For this week’s edition of Tuesday Tips, we will be going over the ins and outs of domain hosting. You will learn all about domain hosting, from which hosting site to choose to how to set up your domain! Choosing the best way to go about domain hosting can significantly improve your SEO and increase possible sales.
So what is Domain Hosting, anyway?
Web hosting is perhaps the most critical component of every successful website. By choosing the best WordPress hosting for your website’s needs, you can increase sales and improve your SEO. There are various WordPress hosting options available such as Shared, Free, Dedicated, and managed. In this guide, we will help you select the best WordPress hosting option for your website.
Our goal in this guide is to share years of experience on things you will need to consider when selecting a hosting company for your website.
1. Blue Host
BlueHost is one of the oldest website hosting solutions, as it was established way back in 1996! It has become one of the biggest brand names for WordPress hosting. As of 2019, BlueHost is rated #1 in web hosting for small businesses and websites. Being an official ‘WordPress’ recommended hosting site, you never have to worry about your website being slow even when there is a large amount of traffic.
They have been around since 1996 because of their excellent customer service: 24/7 expert support is there to help when you need it by phone, live chat, or email. On top of all that, they offer WPBeginner users an exclusive discount of 63% on their product.
Along with that, WPBeginner users are also offered a Free Domain, Free SSL, and a free Site Builder, complete with sample templates.
SiteGround is one of the highest rates and most popular hosting providers in the WordPress community. SiteGround provides both speed and security solutions with their services, and they are known for having the best 24/7 support resources in the industry.
They are also, like BlueHost, WordPress recommended! SiteGround has many helpful features for new and proficient users alike, including automatic upgrades, built-in WP caching, one-click staging, CDN, and GIT version control. SiteGround is available for those across the globe, as they offer location specific hosting with 6 data centers in the USA, Europe, Australia, and Asia. On top of all this, they ALSO have а 63% discount on certain products for WPBeginner readers.
HostGator is one of the most respected domain hosting solutions out there, hosting over 8 million domains. It offers 1-click WordPress installation, 99.9% uptime guarantee, along with 24/7 support, making it an excellent choice for website owners in all types of industries.
They offer a great variety of packages depending on the needs of your business, including the Hatchling Plan (for single domains), the Baby Plan (for multiple domains), and the Business Plan (for unlimited domains).
With the Business Plan, one will also receive a free upgrade to Positive SSL and a free Dedicated IP.
GreenGeeks has become a well-known and trusted brand in the WordPress hosting industry in recent years with its ridiculously fast website performance and 24/7 US-based support. GreenGeeks hosts over 500,000 websites across the globe. They also offer automatic 1-click WordPress install, enhanced security, managed updates, free site migration. They also offer the choice of five different data center locations.
Another plus to using GreenGeeks for your website hosting is their emphasis on employing eco-friendly solutions in their business practices. GreenGeeks also has the advantage of the no-hidden fees guarantee and their low monthly price.
While there are hundreds of different hosting solutions for your small business website, the previous four are our personal favorites because they have the most to offer clients like ours!
When you are ready to host and create your WordPress website, contact TKD Design today!