Website Hosting With Siteground
Siteground was founded in 2004 by friends at university, now it's one of the leading hosting companies on the market. The company has gone from a few people working in their dorm rooms to over 320 employees, hosting over 500,000 sites and processing over 1800 support tickets each day.
They've recently been featured on WordPress.org recommended hosting page to show they provide excellent WordPress hosting services. The WordPress.org hosting page is created by the founder of WordPress where he sent out an questionnaire to the hosting companies surveyed, a couple of months later Siteground were made aware they were selected for the recommended hosting page.
The speed and reliability of your website will be affected on the location of the server. The further the visitor is from the server the slower and less reliable your website could be. Siteground has data centres in 4 major locations around the world, one in Chicago US, London UK, Amsterdamn NL and Singapore.
Speed is obviously very important to any hosting company and Siteground is no different with all plans coming with SSD drives to provide faster reading and writing of the data points. The linux servers are all built on nginx architecture to increase speed over previous apache hosted servers.
Siteground have built their own supercacher for the most popular website applications for Joomla, Drupal and WordPress.
Cloudflare CDN is available for free with their plans to further increase the speed of the assets on your website.
Siteground are one of the first hosting companies to support HTTP/2 protocol, which require SSL certificate and these are provided on all hosting packages.
Additional speed improvements can be had by moving to PHP7, Siteground packages use PHP7 and HHVM to further increase the speed.
Siteground have a large number of options to choose from to find the best hosting package for you.
- Shared hosting
- Cloud hosting
- Dedicated servers
- Reseller hosting
- WordPress hosting
- Joomla hosting
Website setup is super easy, just a few clicks and you can have your new server up and running. If you don't already have a website Siteground have a website builder allowing you to drag n drop different elements to create your own website. If you need help migrating your existing website Siteground will even do this for you free of charge.
Along with this you'll also get:
- Free Domain Name
- Free Website Builder
- cPanel & SSH Access
- Free Setup & Transfer
- 24/7 Technical Support
- Full SSD Storage
- Free Daily Backup
- 30 Days Money Back
- Unlimited Traffic, Emails, DBs
- HTTP/2 Enabled Servers
- Free Let's Encrypt SSLs
- Free CloudFlare CDN
With the shared hosting you have 3 different options to choose from, the server you choose will depend on the amount of visitors you have on your website with the cheapest hosting package being £2.75 a month for up to 10,000 visitors.
Cloud hosting is fast and scalable hosting that's able to auto scale depending on the traffic on the website at the time. All the packages come with VIP support and with a fully managed server, packages start at £36.00 a month.
Dedicated servers will give you a full server to yourself to do whatever you want with it. You get to choose the location of the server which can help fit into any laws that is required for your website. The lowest level server starts off at £147.00 a month.
If you need specialised WordPress hosting Siteground provide this at £2.75 a month with either a one-click install for a new website or free site migration to bring your existing site over to Siteground.
The WordPress packages comes with auto-updates of the core and WordPress.org plugins, daily backup of your files and database. You get a staging server for your site to try out anything new for your site before you to got he public.
If you use WP-CLI to manage your WordPress site you can do so on Siteground hosted packages, which is perfect for developers.
For specialised Joomla hosting Siteground provide a package starting at £2.75 a month, if you have a new site you can enable a one click new install of Joomla or Siteground will migrate your existing site over to there servers.
Support is very important to siteground you get 24/7 ticket support with a 10 minute first reply promise. Or you can use the 24/7 live chat and talk to an agent directly. If you prefer to speak to a person on the phone they also offer 24/7 phone support so you can ensure that you can always speak to someone and get support quickly.
With the Siteground 30 day money back guarantee why not try it out today.
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