Wordpress managed hosting for business


What options do I have besides using a shared host or setting up my own Wordpress instance?

I want a service that I can rely, that can scale when needed and provide a good support.

Please advice.



asked Jul 12 '11 at 19:48
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The simplest solutions I know if you don't want to worry about maintenance are WordPress.com and WP Engine.

WordPress.com starts at the nice round figure of free, with premium features typically costing in at a few dollars a month. You don't get anything like the flexibility of your own private instance, but if your need is close to the core, it's a very easy experience.

WP Engine starts out at $49 a month, gives you far greater access to plugins etc, and offers some very nice features such as a staging environment to try out changes.

Finally, some commodity hosts do a great job in delivering WordPress installations that give you the bare minimum of admin. This link on WordPress.org lists a few they recommend, or you can scan the forums, starting here.

answered Jul 12 '11 at 20:37
Jeremy Parsons
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