It’s a race to the finish line, which of our 8 WordPress Hosts is fastest this week.

We are running this race from Vancouver, Canada. Who do you think will come out with the victory?

Desktop Speed Test – Week 4 Method

  • Compare 8 WordPress Hosts
  • Use 8 Live Sites, each with a Different Host but with Identical Content (you can check them out here)
  • Use GTmetrix Speed Test

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  • Location of Test: Vancouver, Canada
  • Frequency of Testing: Every Hour for 7 Days
  • Total Number of Tests = 1 x24 x7 x8 = 1,344 (xHours xDays xSites)
  • Desktop Speed Testing is checking how long it takes for a website to fully load using a desktop internet browser

Which WordPress Host will conquer the Desktop Speed Test this week?

WordPress Hosts

Identical Live Sites

Total Tests

WordPress Host #1: SiteGround

WordPress Host #2: A2 Hosting

WordPress Host #3: GoDaddy

WordPress Host #4: DreamHost

WordPress Host #5: InMotion Hosting

WordPress Host #6: HostGator

WordPress Host #7: Bluehost

WordPress Host #8: Web Hosting Hub

Desktop Speed Test – Week 4 Summary Table

Another week of big changes, and it all starts at the top, with a new winner, congratulations A2 Hosting! They have jumped from 4th last week to take out the Canadian win.

SiteGround on the other hand weren’t such a fan of Canadian hospitality. They fell from 3rd to 6th. They will be hoping for an improvement when we test from Dallas, USA next week.

Desktop Speed Test Results - Week 4 Summary Table

Desktop Speed Test – Week 4 Winner


And The Winner is…

A2 Hosting