Whilst your website probably isn’t going to be the size of Amazon anytime soon, there’s almost no doubt that your website’s speed is going to be critical to its success. In short: The faster it is, the better. This is important not only for better customer experience, but also because Google takes a webpage’s speed into account (amongst a whole heap of other factors) when determining where to rank it in search results. … [Read more...] about Shared vs Managed WordPress Hosting
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How easy is it to set up? To put it politely, even some of the leading managed WordPress hosting providers don’t make it easy when it comes to setting things up. Flywheel, however, do! I can’t vouch for their free migration services (simply because I haven’t used them yet), but if they’re anywhere near as easy to work with as the workflow they provide for setting up a new site, then they’ll be pretty darn impressive! From start to finish, I had no problems at all when it came to setting up a brand new site and getting it all up and running! Since Flywheel don’t sell domain names, you’ll need to have a domain name registered with another provider, for example GoDaddy or, my personal favorite, DreamHost (for registering domain names), but things are pretty straightforward. Simply add a new DNS record to your domain to ensure it points to your new Flywheel server (as you would with any other host that isn’t a domain registrar) and then tell … [Read more...] about Flywheel’s Managed WordPress Hosting – First Impressions!
Shared VPS Cloud Dedicated Shared hosting means that you share a server’s resources with other sites. A shared hosting plan is like a large neighbourhood. You don’t know your neighbours or what they are doing. They could be criminals or upstanding citizens. The same goes for the sites sharing your server; you don’t know them, and at any moment, a vulnerability on a neighbour’s site could pull your site down. Consider shared hosting for small projects or your first site. … [Read more...] about How to Choose the Proper WordPress Hosting for Your Site
As you can see from the results above, the test site hosted by Flywheel started to struggle as the number of virtual users accessing the site grew. Things remained fairly stable until 72 virtual users were simultaneously accessing the site and the loading time was 2.29 seconds. However, by the time there were 84 virtual users accessing the site, the loading time had reached 8.1 seconds, eventually hitting a high of 41.33 seconds as the test progressed and the number of simultaneous virtual users increased. You can view the full details of this test on the Load Impact website. … [Read more...] about Flywheel WordPress Hosting Review: Everything You Need To Know 2018
However, Flywheel shouldn’t just be seen as a low-cost managed WordPress host (although they certainly do provide this if your site is small enough to be on their ‘Tiny’ plan at just $14 a month). What Flywheel may lack in performance, they certainly make up for in features and ease of use, especially if you’re a web designer or developer creating sites for clients (their interface is simply a joy to use). Above all: Flywheel have really done an excellent job of creating a user-friendly web hosting experience with a wide array of very useful features. … [Read more...] about Flywheel WordPress Hosting Review: Everything You Need To Know 2019