SiteGround was founded as a small team in 2003. Since its establishment, the company has strived hard in the web hosting business. The company provides a good number of packages to its customers. With the growing years, the number of experience and their client database is constantly increasing. The company is best known for providing services like web hosting, shared hosting, dedicated hosting, VPS hosting and much more. One of the best part of the company is that they provide 24/7 customer support service. They offer cheap and reliable packages for better experience.
Services: web hosting, website designing, website building tools, email features.
Pricing, hosting packages and plans: The Company provides 2 shared web hosting plans. They offer dedicated hosting, shared hosting, semi dedicated hosting and VPS hosting. Their Standard shared plan is $9.95/month on a monthly billing cycle but comes down to $6.95 on 2 years billing cycle. Their Hosting PLUS Plan is $13.95 per month on a monthly billing cycle but comes down to $10.95/month on two year billing cycle.
Control Panel: SiteGround uses one of the most famous and widely used control panel, cPanel.
Features: Siteground offers 2 different hosting plans. Features offered are:
|Features||Standard Hosting Plan||Hosting PLUS Plan|
|Unlimited Space & Traffic||Yes||Yes|
|24/7 Customer Service||Yes||Yes|
|Host unlimited domains||No||Yes|
|2 times more CPU||No||Yes|
Other common features offered are:
- Lots of 1-click install apps
- Free Domain registration
- Unlimited Email & FTP Accounts
- Unlimited MySQL / Postgre SQL Databases
- $20 Bidvertiser Advertisement credit
- Option of adding Dedicated IP for $30/year
- You also can grab a free template for most of the website scripts (joomla, wordpress, prestashop etc).
Customer Support: The company is known for providing one of the best customer support service. They offer 24/7 customer support. But note that the Standard Hosting Plan does not provide Premium Support, so you would be paying extra for support & they do not offer phone technical support.
Speed: Siteground hosting speed is considerably fast. We analyzed www.laki.me which is currently hosted on Siteground. Below are the stats:
This means a 1MB site would load in 3.1seconds. Quite impressive!
Reliability: Siteground’s reliability wise have always maintained the 99.9% mark. On every uptime calculating sites siteground has been impressively achieved 99.9% throughout.
- Superb Customer Support but at an extra cost
- 99.9% Uptime guarantee
- Free Site transfer
- Impressive speed
- Customer support is offered at an extra cost for the standard plan
- Prices are a bit expensive compared to competition
- Dedicated IP costs $30/year, most of the webhosts provide it for $12/year
- 1 Dedicated IP per hosting account
- No phone technical support
Conclusion – Should you buy it?
Good Speed and great reliability and excellent features makes us recommend Siteground. They have no major shortcoming with their hosting.
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