SiteGround is a Bulgarian company launched in 2004 by university students. Since then, it has grown steadily, and is now home to over 400 employees and nearly 2 million domains.
They provide unique in-house WordPress speed and security solutions to make your site as fast and secure as possible. They are known for the best 24/7 support in the industry which is why they’re an official ‘WordPress’ recommended hosting provider.
SiteGround features include automatic upgrades, built-in WP caching, CDN, one-click staging and GIT version control. They are also one of the few companies offering location specific hosting with 6 data centers in USA, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
The SiteGround hosting solutions rely on technological excellence to deliver redundancy, speed and flexibility across the board.
These are not empty marketing statements.
The SiteGround web hosting servers utilize customized Linux Containers (LXC) that run on in-house tweaked kernel (the kernel is the heart and brain of Linux). Technical jargon aside, end users get three things:
Greater account isolation – Shared hosting accommodates many users and their websites on a single physical server. Good separation between the accounts of said users boosts security and performance.
Improved security – When the user accounts are isolated, the chances for a hacked site to infect other pages hosted on the same server diminish greatly.
This is not the only component of the robust security configuration SiteGround deploys but contributes big time to the overall safety of the shared hosting environment.
Optimized performance – The Linux Containers utilize server resources without any overhead to deliver speed and extremely reliable performance that handles traffic spikes without a hiccup.
Another proprietary technology that monitors server performance proactively contributes to the impressive uptime of SiteGround. It is a system that reacts to issues with the speed of electricity and fixes them as fast.
The proactive functionality of this potent monitoring tool detects and prevents potential issues before they rear their buggy heads.
SiteGround is so confident in its infrastructure that offers compensation to anyone with more than 0.1% downtime on an annual basis.
SiteGround hosting provides Unmetered bandwidth, 10 GB storage, website builder, and free email
Server Response Time
Quick Response Time – 0.39s (6th)
Quick Fully Loaded Time – 0.96s (5th)
Number 2 Under Load – 0.20s (2nd)
They have sophisticated IDS/IPS systems which block malicious bots and attackers (Intrusion detection/prevention systems). ModSecurity is installed on all of their shared servers and they update their security rules weekly.
1. Suitable Number of Monthly Visits. Monthly visits represent an approximate number of visits that the hosting plan is most suitable to accommodate.
2. Web Space.
3. Websites Hosted.
4. Data Transfer.
5. Free Drag & Drop Weebly Sitebuilder.
6. Free CMS Install.
7. Free Email Accounts.
8. Unlimited MySQL DB
Easy and Secure Email Solution:
1. Secure email protocols.
2. Built-in Anti-Spam solution.
3. Easy email management from cPanel.
They have located their Datacenters in different locations
1. London (UK) Datacenter.
2. Eemshaven (NL) Datacenter.
3. Frankfurt (DE) Datacenter.
4. Council Bluffs, IOWA (USA) Datacenter.
5. Singapore (SG) Datacenter.
6. Sydney (AU) Datacenter.
They provide assistance 24/7 via chat, phone, and tickets. To get help from their team, first, log in to Client area and look for the Help icon in the top right corner.
The company recruits only experienced technical support agents who undergo some serious testing before being hired… only to be trained for 3-6 months internally.
The standard thinking in the industry is that virtually anyone can do the job regardless of previous experience. Frontline support is hardly rocket science, and after a couple of weeks of training, anyone could be remotely qualified to provide semi-adequate solutions to basic hosting issues.
Control Panel and User Interface
SiteGround web hosting company recently announced that it is working on a new, customized theme for the control panel of its hosting accounts – cPanel.
Money back guarantee
SiteGround have a 30-day money back guarantee for all of their shared hosting plans and 14 days money back guarantee for cloud hosting plans.
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Hosting Prices and Plans
The Pros and Cons of SiteGround
- Optimized for WordPress
- Spectacular Multilayered Defense
- Free Backups
- Excellent eCommerce Solutions
- Excellent Scalability
- Affordable Hosting Starting Deals
- Simple Sign-up
- Limited Space
- Hidden Setup Fee
- Paid Inbound Migrations