SiteGround Alternative: WPMU DEV Hosting

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SiteGround vs WPMU DEV Hosting

How does WPMU DEV Hosting compare to SiteGround? What makes WPMU DEV hosting special? Our team gets asked questions like this every day from smart shoppers looking for managed WordPress hosting alternatives. Learn what makes WPMU DEV hosting unique an how you can improve your site performance while saving a bunch of cash.

Fully-Dedicated Hosting

Hosts often use shared hosting and overcrowded servers as an “affordable” lowcost solution. WPMU DEV hosting gives every user 100% dedicated resources to ensure stronger privacy and performance consistency. SiteGround only offers dedicated resources to premium dedicated users. No need to cut corners. Get start with dedicated hosting.

Use the Latest & Greatest

Other solutions are slow to adapt to new technology and often use out of date software. This leaves you missing out on big features that will take your site to the next level. The agile WPMU DEV Hosting infrastructure lets us upgrade to the newest features as they are released so you’re always running the most advanced technology for speed, performance, and security.

Performance Enhanced Servers

WPMU DEV builds the tools other hosts use to make their sites run at top speed. Every site comes pre-configured with the Smush Pro image optimizer and Hummingbird Pro performance boosters including object caching, our global CDN, and speed-enhanced servers.

Award-Winning Image Optimization

Did you know Google recommends image optimization should be automated? Two-thirds of the average web page size is images. Smush Pro was voted best in class 2017, 2018, and 2019 and is included with WPMU DEV Hosting. Get unlimited image compression and 10GB image CDN bandwidth.

Private Secure WordPress Hosting

WPMU DEV Hosting uses the best in security on every site including TLS1.3, built-in two-factor authentication, automated SSL and forced HTTPS by default, audit & access logs, automated incremental backups all paired with Defender Pro security monitoring and Automate core, theme, and plugin updates with safe-upgrade scanning.

Developer, Freelancer & Agency Hosting

WPMU DEV’s all-in-one platform was built by our developers to simplify the most complex pieces of managing WordPress and save countless hours with automation. Access the tools we’ve developed to manage single sites and networks with over 5 million users. Move and manage sites with true SSH access w/rsa & ed25519 key support, native Git, Composer, NPM, WP-CLI, phpMyAdmin, and built-in one-click staging and deploy.

Enterprise Hosting

WPMU DEV hosting started as full-service enterprise hosting for large organizations in highly regulated spaces. Let us create a custom package and tailor our infrastructure around your unique needs. Learn more.

Dedicated Resources at a Fraction the Cost

WPMU DEV members get 3 sites free and additional sites can be added starting at just $10 per month while SiteGround dedicated resources start at a $269.00 per month. WPMU DEV Hosting gives you the lowest rates for dedicated WordPress hosting and it keeps getting cheaper as you scale.

Multisite Ready

Most hosts sell Multisite hosting as an add-on. Because WPMU DEV hosting uses dedicated resources we can offer Multisite at no additional cost. We are not only the original Multisite host’s, we are trusted to manage thousands of Multisite networks with over +5 million subsites.

Global Data Centers

Our 12 regional data center choices not only provide localized content delivery and backup storage, but are both EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Certified for security compliance around the world.

One-Click Site Migration

Moving to a new host doesn’t have to be hard. We’ll take care of the site migration for you! Use Shipper one-click migration to transfer your SiteGround site or get a migration specialist to move a complex configuration for you at no additional cost.

24/7 Live Support

WPMU DEV Live Chat Support is famous for both its quality and near-instant response times. With more ratings than the other guys, our team averages 4.97 out of 5 stars on both Trustpilot and

Build. Run Grow.

WPMU DEV is the all-in-one platform. You’re not going to get slammed with huge add-on fees for backup services, Multisite, premium support, performance optimization, security, or site management tools. Choose how many sites you need hosted – everything included, upgrade storage and bandwidth as you go.