wordpress Hosts

I’ve selected 4 Premium & 2 budget hosts to be tested through 2019

+ A Premium Caching Plugin

This will help boost the speed of each test site

10 budget hosts were tested across 2016 – 2018

Worldwide Server Locations

How They Performed in 2019


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Weekly Tests

Each week speed & uptime tests are run using independent tools, GTmetrix & Pingdom. To eliminate the chance of location bias, I change up the test location each week; progressing from USA, UK, India, Canada & Australia.

Test #1: Speed

The Speed Test checks how long it takes for a website to fully load using a desktop internet browser. As website owners, we want our site to load as quickly as possible.

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Tests Per Week


Now that our sites are setup on Australian servers and with WP Rocket locked and loaded, which host is flying along this week in Sydney…

Test #2: Uptime

The Uptime Test confirms that the website is actually accessible to visitors. As website owners, we want the uptime to be as close to 100% as possible.

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Tests Per Week


With our host servers based in Australia and with WP Rocket on board, which host is most reliable this week when we test from Asia Pacific…