Here’s the deal: The best WordPress Hoster in 2020? Kinsta!
We have had first hand experience with a number of premium WordPress hosting providers. Ultimately we moved over to Kinsta for three reasons:
- cutting edge performance
Cutting edge performance
Already back in 2016 Kinsta made the decision to move their entire infrastructure over to Google Cloud, giving them a noticeable early mover advantage. With end of 2019 all clients were upgraded to C2 machine, making sites more stable and boosting performance up to 200%.
With some optimization and use of plugins like Fast Velocity Minify, Smush Pro and Perfmatters we were able to achieve good load times and and high Google pagespeed score. This is not the be-all and end-all test for web performance, but it is still relevant and significant.
Currently Kinsta has 24 Google Cloud Data Centers for WordPress websites:
- Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA (us-central1)
- St. Ghislain, Belgium (europe-west1)
- Changhua County, Taiwan (asia-east1)
- Sydney, Australia (australia-southeast1)
- The Dalles, Oregon, USA (us-west1)
- Salt Lake City, USA (us-west3)
- Ashburn, Virginia, USA (us-east4)
- Moncks Corner, South Carolina, USA (us-east1)
- São Paulo, Brazil (southamerica-east1)
- London, UK (europe-west2)
- Frankfurt, Germany (europe-west3)
- Jurong West, Singapore (asia-southeast1)
- Tokyo, Japan (asia-northeast1)
- Mumbai, India (asia-south1)
- Montréal, Canada (northamerica-northeast1)
- Eemshaven, Netherlands (europe-west4)
- Hamina, Finland (europe-north1)
- Los Angeles, California (us-west2)
- Hong Kong (asia-east2)
- Zürich, Switzerland (europe-west6)
- Osaka, Japan (asia-northeast2)
- Seoul, South Korea (asia-northeast3)
- Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (us-west4)
- Jakarta, Indonesia (asia-southeast2)
Kinsta offers 24/7 support via Live-Chat. It usually takes just a minute or so till someone is active and helping you to get things fixed and providing insight. Everyone you will be talking to at Kinsta is a true WP support engineer. They do know exactly what they are doing, no time is wasted on call-center type fluff. We have consistently been blown away by the level of skill and super-low problem-to-solution time.
Kinsta is very user-friendly and compared to most other wordpress hosting providers here design definitely is not just an afterthought.