Who They Are
WP Engine is a WordPress digital platform. Compared to other web hosting providers, their focus is on WordPress which has its advantages and disadvantages. If you are not a “techie”, their service is basically providing solutions in making the applications and sites for their blog. WP Engine is also multi-awarded as shown on the numerous recognition they have received throughout the years. If you want a WordPress expert who will help you grow your blog or site, then WP Engine is your go-to web hosting service provider.
Plans and Pricing
- Startup – – basic package – – Starting at $35 USD/month
– 1 install, 25k visits/month, 10GB local storage, 50GB Bandwidth, Free SSL Certificates
- Growth – – small business- – Starting at $115 USD/month
– Up to 10 installs, 100K visits/month, 20GB local storage, 200GB Bandwidth, Free SSL Certificates
- Scale – – accelerate growth- – Starting at $290 USD/month
– Up to 25 installs, 400K visits/month, 30GB local storage, 400GB Bandwidth, Free SSL Certificates
Which Plan is For You?
|Visits/month||Up to 25K||Up to 100K||Up to 400K||Up to Millions|
|Installs||1||Up to 10||Up to 25||25+|
|Local Storage||10 GB||20 GB||30 GB||100-300 GB|
|24/7 chat support||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|PHP 7 ready||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Automated SSL Cert.||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Imported SSL Cert.||none||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|24/7 phone support||none||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Launch readiness assessment||x||x||x||x|
|Customer Success management||x||x||x||x|
|24/7 ticket support||x||x||x||x|
WP Engine Summary Review
If you will google what are the web hosting companies there are in the market, your search will probably come up with a lot of names. If you narrow your search a bit, you will you have to get into the details for you to know which company will suit your needs, er, your blog’s needs. WP Engine they say is a market leader. Browsing through their website, you will be impressed by the services that they provide to their clients and how they can provide a customized plan through their Enterprise-Grade plan. They cater to clients who are focused on the WordPress platform.
Remember that the location of the server will help a lot with regards to the loading of your site. WP Engine does not have a server for Singapore based WordPress clients. In Asia, the data centers available are in Taiwan and Tokyo only. They also offer their plans in US dollars only and not in any other currency. Even if you are not a client, you may want to choose the data center closest to your location as this would load the site faster. During the process of signing up for the plan you chose, make sure to click on the dropdown box and choose the server closest to your location. WP Engine cater to clients who are focused on the WordPress platform. Although there are pros, there are also cons. Their pricing is said to be expensive and they do not offer email addresses in any of their plans which is a big no-no to some clients and would look for another provider. If you want to try WP Engine, you may visit their website at www.wpengine.com. Now, if you ever change your mind, WP Engine has a 60-day money-back guarantee if you think you would opt for another provider. Overall, WP Engine has a lot of perks to offer for WordPress site owners. Since the price is not that cheap, you may want to maximize all the services that come with their plans.