Advanced Services from WordPress


Advanced Services

Weve got some things that might be of interest to our more advanced users:

Need help to choose a self hosted smaller blog.

WordPress Web Hosting

There are hundreds of thousands of web hosts out there, the vast majority of which meet the WordPress minimum requirements, and choosing one from the crowd can be a chore. Just like flowers need the right enviroment to grow, WordPress works best when it’s in a rich hosting environment.

We’ve dealt with more hosts than you can imagine; in our opinion, the hosts below represent some of the best and brightest of the hosting world. If you do decide to go with one of the hosts below and click through from this page, some will donate a portion of your fee backso you can have a great host and support WordPress at the same time.

If you don’t need the flexibility of a full web host, you may consider getting a free blog on

Blue Host Blue Host

WordPress Auto-Install new WordPress updates are made available within 24 hours! Unlimited disk storage, Unlimited monthly data transfer, host unlimited domains on 1 account, 1 free domain name for as long as you host with BlueHost, 2500 POP / WebMail addresses, 50 MySQL databases, free control panel, free Fantastico, free SimpleScripts, 24/7 network monitoring, 99% uptime guarantee, mirrored storage backups, no hidden fees, voted best support in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008!

DreamHost DreamHost

WordPress auto-install and upgrade, 1 TB disk storage, 10 TB bandwidth, free domain, unlimited databases, 3000 email accounts, unlimited domain forwarding, Jabber support.

MediaTemple MediaTemple

Hosting that’s ready for traffic spikes. Start your new blog on a clustered hosting platform that’s ready for you to hit the big time. Whether you reach the front page of Digg or get an unexpected shout-out on Oprah, your blog will always be available. Get started right-away with our WordPress one-click installer and enough high-speed storage and bandwidth to run a blogging empire.

Go Daddy

Take advantage of hosting plans featuring up to unlimited disk space, unlimited transfer, unlimited MySQL databases, unlimited websites, and 1,000 email accounts all from the world’s largest Web host Enjoy free set-up, no annual commitment, and free auto-install of over 50 applications, including WordPress. Best of all, 99.9% network uptime and Go Daddy’s world-class data centers keep you up and running, and plans start at just $4.25/mo! Virtual Dedicated and Dedicated Servers also available. Save 20% on one year or more of web site hosting! Use code WORDPRESS2 at checkout.

JustHost JustHost

Just Host offers the perfect solution for your WordPress blog. With unlimited disk space, bandwidth and MySQL databases, usage restrictions are a thing of the past. Just Host has offices in the US, UK and Australia and is serviceable in 195 countries worldwide. No matter where you live though, Just Host offers first class support 24/7 support via phone, email and live chat support.

Laughing Squid Laughing Squid

Laughing Squid Web Hosting is an independently owned and operated web host, based out of San Francisco, that provides friendly, dependable and secure web hosting services to artists, individuals, bloggers, non-profits, and small businesses. We are open source geeks who are here to help you get your content online and rescue you from the endless void of impersonal and unreliable web hosting.

Requirements: PHP 4.3 or higher, MySQL 4.0 or higher, Apache or Litespeed recommended.

Host Feedback

We’re committed to helping create a wholesome and hassle-free WordPress hosting environment. If you feel there are issues with one of the hosts listed here, please send a note to If the situation warrants we’ll work with you and your host on a solution. We also realize that we cant highlight every good host, but if you have a favorite host you think we should feature here, let us know.

Note before contacting us: Please don’t send us legal takedown orders or threats, we don’t actually host every WordPress blog in the world. If you don’t understand that, you probably shouldn’t be sending legal notices anyway.

  • Author: Ajay Ohri

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