With our new premium hosts good to go for 2019, lets find out which host is up and about this week in Europe?

Uptime Test – Week 142 Method

  • Compare 6 WordPress Hosts
  • Use 6 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 European Locations
  • Plugins Installed: None
  • Frequency of Testing: Every Minute across the Last 7 Days
  • Number of Weekly Tests = 1 x60 x24 x7 x6 = 60,480 (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

SiteGround Weekly Uptime Results

SiteGround Uptime Dashboard & Response Time Chart

LIGHTNING BASE Weekly Uptime Results

Lightning Base Uptime Dashboard & Response Time Chart

flywheel Weekly Uptime Results

Flywheel Uptime Dashboard & Response Time Chart

kinsta Weekly Uptime Results

Kinsta Uptime Dashboard & Response Time Chart

Pressidium Weekly Uptime Results

Pressidium Uptime Dashboard & Response Time Chart

WP ENGINE Weekly Uptime Results

WP Engine Uptime Dashboard & Response Time Chart

Uptime Test – Week 142 Summary Table

Our hosts have recorded an impressive uptime performance this week, with 5 hosts achieving the ultimate goal of 100% Uptime: 

  1. Pressidium
  2. Flywheel
  3. Kinsta
  4. Lightning Base
  5. SiteGround

This week’s best performer in Europe is Pressidium, with a perfect uptime and the 2nd fastest average response time of 670ms.

Our 2nd week of testing that’s included our 4 new premium hosts has once again showed they have considerably faster response times than our previous best 2 performers in Lightning Base & SiteGround. WP Engine, however, had 1 minute of downtime, dropping it to the bottom of this list, with the focus being uptime performance.

For next week’s test, I will change up our testing location to Asia Pacific. I wonder whether this impressive start to our new hosts will continue?

Uptime Test Results - Week 142 Summary Table

And this Week’s Winner is…

Uptime Rankings

As I have just added 4 new premium hosts above, there are no summary results available yet. To see how our previous hosts performed after 3 years of testing, click below to find out which host finished up leading our uptime challenge.

Which host has the Best Uptime after 3 Years?