What are the best sites to host a WordPress blog?
Here’s the Deal
Slant is powered by a community that helps you make informed decisions. Tell us what you’re passionate about to get your personalized feed and help others.
It is very easy to use, as there is a one-click option for WordPress hosting. See More
John Taylor's Experience
DigitalOcean has a control panel that's intuitive and easy to use, new servers (Droplets) can be spun up in under a minute and they offer stock "apps" (LAMP, RoR, Wordpress) that can be deployed instantly. There's also an extensive documentation for people new to VPS. See More
WordPress offers free hosting under a wordpress.com subdomain. This option eliminates the need for setting up the CMS yourself and is reasonably secure, as WP uses multiple servers to back your site up. Additionally, for a fee, you can even set up your own custom domain name. See More
Heroku has a vast list of plugins and services that can be added to an instance. These plugins cover things from databases to email systems. This remove the task of having to install services and setting them up manually. Heroku does it all for you. See More
Getting started with Heroku is very easy. It's a very straightforward procedure and a beginner can set up their first app in two minutes. Often it's just a matter of a couple of git commands and it's all set up and running. The official Heroku docmentation also helps a lot. See More
Server locations:Los Angeles; New York; Atlanta; Seattle; Amsterdam
ISOs:CentOS; CloudLinux; CoreOS; Debian; FreeBSD; OpenBSD; Fedora; openSUSE; Gentoo; Ubuntu; Arch; Alpine; NetBSD; Vyatta; MikroTik; GParted; System Rescue; Grml; Scientific; TurnKey; Elastix; Oracle; PBX; iPXE; NixOS; FreePBX; AsteriskNOW; Windows Server 2008 R2
The optimization technique used is Nginx, Varnish, Apache, PHP-FPM, Memcache, MySQL, PHP 5.6. Provided is 4 options of servers, which are DigitalOcean, Vultr, GCE and AWS EC2. Each one of them uses the same optimization. It all comes with automated backups, 24/7 chat support, scalable cloud servers, and no restriction on WordPress sites. See More
Bluehost has been found to store user passwords in plaintext in the past. This is one of the most basic security vulnerabilities that can be found in software. It also suggests that there may be even more security vulnerabilities which have not been found yet. See More
Bluehost is one of the largest website hosting providers and powers millions of websites. See More
Prajesh Sudhakar's Experience
pretty fast, easy to use See More