You may not know it, but the hosting company you use to host your WordPress site can dramatically affect its overall performance, uptime, and user experience—yours and your readers and customers. While creating this list, things like hosting type, WordPress compatibility, traffic levels, storage, speed, uptime, and quality of service and customer support were all taken into account.
You’ve seen their racy advertisements during the Super, and you’d be right to think that they are one of the biggest choices for web hosting, and you’d be right. Unfortunately, the company had never gotten quite the same number of users onboarding since 2011 when then-CEO Bob Parsons, shot a wild elephant in Zimbabwe. Nevertheless, between bandwidth and branding, GoDaddy is often still the first name punched into Google when new WordPress users are looking for a comfortable hosting experience.
As a business, Eleven2.com has been around since 2004, providing exceptional online hosting solutions. They are currently helping over 60,000 customers and sites in more than 120 countries. In addition to the typical shared hosting plans, they also offer reseller accounts and even fully customizable dedicated plans. You will also find them 95% dedicated to excellent customer support and service. There are data centers located throughout the world to provide a consistent level of service and network availability.
8. Media Temple
The best part about Media Temple’s features is they are so “set it and forget it” that you can focus on making your WordPress excellent and not on the hosting. Users enjoy things like automatic data backups, an easy-to-use interface, and ultra-secure CloudTech Security. Need support? Media Temple has won awards for its anytime live support, which makes LA-based engineers available phone, chat, and Twitter 24-hours a day, all year long. Media Temple boasts some of the highest profile clients of any hosting company on this list by working with Adobe, Disney, and ABC.