All hosting services claim to be the fastest hosting service in the world.Reviews about web hosting companies is not too hard to find. You can find them all around the web. Although, almost all of them consist of someone’s personal opinion and a lot of positive claims about a specific web hosting service. And most of them usually fail to back their claims with proof. Hosting platforms compared against each other.
OXP Is Hosted On Siteground
Google now considers a website’s page loading time as one of the most important ranking factors. This is why OXP is made faster than ever. One of the steps of this process was finding the perfect web hosting service that provides fast servers and great customer service.
Onextrapixel currently uses Siteground hosting to power up OXP. OXP is now faster than even some of the most popular design blogs out there. A quick test on Pingdom Speed Test tool shows how fast OXP really is.
To see how fast Siteground hosting is fast, compare OXP website performance against other popular design blogs that use different hosting services. The results were quite surprising. OXP is found to load in just 2.76 seconds in Pingdom Speed test. Others, however, took longer.
Smashing Magazine, which uses Media Temple hosting, has much lower requests and a smaller page size, yet it takes 4.22 seconds for the website to load. That’s 1.46 seconds longer than OXP loading time.
DesignrFix is hosted on iWeb and it’s much faster when compared to others. The site loads in 3.43 seconds. But, it’s still 0.67 seconds slower than OXP.
Sitepoint uses Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud hosting and the website loads in 4.03 seconds. Considering its large number of requests and page size, this is fairly fast. But, not fast enough to beat OXP’s 2.76-second speed.
Siteground servers seems to perform 48% faster than Media Temple. Siteground is much faster than most other popular web hosting providers.Siteground offers a number of incredible features for their affordable Managed WordPress hosting plans. Starting from its very own WordPress SuperCacher service to full SSD storages and free SSL certificates, Siteground servers are fully optimized to offer the highest performance possible for all of its customers.
Siteground’s WordPress SuperCacher uses 3 levels of caching to make a website super-fast:
- Level 1: Static content cache
- Level 2: Dynamic data cache powered by NGINX
- Level 3: Database queries results cache powered by Memcached
It’s the combination of all these performance-enhancing features that makes any website hosted on Siteground faster than their competitors.
In addition to its incredibly fast performance, Siteground’s managed WordPress hosting plans comes with many other great features that make it even more special. These features: WordPress Auto-Updater, Free Daily Backups, Free Website Transfer, Host Unlimited Websites, Unmetered Traffic, 24/7 Customer Support and Money-Back Guarantee
Even with all these amazing and powerful features, Siteground offers their services for extremely affordable prices.
While Siteground provides faster loading times, the quality of a hosting provider can’t be determined based on the performance alone. They must also provide easily manageable user control panels, quick and friendly customer support, different locations to host websites, and better security.