WordPress Hosting Options

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When the time comes to choose a web host for your WordPress site, there are so many options that it can become quite confusing. Which is the cheapest? Fastest? Most secure? Choosing a host is difficult but you you should take your budget and audience into consideration. In this post, we will take a basic look at some of the best web hosts in the industry and take a look at their pricing.

WP Engine

WP Engine is touted as one of the best WordPress hosts available. The service may be a little pricey, but the customer service and the automatic updates, according to others, is worth the price.

The WP Engine home page

Here are some of the plans that you can choose from:

WP Engine hosting plans



Siteground is another site that provides WordPress hosting and if you are on a budget, might be a better choice. However, keep in mind that the WordPress hosing is in a shared environment. This means that your WordPress site will be sharing a server with others. Siteground makes up for it by providing you with their own caching plugin.

Siteground hosting for wordpress

Here’s some of the hosting plans:

Siteground hosting plans


A Small Orange

A Small Orange is another great choice if you are looking for a web host. Their plans are affordable and the customer service is well regarded and known in the industry.

A Small Orange's homepage

Their hosting plans (for blogs):

A Small Orange's hosting plans


If you are more of a do-it-yourself type, then you can sign up for Heroku and create your own application. Coincidentally, Xiao Yu has released Heroku WP which has been known for being extremely fast. If setting up and testing your own server sounds difficult, then you should try a


Digital Ocean

Finally, Digital Ocean is another cloud based server solution that you can use to test web applications online. Digital Ocean is very easy-to-use, affordable and flexible. Digital Ocean offers several locations (Singapore, New York) that you can host your application on.

Digital Ocean

Here are some of the plans that you can use.

Digital Ocean Pricing plans


We hope that this post has in some way and choose a host that works for you. Remember, it’s not just about getting the most expensive or cheapest plan, but also about your audience.