Shared Hosting is a familiar term in the community of newbie bloggers. But often people get confused while choosing a shared WordPress hosting service as there are tons of hosting services available out there claiming that they are the best. So, if you fall into this category of people who are confused in selecting ‘the perfect’ WordPress hosting service for your blog, then here’s a compilation of the best-shared hosting services which are perfect for you. But before directly diving into the list, you should know what a shared hosting is and what factors have to be considered while choosing a service.
As the name suggests, Shared Hosting is a type of web hosting where you share the same server along with many other websites. It is ideal for newbie bloggers as it is budget-friendly and the resources are capable enough for handling the low to middle range traffic.
And while selecting a hosting service, one must look into the factors such as cost (obviously), bandwidth (more the better), storage, security, and fast & quality customer support.
So, without a further ado, let’s look at the list of best shared Word Press Hosting Services.
Blue Host is undoubtedly one of the best WordPress hosting services with 14 years of experience in this field. Its an official WordPress hosting partner which provides best-optimized servers for the websites. Also, it provides a user-friendly cPanel which can be easily managed by users, for instance, a one-click word-press installer.
It offers three different packages to choose from, with the price starting from $7.99 (current price starts from $2.95). Coming to the resources and features, Blue Host offers a free SSL certificate, unmetered bandwidth, unmetered storage, free domain, FTP access and more depending on the selection of the package.
It even provides a 24/7 live chat, phone and email support for users in case of an emergency or any troubleshooting problems.
Site Ground is another reputed hosting service provider that is recommended for WordPress hosting as it offers tools which are easily manageable for users along with latest caching technologies that make your site load faster.
Users have three different options to choose according to their needs from the shared hosting plans with prices starting from $9.95 (current price $3.95/month). They offer unlimited bandwidth, unlimited data transfer, free domain, free website transfer, cPanel and SSH access, daily backup along with 24/7 customer support ( really fast replies ).
Dream host is an established hosting service provider in the industry which was founded in 1997. With almost two decades of experience in the market, they still manage to be one of the best in the market providing all the best features for the users such as unlimited bandwidth, storage, one-click WordPress installation, solid state drive ( SSD to improve the site’s performance by 200%), free domain, 24/7 support and many more.
However, one drawback is that the pricing of hosting packages are slightly expensive when compared to other hosting service providers. Their shared hosting plan starts at $7.95 per month.
Host Gator is a popular company in the hosting industry with a title of the largest hosting service provider in the world. It offers services at very cheap and affordable prices starting from $2.75/month so that the money won’t burn a hole in your pocket.
Unlike the above-mentioned companies, Host Gator provides both Windows and Linux based shared hosting packages. Their plans offer unlimited bandwidth, disk space, databases, email addresses, one domain, one-click WordPress installer, latest cPanel and more features which are perfectly sufficient to handle the traffic for a new blog. Their platform is extremely easy to use even for a person without much technical knowledge.
These are the few services we tried and found useful. If you find any other better services please share your experiences in the comments.