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Company NamePlan SegmentPlan NameWebsitePlan Type
Plan Monthly Price ($)
Plan Visitors Allowed
Plan Memory/RAM
Plan Disk Space
Plan BandwidthPlan Sites AllowedSSL?CDN
Server Locations
Migrations
Support Options
Git Integration?
Staging Environment?
Automatic Backups
WordPress Core Updates
PHP Version
Caching Technologies
SSH AccessControl PanelSLA
Geographical Focus
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A2 Hosting<$25/monthTurbo
http://clicks.reviewsignal.com/out.php?c=140&=wordpress-benchmarks-2016-googledoc
Shared$9.31
Recommended 30,000 monthly visits.
8 GB Virtual Memory
UnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedFrom $50/mo
Free CloudFlare CDN
US - Michigan, Europe - Amsterdam, Asia - Singapore
Free migrations for users moving from a cPanel host.
Phone (24/7), Email, Live Chat, Support Ticket, Knowledgebase
Yes
Available through ManageWP partnership
YesYes
5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0 (customer can choose from control panel)
Memcache, WP Rocket
YescPanel
99.9% Uptime Guarantee - https://www.a2hosting.com/99.9-uptime-guarantee
Global
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Bluehost<$25/monthBlogger
http://clicks.reviewsignal.com/out.php?c=4&t=wordpress-benchmarks-2016-googledoc
VPS$24.99100 Million2GB30GBN/A5$59.88/yr
Integrated Sitelock CDN.
Provo, UT$299.00
Phone (24/7), Live Chat
No
There are several options for creating your site before you make it live.
YesYes
PHP 5.6 by default.
Varnish, NginxYescPanel
We do not guarantee uptime or backups as explained in our TOS
Global but mostly English speaking Countries- US, Canda, UK, Australia
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DreamHost LLC<$25/monthDreamPress
http://clicks.reviewsignal.com/out.php?c=10&t=wordpress-benchmarks-2016-googledoc
VPS$19.95Unlimited
Dynamic Scaling to 2G
30GUnlimited1Yes (Free)No
Virginia, Portland, Atlanta
Free (currently in beta)
Email, Live Chat, Support Ticket
NoNoYesYes
5.5, 5.6, 7, or HHVM
Memcache, Varnish
YesCustom
97-Day Money-Back Guarantee, 100% uptime - https://www.dreamhost.com/legal/terms-of-service/
N/A
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Flywheel<$25/monthTiny
http://clicks.reviewsignal.com/out.php?c=161&t=wordpress-benchmarks-2016-googledoc
VPS$155,000n/a5GB250GB1
+$10 SSL support
+$10 CDN support
NYC, Atlanta, Dallas, San Francisco, Singapore, Tokyo, Toronto, Amsterdam, Franklin, London
Free
Phone (Limited Hours), Email, Live Chat, Support Ticket
NoYesYesYes5.5Varnish, NginxNoCustomNot offeredGlobal
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GoDaddy<$25/monthDeluxe
http://clicks.reviewsignal.com/out.php?c=34&t=wordpress-benchmarks-2016-googledoc
Cluster$9.99
100,000 ($1 for every additional 10,000 visitors over monthly limit)
Unmetered. Our platform consists of hundreds of clustered servers that scale resources for a site as needed.
15 GB SSD
Unmetered. Measured by visitors, not bandwidth.
1$69/year.none
Phoenix, Arizona USA, Ashburn, Virginia USA, Amsterdam, Netherlands,Singapore
Yes, free auto migrations are included in the setup process.
Phone (24/7), Live Chat, Support tickets allowed through the GoDaddy Pro Program.
Yes
Yes, included in Deluxe and higher plans
YesYes5.4VarnishYesCustom
99.9% uptime guarantee each month. If we don't hit 99.9%, you can request a credit to your hosting for that month. 24 hours SLA for ticket response.
Global
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Incendia Web Works<$25/month
Enterprise Wordpress - Ultimate SSD
http://clicks.reviewsignal.com/out.php?c=188&t=wordpress-benchmarks-2016-googledoc
Shared$16.492GB10GB750GB1 DomainYes, FreeNo
New Jersey, USA / Florida, USA / Germany
Yes, Free
Email, Live Chat, Support Ticket, Facebook, Hangouts, Skype
Yes, but no SSH.
No.YesNo
PHP 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7
Memcache, Redis, Nginx, W3TC, WP Rocket, FlameCGI (FastCGI)
NocPanel
100% SLA on Power, Network, and Cooling
Global
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Lightning Base<$25/monthPersonal
http://clicks.reviewsignal.com/out.php?c=128&t=wordpress-benchmarks-2016-googledoc
Shared$9.95
Unlimited - Suggested 10,000
2 GB1 GB10 GB1
Yes, free via Let's Encrypt
Yes, free
Chicago USA, Amsterdam Netherlands, Melbourne Australia
1 free, $30 additional
Email, Live Chat, Support Ticket
Yes
Clone feature can be used for staging
YesYes
PHP 5.6 by default, 5.5 and 7.0 available, security-fixed 5.3-5.4 also available
LiteSpeed Cache
YescPanel-
We're US based but clients are global
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Media Temple<$25/month
Managed WordPress Personal
http://clicks.reviewsignal.com/out.php?c=23&t=wordpress-benchmarks-2016-googledoc
Shared$20400,000N/A30GB SSD
400,000 visitors
up to 2 sites$75/year
Not integrated but customers can add SiteLock's TrueSpeed CDN to their plan for $30/mo for 5 sites
California and Virginia
Yes, $150/domain.
Phone (24/7), Live Chat, Support Ticket, Twitter; video tutorials (Sidekick)
Yes, users can use Git to control version their sites
yesYesYesPHP 5.4.42
Memcache, Varnish, PHP APC and storage L2
YesCustom
Average speed of answer (ASA): Phone support: 3.25 minutes - Chat: 1.85 minutes -Twitter: Less than 20 minutes
U.S.
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Pressed.net<$25/monthStarter Plan
http://clicks.reviewsignal.com/out.php?c=190&t=wordpress-benchmarks-2016-googledoc
Cloud Hosting, maybe you could call it Cluster. 100% Amazon AWS.
$19.9525000Not Applicable5GB100GB1
Yes, free through Let's Encrypt.
Not currently, currently being tested and rollout Q2.
US East Coast, US West Coast, Europe
Yes, totally free.
Email, Support Ticket
Not currently, coming later this year.
Not currently, coming later this year.
YesYes
PHP 5.6.11 (PHP7 Coming Later This Year, it needs a bit more time...)
NginxNoCustom
99.9%, just the standard setup for now.
Global.
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Hosting Agency.de<$25/monthAgency P2
https://www.hosting-agency.de/performance/
Shared
$22.50 (19,99 €)
Unlimited178300Unlimited
Unlimited (20 Databases allowed)
1,34 $ / MonthnoDresden
Yes (32,64 $ form one hoster to another, free in case of transfering one webpakage form a customer to another)
Phone (Limited Hours), Email
YesNoYesYesPHP 4.4 - 7.0NoneYesCustomNoGermany
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SiteGround<$25/month
GrowBig Shared Hosting
http://clicks.reviewsignal.com/out.php?c=18&t=wordpress-benchmarks-2016-googledoc
Shared$14.95
There is no hard limit applied on the servers. The sales page, however, says "Suitable for ~ 25,000 Visits Monthly"
There is no hard limit applied on the servers. However, there are CPU limitations that are visible in cPanel.
20GBUnlimited
One mail site and unlimited cPanel addon domains.
We offer free Let's Encrypt SSL certificates and also this plan gets a free regular SSL for 1 year.
Free CloudFlare CDN could be activated by every user
Chicago, Amsterdam, London, Singapore
Yes free migrations are offered as part of the service. Section "F" of our terms provides more information about the migration - https://www.siteground.com/term/121.htm.
Phone (24/7), Email, Live Chat, Support Ticket
Yes. Git is available on all servers.
NoYesYes
All of the above PHP versions are supported. HHVM is not supported on this plan.
Memcache, Nginx, W3TC, WP Rocket, SiteGround SuperCacher
YescPanel
https://www.siteground.com/term/121.htm
Global
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Traffic Planet Hosting<$25/monthBusiness
http://clicks.reviewsignal.com/out.php?c=189&t=wordpress-benchmarks-2016-googledoc
Shared$24.99
No but 50 Gb bandwidth soft limit (doesn't automatically cut off)
1 Gb10 Gb50 Gb5
Yes, free and unlimited with LetsEncrypt.org SSLs with automated installation (live and active in under 10 seconds)
MaxCDN about to be integrated at $5 a month for 50 Gb CDN bandwidth for Business Plan
Only Chicago in world's largest datacenter here: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/special-report-the-worlds-largest-data-centers/worlds-largest-data-center-350-e-cermak/
Migrations are manually performed by WordPress experts, are completely free (*unless migration is from one domain to another, then $98 per site), performed 7 days a week and completed within 24 hours
Email, Live Chat, Support Ticket
No
Under construction at moment
YesNo
5.3, 5.4, 5.6, 7.0 (user can select for each site)
W3TC, WP Rocket, OPCache
NoCustom
Daily backups, 99.95% minimum uptime guarantee, 24/7/365 Live Chat support, free site migrations, unlimited free SSLs, PHP 7.0-compliant, free email included, free SSD upgrade included
English-speaking Western countries: USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa.
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WP.land<$25/monthWP Basic
http://clicks.reviewsignal.com/out.php?c=185&t=wordpress-benchmarks-2016-googledoc
Shared$6.50UnlimitedNo limit10GBUnlimited1
$69.99 per year for basic cert - or $4 per month if provide outside certificate
Yes - $10 extra per month
USAYes - free
Phone (24/7), Email, Live Chat, Support Ticket
Coming Q4 2016
Coming Q2 2016
YesYes5.6.20
Litespeed Webcache
NoCustom
99.99% Uptime Gurantee
USA Focused
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