Is SiteGround Too Expensive? Is it Worth it?

SiteGround is definitely more expensive compared to the other big names in hosting. It might not seem that way when you look at the prices on their shared hosting page, but that's because they have deep discounts. But once the first billing cycle is over, you pay the full price of the hosting which … [Read more...]

Hostgator vs SiteGround: 4 Important Differences

Hostgator and SiteGround are two behemoths in the industry. And according to Google's search trends, the difference in the popularity of the two web hosts has been slowly disappearing as shown in this Hostgator vs SiteGround comparison chart: Hostgator vs SiteGround trends So, while Hostgator … [Read more...]

SiteGround Caching Tiers: What do you Get?

SiteGround is one of the few web hosts to implement server-based caching, as opposed to caching via plugins. However, the level of caching depends on your plan. Here I'll explain the SiteGround caching levels levels, and which plans are supported. This is a list of all SiteGround coupons so you can … [Read more...]

No Need for 3rd Party Backup Solutions with SiteGround!

In March 2019, SiteGround upgraded its hosting plans to included advanced backup and restore functionality for all of its plans instead of just a few of them. I'd already mentioned in my post on CodeGuard backup solutions, that you mostly didn't need it with SiteGround. Even the basic hosting plan … [Read more...]

SiteGround Applies the QUIC Protocol: Beats Cloudflare!

SiteGround recently announced last month, that they officially support QUIC - the improvement to HTTP/2. This allows faster simultaneous connections for multiple resources that don't suffer from what is called "Head of Line Blocking" or HOLB. This makes SiteGround one of the first web hosts to offer … [Read more...]

SiteGround StartUp Review – What You Get (And DON’T)

The SiteGround StartUp plan is one of the best entry-level packages of all the hosting providers. In terms of CPU power, it beats out the others by far. See below for more details. With SSD drives, free SSL, and premium support, I've often called SiteGround the "Apple" of the web hosting world. To … [Read more...]

How to Point a Domain Name to a Server’s IP Address

When you buy a VPS server, you can access it with an IP address. This tutorial will show you how to access the server with a domain name instead. Setup: Domain Points to Something Else Say you have a DigitalOcean VPS, and an IP address to access it. For example, I've just set up Apache on a … [Read more...]

Top 3 Web Hosts with the Best Hosting Support

Good hosting support is hard to come by. All providers promise you the moon and the sky, talking about their "Award Winning Support", and how they have representatives working around the clock just to help you. At the same time, these providers will have hosting plans at such low prices, that make … [Read more...]

Two Ways to Access SiteGround Webmail with Screenshots

SiteGround hosting comes with built-in e-mail access with all its plans. Each has its own quota and limitations. Here a comparison of allotted mailbox resources with each plan: Here's a link with the complete list of plans along with the appropriate SiteGround coupon for maximum discounts on … [Read more...]

“GoGeek” is Actually a SiteGround VPS: Review

My Rating: 4.5/5 GoGeek is SiteGround's "starter" VPS plan. In my VPS hosting price comparisons, you'll see that the SiteGround VPS is presented as the GoGeek package. This is marketed by SiteGround as "semi-dedicated" hosting. In this SiteGround VPS review, I'll explain why the GoGeek plan is … [Read more...]