Price (3 years): $138.99/mo ($5003.6)
Price (2 years): $149.00/mo ($3576)
Price (1 year): $179.01/mo ($2148.1)
Price (1 month): $249.00/mo
Renewal: $2988/year ($249.00/mo)
Type: Dedicated Server
Features: 24/7 Live Tech Support, cPanel, DDoS Protection, Dedicated IP, Managed, Plesk, RAID-1, Root Access, SSD Storage
CPU: 8 Cores
RAM: 16 GB
Storage: 2 TB or 500 GB
A choice between a 2 TB HDD or a 512 GB SSD disk is included in the price.
You can choose between Linux or Windows OS. The prices are the same. cPanel and WHM is included when choosing the managed Linux option and Plesk and WebMatrix with the managed Windows option. You can choose between having your server semi-managed or managed. If you select semi-managed you won't get cPanel or Plesk but you will save about $10/mo. I would not suggest going for this unless you know what you're doing. The prices we show are for the managed option.
Expensive domain names
If you need a new domain name I would suggest using one of the top registrars and save about 50% off the cost compared to what this web hosting company charges. HostGator is charging $14.95 per year for whois privacy for your domain name, which in contrast, is totally free with some of the best domain registrars.
Data center & support
The HostGator servers are located in Houston, Texas, USA. Live tech support available 24/7.
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Price (1 year): $166.67/mo ($2000)
Price (1 month): $200.00/mo
Type: Cloud Hosting, WordPress Hosting
Location: Asia, Australia, EU, India, UK, USA
Features: CDN, Daily Backups, Expert WP Support, Git, HTTP/2, Managed, Nginx Web Server, Resource Scaling, Site Cloning, SSD Storage, SSH, SSL Certificate, Staging Site, Website Migration, WP-CLI
Space: 20 GB
Max Websites: 10
Optional Extras: Cloudflare Railgun, Elasticsearch, Nginx Reverse Proxy, Redis.
You need to select yearly billing to get the listed price which includes 2 months for free.
This plan is limited to up to 250.000 monthly visitors and 10 WP installations. The included CDN is limited to 300 GB/mo. These are not hard limits, and your sites will continue to function if you exceed these numbers, it will cost extra though. $1 per 1.000 visit and $0.1 per GB CDN usage. You can also easily change into a more powerful plan, or a less powerful plan, with 1 click in your hosting dashboard.
WordPress hosted on the Google Cloud
With Kinsta you can host your WP site on lightning-fast Google data centers, all connected on their private global fiber network.
Data center location
Choose between the following 15 data centers: USA – Iowa, Oregon, South Carolina, Northern Virginia or Europe – Belgium, Germany, England, Netherlands or Asia – Singapore, India, Japan, Taiwan or Australia – Sydney or South America – Brazil or Canada.
Hosting plan features
With expert WordPress support, fast SSD storage, HTTP/2, Nginx and free CDN this plan is one of the absolute best choices for WordPress hosting. Maybe the fastest hosting of them all. The CDN is delivered by KeyCDN. Kinsta also does server-level caching and offers a custom-developed caching plugin for WordPress with auto purging when changes are made to your site.
Daily backups included is also really nice and adds even more value to this plan. With the staging area feature, you can easily create a copy of your site and test out new changes and plugins then push them to your live site with a click.
Price (1 year): $187.50/mo ($2250)
Type: WordPress Hosting
Features: Expert WP Support, Jetpack, Malware Removal, Malware Scan, Memcached, SFTP, SSL Certificate, Staging Site, Website Migration, WordPress Themes
Max Websites: 50
Guarantees: 90 Day Money Back
Pageviews and website limit
You can host a maximum of 50 WordPress sites with this plan. You can also maximum get 1.00.000 pageviews per month to your websites before you would need to upgrade.
Annual billing - Monthly avg price
As with all of our listed web hosting plans on WHCompare.com, you need to pay for a year to get the listed price. This includes 2 months for free! You can get the 2 free months every year of your hosting, as long as you select yearly billing. The price should stay the same after your initial year.
Free website migrations
You can move to Pressable really easy with their free managed website migration offer. It is available for up to 5 websites, but they notified me that they soon will offer more website migrations once their plugin to do so for them are finished.
Expert WordPress support
Pressable offers WordPress training material and free expert web hosting and WordPress support when needed. 24/7 ticket support is included while live chat support costs extra.
Other included features
You'll get a premium CDN by StackPath included with your hosting for ensuring fast load times globally. That CDN is worth around $10 per month. You'll also get the Premium version of the popular Jetpack plugin which is worth $9/mo. This plugin includes 100+ WordPress themes, image and video CDN, malware scan and removal, lazy loading of images, daily backups for your site kept for 30 days, website stats and Analytics integration.
You'll also get daily offsite backups stored on the secure Amazon S3 included with every Pressable hosting plan.
If you need to upgrade you can do so and they will migrate up to 5 of your sites for free to the more powerful server and your billing will protate.
Adult WordPress hosting allowed
This is one of the few WordPress web hosting plans that actually allow adult sexual content to be hosted with them. You will need to ask their support though as each such site with will have to be approved individually.
Data center location
This is definitely one of the aboslute highest value and best WordPress web hosting plans.
Price (1 year): $169.25/mo ($2031)
Type: Dedicated Server
Features: 1 Gbps, cPanel, Managed, SSD Storage, USA Based Support
CPU: 12 Cores @ 2.26 GHz
RAM: 96 GB
Space: 120 GB
Bandwidth: 10 TB
Optional Extras: cPanel, Daily Backups, Enterprise DDos Protection, RAID-1, Remote Backup, Windows.
Guarantees: 99.999% Uptime
This server is currently on sale for 25% off for the first billing period. You can choose the billing cycle to be monthly or up to 3 years.
The Hostwinds dedicated servers are customizable. You can select various Linux and Windows operating systems. Choosing Windows will cost extra. Included bandwidth is 10 TB but you can add up to 200 TB or even "unmetered" for all these dedicated servers. You can also choose between SSD storage or a larger HDD disk included in the price. You can upgrade and add more storage if needed. If you choose 2 or more disks you can add RAID-0 or RAID-1 at no extra cost. Each server comes with 5 usable IP addresses and the possibility to add more for up to a total of 125 usable IP addresses. All of these servers have 1 Gbps ports.
You can remove the dedicated cPanel license and save $35/mo. Cloud backups are $1/mo + a fee for each GB of storage you need. Enterprise DDoS protection is $50/mo.
24/7 USA based support team
I have mostly had great interactions with the Hostwinds technical support team. For technical support requests, you need to submit a ticket. They have been amazing to me and always helped out fixing anything I've asked them. Sometimes though they can be pretty slow with their responses and fixing server issues. This is why I would think twice about using this web host for very important websites. If you are not that reliant on fast support, then you could save a bit by hosting with this host. They do have 24/7 live chat sales support on their website (popup in the bottom right when visiting their website from a desktop computer).