New SiteGround Interface: First Impressions and Review

At the end of July 2019, SiteGround announced that it was migrating to a new interface and leaving cPanel behind. Apparently, they've been working on this for some time. My guess as to why they chose to release it at this particular time, was because of the latest cPanel price increases announced … [Read more...]

SiteGround is Better for Europe Based Web Hosting

In the web hosting world, there are a few well-known names - Hostgator, Bluehost, SiteGround, and GoDaddy being the most recognizable. Out of these, we GoDaddy from serious discussion, because of their web hosting is seriously lacking without an SSL certificate, for example. That leaves the other … [Read more...]

SiteGround Cloud Hosting is Really Their VPS Offering!

If you search SiteGround's packages for VPS hosting, you won't find any. Instead, you'll find their cloud hosting plans, and their incredibly good "GoGeek" plan. The truth is that SiteGround cloud hosting is the substitute for VPS hosting. In fact, SiteGround blurs the line between VPS and shared … [Read more...]

Not Ready for a VPS? Try SiteGround’s “VPS Like” Hosting

I've been saying for years, that SiteGround is unlike any other web host. WP-Tweaks itself uses them. If you're looking to get started, here are all SiteGround discounts in one place. The quality of their shared hosting plans is higher than any other comparable provider. And here's why. The … [Read more...]

3 Things SiteGround Did Before Anyone Else

People often ask why SiteGround costs more than other hosting providers. In the linked article, I've shown why this is the case - features, customer service, and reliability. But what we should remember is that SiteGround has always been a pioneer in the field of web hosting technology. They adopt … [Read more...]

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 discounts so you … [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...]