The first of our new locations to be tested is Vancouver. Let’s find out which host is bringing the heat this week?
Speed Test – Week 117 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
- Location of Test: Vancouver, Canada
- Frequency of Testing: Every Hour for 7 Days
- Number of Weekly Tests = 1 x24 x7 x8 = 1,344 (xHours xDays xSites)
- 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 Speed Test this week?
Identical Live Sites
SiteGround Weekly Speed Results
Namecheap Weekly Speed Results
GoDaddy Weekly Speed Results
Lightning Base Weekly Speed Results
InMotion Hosting Weekly Speed Results
HostGator Weekly Speed Results
Bluehost Weekly Speed Results
Web Hosting Hub Weekly Speed Results
Speed Test – Week 117 Summary Table
The fastest host this week is Lightning Base with a time of 1.54s, which is a long way off the all time Vancouver record of 0.76s, which was set by Web Hosting Hub in Week 28.
Next week we’ll be changing our test location to São Paulo. This is the first time we have tested from São Paulo since Week 6, which was way back in May 2016. I wonder how our hosts will perform?
And this Week’s Winner is…
After 2+ years of testing, let’s summarize all the results to see how our 8 hosts are performing overall. It will also allow us to find out which host is currently leading our speed challenge.