you do any of the actual update on your public website. It’s one of the best ways to avoid any issues with your public website or if you want to test something out, like trying a new design for your website and see if it’s compatible with your current layout without compromising your current layout.
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