Is SiteGround the Best Web-Hosting Provider in the Market?

Is SiteGround the Best Web-Hosting Provider in the Market?

SiteGround Review

  • Domain : $15.95 Annually, then increase to “Renewal Prices”.
  • WordPress Compatible : YES
  • Other Website Compatibility : YES
  • 30-day money-back guarantee : YES
  • 24/7 Support : YES

SiteGround’s Shared Hosting Plans

SiteGround’s shared hosting is the best way to start a new website. Their shared plans are available in three levels to match different financial capabilities.

The Start Up Plan is $3.95/mo (renews at $11.95/mo) and comes with- Web-hosting for 1 website, Unlimited Visitors (10,000 recommended), 10 GB Storage, Unlimited Subdomains, Unlimited email accounts with 2GB Mailbox space,
Unlimited Databases with up to 500 MB space, Unlimited FTP accounts, Free SSL Certificate from Let’s Encrypt, Static content caching, Free backup and restore, a 30 day refund policy, a one month trial, a first time contract for $3.95 (applies to 12, 24 and 36 month first time contracts) a month as well as a $14.95 setup fee.

The Grow Big plan has the same features as the Start Up plan and adds-Web-hosting for Unlimited websites, recommended for 25,000 visitors, 20 GB of storage space, 4 GB of space for email accounts, 750 MB for Databases, Static Content, dynamic content, DB queries, on demand back ups, staging area, $5.95 for first time contracts (renews at $19.95/mo).

The Go Geek Plan has the same features as the Grow Big and Start up plans ans adds- Allows the recommended 100,000 visitor, 40 GB of storage, 6 GB mailbox size, 1000 MB for databases, Git repository, $34.95 per month renewal, $11.95 for first time contracts.

SideNote: it is obvious that there are a lot of things to take into consideration when it comes to deciding which SideGround plan would be best for a specific business. What the choice really comes down to is figuring out what the business or entrepreneur in question wants and needs for their company and how much of a budget they have to work with. 

Other Hosting Options :

Cloud-Hosting

Entry: 30 GB storage, 5 TB bandwidth, 2 CPU cores, 4 GB Ram, $80 per month (for a year after renewal period). Business: 60 GB storage, 5 TB bandwidth, 3 CPU cores, 6 GB Ram, $120 per month (for a year after renewal period).
Business Plus: 80 GB storage, 5 TB bandwidth, 4 CPU cores, 8 GB Ram, $160 per month (for a year after renewal period). Super Power: 120 GB storage, 5 TB bandwidth, 8 CPU cores, 10 GB Ram, $240 per month (for a year after renewal period).

SideNote: the added features of cloud storage and cloud-hosting on SiteGround is a brilliant way to extend an entrepreneurs’ or business’ visibility across the globe. Having web-hosting is perfect for any business. However, cloud-hosting is like having the speed and memory of a high-performance computer/website stored in a highly secured online cloud. That is a lot of space to store, share, buy, and sell online without all the hassle of going through dozens of different services to get the features that can be found with SiteGround. 

Performance

One of the the key elements of a good Hosting Service is loading time. Speed of your website is the first impression on your visitor, so you cannot compromise here. And SiteGround scores exeptionally hight when it comes to loading time.

My speed testing results of SiteGround:  In order to test the speed, I had used my website which is also hosted on SiteGround

siteground speed test

As you can see, SiteGround is a perfect choice if your target audience is mostly located in the United States. The server responded within less than a second in the United States.

SideNote: In my opinion, SideGround offers the best shared hosting services in the market – a combination of phenomenal support (a ticket answered within 10 mins) and exceptional performance.

What Billing Option SiteGround Offers?

You can purchase hosting for 12 months, 24 months or 36 months period.

Where are SiteGround servers located?

SiteGround has 6 data center locations around the globe: Chicago, Iowa, London, Amsterdam, Eemshaven, Singapore City. In order to relocate your hosting accound you will need to contact the SiteGround Technical Support.

Verdict: Recommended

SiteGround

9.6

PERFORMANCE

10.0/10

RELIABILITY

10.0/10

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

10.0/10

FEATURES

10.0/10

PRICE

8.0/10

Pros

  • FAST SPEED TECHNOLOGY
  • FREE SSL
  • MANAGABLE cPANEL
  • FEATURES FOR eCOMMERCE
  • RECOMMENDED BY WordPress

Cons

  • HIGHER RENEWAL RATES
  • NO FREE DOMAINS

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