Selecting the best WordPress hosting for your website can be a frustrating task. And especially if you don’t want to get your hands dirty testing out 3-5 hosts yourself before settling on one. So this is where the resource you’re reading right now comes into play:

 There’s no fluff, no “empty opinions,” no hidden agendas here. This comparison of the best WordPress hosting providers is based on pure performance data, actual speed test experiments, user ratings from the largest WordPress hosting survey to date plus our own experience running websites regularly visited by 670,000+ people each month.

Dig in to find out which firm is going to be the best WordPress hosting match for your individual needs:

How to best consume this WordPress hosting comparison

This comparison goes from general to detailed.

What it means is that we start by giving you our honest recommendations first on what we think are the best hosting sites for WordPress, and then get into the specifics of why we’ve made those recommendations + the data behind them.

Host Price / month User rating Av. load time *
 SiteGround From $3.95 4.6 0.41s
 InMotion Hosting From $3.99 4.3 0.95s
 A2 Hosting Logo From $4.40 4.6 0.48s
 WP Engine From $19.33 4.2 0.37s
 Bluehost From $4.95 3.0 0.93s
 DreamHost From $9.95 4.3 0.84s
 HostGator From $7.95 3.7 0.79s
 GoDaddy From $8.60 3.5 0.45s
 kinsta hosting logo From $100 4.9 N/A
 Flywheel From $15 4.7 N/A

We’d like to stress that none of the WordPress hosting providers here failed any test. The overall standard was refreshingly high. Furthermore, all providers also offer a full range of more advanced hosting options if you start to outgrow the entry-level packages.

Our hope is that the information above will help you do two things:

  1. Provide a framework to distinguish between high-profile providers, and
  2. Use their overall offerings as a sensible reference point if you are comparing with other hosting services in the market.