Which hosts have been most reliable this week?

Uptime Test – Week 12 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 Pingdom Uptime Test

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  • Location of Test: 10 Worldwide Locations across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific
  • Frequency of Testing: Every Minute across the Last 7 Days
  • Number of Weekly Tests = 1 x60 x24 x7 x8 = 80,640 (xMinutes xHours xDays xSites)
  • Uptime testing is confirming that the website is actually accessible to visitors
  • An example of why an outage (or downtime) can occur is scheduled maintenance of the server the website is hosted on

Which WordPress Hosts can ace the uptime test this week?

WordPress Hosts

Identical Live Sites

Weekly 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

Uptime Test – Week 12 Summary Table

Our hosts have recorded their best ever uptime performance, with 7 hosts achieving the ultimate goal of 100% Uptime:

  1. A2 Hosting
  2. GoDaddy
  3. SiteGround
  4. InMotion Hosting
  5. Bluehost
  6. DreamHost
  7. Web Hosting Hub

A2 Hosting has rocketed up from 6th last week to take out the victory!!

The margin of victory for A2 Hosting is tight as it gets, just 1ms, with A2’s average response time being 228ms compared to GoDaddy with 229ms.

Uptime Test Results - Week 12 Summary Table

And The Week 12 Winner is…

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Uptime Rankings

After 12 weeks 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 uptime challenge.

Who has the Best Uptime after 12 Weeks?