How does WPMU DEV Hosting stack up to SiteGround? The add-ons and different plans from Siteground can make it hard to compare apples to apples. We've highlighted some of the similarities and differences below.
Siteground’s base plans use shared hosting and packed servers to help keep costs lower. WPMU DEV hosting gives every site 100% dedicated resources to ensure stronger privacy and performance consistency. SiteGround only offers dedicated resources to premium dedicated plans.
Support and Migrations
Both services have highly rated and positive support reputations. WPMU DEV includes unlimited site migrations and 24/7 live support for all things WordPress. SiteGround has tiered support plans with migration, transfers and other services at addiditional costs.
Backups When You Need Them
In our research, probably the most surprising features missing from SiteGround’s startup plan are on-demand backups and staging. WPMU DEV includes unlimited on-demand backups and staging sites in every plan. Siteground does not include these on its lower plans.
Security As An Add-On
Like staging and on-demand backups, there are several other features and services that Siteground charges extra for that are included in WPMU DEV memberships. With security, these include malware scanning of plugins and themes and hacked site cleanup.
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