You have probably heard of managed WordPress hosting, services like WPEngine or Flywheel where all of the back-end and security stuff is taken care of for you. That way, you can focus on what matters — your website. But have you ever thought about managed WooCommerce hosting? Well, Liquid Web did, and they now have […]
If you’ve ever read a WordPress.org vs WordPress.com comparison post, you know that one of the common complaints against WordPress.com is that it’s not “real” WordPress. That all changed in August 2017 when WordPress.com announced that Business plan users would be able to install their own themes and plugins, putting that tier of plans somewhere […]
WooCommerce is, of course, a WordPress plugin but, like almost any form of e-commerce, a WooCommerce site requires far more resources than a regular WordPress content site. We explain why that is, and how the subsequent poor performance and errors are far more damaging to an online store.
This article will walk you through the plans offered by the WordPress hosts who scored highest for customer satisfaction in a major poll published last week – you can view a summary of the results in our “WordPress Hosting: The Facts 2018” article.
It is almost impossible to slash your way through the jungle of marketing and misinformation to find the tiny number of hosts who provide a competent, conscientious service. So, to find the very best WordPress hosts, we look at the results of the biggest WordPress hosting studies ever, with 830 respondents hosting 11,736 websites.
The single most asked question I see around the internet is some variation of What’s the best company for WordPress hosting? It’s nuts how often this comes up, but it shouldn’t be that surprising–there are so many options and choices out there, it’s almost impossible to not get bogged down. In many ways, the hosting […]
Looking for a SiteGround review before you make the plunge and host your website there? SiteGround is WPLift’s recommended WordPress hosting company. It’s also where WPLift is hosted and where I, a freelance writer, host all of my personal websites. The fact that we both use SiteGround should give you an idea that we believe […]
You’ve probably heard of WPEngine and Flywheel, two of the more popular managed WordPress hosting companies. (And there are bunches of others, too.) But you might not be familiar with Cloudways, a managed hosting company (though not specifically just managed WordPress). Cloudways does offers a lot for WordPress users, though. Many of their hosting options […]
Managed WordPress hosting…if you’ve been around WordPress for any length of time, you’ve probably seen this term bandied about. But what is managed WordPress hosting? And do you actually need it for your site? And what’s more, which of the twenty million managed WordPress hosts out there are actually worth considering? The post WPLift’s Big […]
You already know the importance of having a WordPress site that loads incredibly fast and doesn’t crash when one of your posts goes viral. Plus, you want a site that has a high level of security and can easily scale. Your host will either support these goals or detract from them. If you’ve been thinking […]