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10 Best Managed WordPress Hosting Providers for High-Traffic Sites in 2023

WordPress is one of the most popular platforms with over 64% of the CMS market share and 42% of all websites. WordPress is the first choice for many requirements, such as a personal blog, news site, corporate page, e-commerce, etc.

There are plenty of cheap hosting solutions out there for WordPress, which is fine for when you're just starting out or playing around. However, once your website is popular and starts gaining heavy traffic, you need a premium hosting provider for better availability.

As traffic increases, you need a server that can handle millions of requests and won't crash when traffic increases. Quality hosting would cost you a bit more than traditional hosting, but trust me, it would pay you off.

The following WordPress optimized hosting solution is for optimal performance and security. They are designed with a built-in WordPress installation and control panel to manage and configure your website, which consumes less time and effort.

Most things can be done with just one click.

The advantage of hosting your site with a quality provider.

      Excellent customer support – you can think about what you need to do, but when things go wrong or you don't have time to fix them, you can always rely on their customer support.

      High uptime – the server can crash or stop working for many reasons, but quality hosting providers will have a high availability setup, so your website is always going down with no or less downtime.

      Better Security – They provide account security such as two-factor authentication, brute force attack prevention, SSL certificate, and many other things to keep your website safe and secure from online threats.

      Better performance - uses the latest technology and hot technologies to make your website load faster.

Let's take a look at the next vendor that gets your backend data center up and running so you can run your business.


Kinsta is powered by the Google Cloud Platform and provides fully managed WordPress hosting for small and large businesses. UN Business Plan starts from $115 per month, which includes 5 WP sites with built-in CDN.

Some of the features stand out:

      Active and Passive Security – Your site is monitored every minute for malicious requests and DDoS attacks and proactively stops them.

      Flexibility to choose data center location: You can decide where you want to host your website from the US, Europe or Asia.

      Site Migration – You can join Kinsta support to migrate your existing website for FREE.

      Backup: Your sites are automatically backed up every day. Backup is your friend.

      Tech Stack – Built on top of Nginx, PHP7, and MariaDB for fast-loading web pages.


Are you facing frequent downtime or security issues with your current hosting provider? Then look no further than Nubes.

Nubes is empowering small and medium businesses with digital tools that can help them fuel their growth online. It is trusted by hundreds of thousands of users around the world, including some of the key brands. There must be a reason for them to choose Cloudways for their hosting. We'll see!

Main features of Cloudways:

      Click on Actions: Clouds The platform is based on the user interface. With just one click you can: migrate, clone, backup/restore your server/website and install SSL certificates.

      Multiple IaaS: Option to choose industry leading cloud infrastructures such as Digital Ocean, Google Cloud, Amazon Cloud, Vultr and Linode with over 60 data centers.

      Powerful Stack: Every server at Cloudways comes with the options of multiple PHP versions and databases, object cache, Apache, NGINX, Redis, and PHP-FPM preconfigured.

      Advanced Security: With Cloudflare integration, dedicated firewalls, real-time monitoring, and security patches, Cloudways has you covered.

      Pricing Plans: Start your server with just $10/month that comes with 1GB RAM, 1 core processor, 25GB storage and 1TB bandwidth.

      Pay as you go: Pay whenever you use your server's resources. Plus, scale your server resources up or down as you see fit.

      24/7 Expert Support: A dedicated team of professional engineers is available to help you around the clock. You can also check out his blog and KB for help.


Designed for mission critical sites. Thousands of customers trust Nexcess, and some of the leading brands in the world are FedEx, GM, Xerox, Fila, ESPN, etc.

Liquid Web's Nexcess provides site-wide caching, image compression, and some of the following notable features.

      Manage Multiple Sites - Partnered with iThemes to make managing multiple sites easy. You can update multiple WordPress with one click.

      Unlimited Page Views - No need to pay more if traffic increases.

      Dynamic LB - load balancing for high availability

      FREE SSL Certificate, Backup, Migration

      Security monitoring.

WP Engine

WP Engine is an award-winning digital experience platform for small and enterprise businesses. Trusted by over 120,000 customers including AMD, Yelp, MaxCDN, New Relic, etc. You can start as low as $30 a month.

WP Engine is built on a highly scalable architecture with EverCache, and the following are some notable features.

      Real-time security – threat detection and prevention: Your site is protected against online attacks like DDoS, XSS, SQLi and other WordPress-related vulnerabilities.

      Automatic Updates – Don't worry about updating WordPress, WP Engine does it for you.

      Automatic Migration - Migrate existing WordPress to WP Engine with just a few clicks.

      Staging Area - Do you have a busy website and don't want to switch directly to production? Quickly create a copy of your site so you can test it before you push changes to the live website.

      Unlimited data transfer, FREE SSL, PHP7 ready.

So go ahead and try it out for WP Engine and see how it works. Anyway, they offer a 60-day refund so you can cancel anytime if you're not happy.


Pantheon is lightning-fast WordPress hosting built on the following hot technologies, ready to scale to serve hundreds of millions of requests.



      varnish cache


      New Relic

Trusted by thousands of large organizations like Dell, Docker, Tableau, Nvidia, etc., Pantheon claims to be the fastest hosting on the planet.

Prices start at $25 for a personal site. If you are looking for a reliable and scalable WordPress solution, then it sounds like Pantheon would be a good choice.


SiteGround is known for quality customer support and providing superior site performance. You can choose between the following two plans to get the best performance.

cloud hosting - Fully managed cloud server to host your preferred CMS, including WordPress. Some of the features include.

      dedicated IP

      cPanel - easy to manage your hosting

      Self-scaling resource

      SSH and WP-CLI access

      GIT integration

Cloud hosting plans start from $80.

Go for the Geek plan – suitable for ~100,000 views. If your budget is tight and your expected traffic is mid-range, then the Go Geek plan would be a good option. You can start from $11.95 per month.

WordPress.org recommends SiteGround, and the following are some of the notable features.

Integrated SG optimizer plugin to improve the performance of WordPress sites hosted in environments, such as advanced caching for maximum site speed, image optimization, multi-site option and more.

      A pre-installed Elementor site builder

      Free Automatic WordPress and Core Plugin Updates

      free ssl

      Free Cloudflare CDN Integration

      Expert WordPress support 24/7 by phone, chat, ticket (wait time is up to 10 minutes)

      The default WordPress Dashboard is replaced with a simple screen that will help a beginner to quickly navigate towards editing content or configuring any installed plugin. However, if you don't like it, you can easily exit the new home experience and go back to the standard WordPress dashboard.

      Fast and free site migration from other hosts

      Free automated daily backup and restore

      WordPress Managed Security

Over 2 million site owners trust SiteGround.


Pagely works with AWS to help a large brand scale WordPress. Pagely prices start as low as $499 and you get everything you can ask for.

      Unlimited page views, no matter how busy your site is

      CDN: Global CDN including serving content to users from the nearest location

      Advanced security: don't worry about an attack on your site

      Route 53 Reduced Latency DNS

      Dedicated IP, HTTP/2 ready, PHP 7

      Access – get everything you need like SSH, database, WP-CLI

Pagely is trusted by brands like Visa, Disney, Comcast, eBay and Garmin.


Platform enterprise ready starting at $790 per month. However, a lower plan is also available for personal and small-to-medium businesses, starting at $21 per month.

Pressidium's hosting architecture is designed with an enterprise in mind, so you get top-notch infrastructure reliability, high availability, security, and performance. The following is a typical traffic flow, but don't worry about those components as you don't have to manage them. Their managed hosting platform and entire infrastructure is managed by Pressidium.

Speaking of security, DDoS is covered at the network and web application level, and an entire tech stack is optimized for WordPress.


Powered by Amazon Cloud Infrastructure, WPOptim is known for its high-performance cloud servers. If you're someone who likes speed, scalability, and security, then this might be the one you're looking for. They provide each and every account with private managed servers, and I can say that their support team is one of the best in the crowd.

Here are just some of the benefits you'll get:

      free migrations

      top notch security

      Daily backups

      world class performance

Another brilliant thing is that you can choose the data centers that are closest to your site visitors. You can get started for as little as $30/mo.


Used by companies like Whirlpool and The American Genius, Pressable prides itself on offering a service that's more than just hosting. They go deeper to accompany your business in a prospective future. So much so, that they are happy to help you migrate your site, or better yet, do everything themselves without you lifting a finger.

Once it's installed, their support team will regularly check your sites to analyze and fix any issues that occur, which is pretty remarkable. Not to mention their 24/7 support staff that will be available to you at any time.

Pressable's pricing plans start as low as $45/month, but you can try any of their plans free for 90 days before you get a call.



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