Optimized WordPress Hosting

Enhanced speed, accelerated performance, and around‑the‑clock support. It’s all here – with extra security for good measure!

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WP Starter

Perfect for basic blogs or websites

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  • Two websites
  • Free domain registration  
  • 100GB of SSD storage
  • 100 email accounts
  • All Essential WP Features  
  • Jetpack Free pre‑installed  
WP Business
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Ideal for small business owners

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  • Unlimited websites
  • Free domain registration  
  • Unlimited SSD storage  
  • Unlimited email accounts
  • All Essential WP Features  
  • Advanced WP Features  
  • Jetpack Free pre‑installed  
WP Business Pro

Enhanced performance, security, and speed

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  • Unlimited websites
  • Free domain registration  
  • Unlimited SSD storage  
  • Unlimited email accounts
  • All Essential WP Features  
  • Advanced WP Features  
  • Premium WP Features  
  • Jetpack Premium pre‑installed ($133.00/year value)  

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We guarantee you’ll be 100% satisfied with our service. In the unlikely event that you’re not 100% satisfied for any reason, notify us within 30 days and we’ll immediately refund your money and cancel your account.

Optimized WordPress Hosting

Who knew that the right hosting plan could help boost your business? Since we’re a global company with a global footprint, we provide the option to host your website in our US data centers or overseas. Google will then use your server location when ranking your site in regional markets to make your business more prominent. So if you’re targeting Europeans or Canadians…. we got you!

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FREE and painless website migration by HostPapa!

Try us risk-free for 30-days – if you don’t love us, we’ll move you back to your existing host for free.

Free domain transfer

Already have your domain name? Transfer it over to HostPapa for free and set up your website on our powerful servers with 99.9% uptime guaranteed.

Avoid downtime while moving!

We take downtime worries away, as one of our migration experts will take care of you through the entire process, completely FREE of charge. This is what we do every day!

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Go ahead and focus on your business. We’ll handle the tech!

Get fast, secure WordPress hosting, without being bogged down by nitty, gritty technical details.
Get Started Building Fast
Zero-click WordPress installation! Start building your website right away with the latest optimized version of WordPress.
Included with all plans
Free SSL Certificate
Keep your website visitors safe. Your WordPress plan comes with a free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate.
Included with all plans
An Optimized WordPress Experience
Our finely tuned WordPress optimized servers offer your website improved reliability, stability and security – an ideal experience for your visitors.
Included with all plans
Get Faster with WordPress Caching
Google loves fast loading websites. Give your website load time a boost with our enhanced content caching.
Included with all plans
Auto-Detect and Remove Malware
Advanced security software crawls our servers and your website, keeping you safe from threats.
Included with WP Business Pro
Automatic WordPress Updates
We’ll automatically update WordPress to the latest version, keeping you safe & secure with the latest security patches and performance upgrades.
Included with all plans
Global Speed and Performance
The free Cloudflare Content Delivery Network gives you fast WordPress hosting by caching your content locally around the globe.
Included with all plans
Secure WordPress Hosting with Advanced Firewall
The ultimate in security – add an optional Web Application Firewall and stop malicious traffic before it reaches you!
Available with all plans
Stay Safe – Automated WordPress Backup from Jetpack
Even if disaster strikes, your website, all your content and design, will be backed up and easily restored with Jetpack’s backup feature.
Included with WP Business Pro
Get More Website Visitors
Get more visitors with Jetpack’s marketing features: automated social media posting and scheduling. Plan in advance and reach your audience at a time that works best for them.
Included with all plans
Jetpack Security Features
With Jetpack you get a built-in security toolkit for your WordPress website. It prevents unwanted intrusions with effective brute force attack protection, malware scanning, and spam filtering.
Available with all plans
99.9% Uptime Guarantee
Our 99.9% server uptime guarantee ensures that your website will always be online for your visitors.
Included with all plans

WordPress Knowledge Base for Techies & Non‑Techies Alike

Looking for tutorials to help you make sense of all-things WordPress and hosting? We’ve got you!

The WordPress Dashboard 101

Your WordPress admin dashboard, or the WP admin panel or WP Admin, is the control panel for every feature on your WordPress website. It’s the place where you create and organize content, add functionalities, manage plugins, change your theme, and much more...

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Understanding WordPress Widgets

WordPress widgets are blocks that help you add functionalities and content to your WordPress site. Each widget usually has a specific function of making it easier to design elements or add features to your WordPress site without needing any coding knowledge.

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You already have optimized WordPress hosting

Now let’s enable Jetpack to make it even better

Whether you need hosting for your blog or are looking for a fully-optimized WordPress hosting service, enabling Jetpack will ensure that search engines will crawl, index, and rank your website – and your users will stay in and happily engage with it.

Take your WordPress website to another level by enabling Jetpack, which comes free with every Optimized WordPress plan. With Jetpack, your website will be faster, more secure, and complete with a host of tools that will amplify your WordPress webmaster skills.

These Jetpack features are pre‑installed with HostPapa Optimized WordPress plans.

Enhance your WordPress experience by enabling Jetpack today.
With Jetpack you will supercharge your website with faster load times, which Google takes into consideration when ranking your page.
Essential Security
Get automatic defense against WordPress hacks, malware, spam, data loss, and downtime by using Jetpack security tools.
Enhance the look of your website using Jetpack's image tools and rich content.
Advanced Security
Get extra security features, such as secure logins and protection from brute force and denial of service attacks
Put a spark into your marketing efforts through automated marketing tools, such as automated social sharing and content posting.

See how we stack up against our competitors.

Bring on the competition! We’re so confident in our WordPress web hosting services that we’ll gladly stand against our competitors.

  • Domain name registration
  • Domains/websites hosted
  • Automatically installed WordPress
  • Traffic allowance
  • Disk space
  • Free Standard SSL Certificate
  • Free website transfer
  • 24/7 Multilingual live WP support
  • Jetpack pre-installed
WP Starter
$3.95(AUD)/mo* Get Started
  • Free
  • Two
  • Unlimited
  • 100GB of SSD Storage
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  • Free
  • 1
  • 25K/month
  • 75GB
  • 1
  • 25K/month
  • 10GB
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  • Free
  • 1
  • 100M/month
  • 50GB

Chart provided for comparison purposes only and is subject to change without notice.
Comparison based on equivalent WordPress plans where applicable and information available in the public domain.

WordPress Hosting Made Easy

Kick up your feet and enjoy these reads! Our WordPress Hosting Blog is packed with tips and tricks to help smooth your business-building ride.

How to Build a Website Using WordPress in 10 Steps

Setting up your WordPress website can seem like a daunting task if you’ve never done anything like it before. Fortunately, one of the best things about WordPress is that it’s so user-friendly and intuitive. Just about anyone can do it!

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10 WordPress Features You Need to Know About

If you have your own website, there’s a good chance that it’s run on WordPress. In fact, 28% of all websites around today are. So many people using the same CMS means a lot are going to look for help.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is WordPress?+

WordPress is one of the most popular Content Management Systems (CMS) available today. In fact, 28% of websites around the world currently run on WordPress. Companies of all sizes (from small businesses to large corporations to major news outlets) use it to create a powerful online presence.

How does web hosting work?+

Think of web hosting as renting a piece of land to build an online presence. When you buy web hosting you are buying space and resources on a server needed to build and present a website. HostPapa’s web hosting plan gives you the space and a ton of support features, tools and expert support so you can have the website of your dreams.

What is WordPress Hosting?+

WordPress hosting is a shared hosting service with the WordPress CMS automatically configured. It also comes with several integrated WordPress plugins that allow users to build their website instantly!

Web Hosting vs WordPress Hosting – What’s the Difference?+

A WordPress Hosting service is in itself a web hosting service. The only difference is that WordPress hosting comes with the WordPress CMS automatically added for users to start building their websites instantly.

What does optimized WordPress hosting mean?+

It means that we’ve carefully crafted our hosting platform and architecture from the ground up, specifically for hosting WordPress websites. This is not to be confused with “Managed WordPress”, an enterprise-grade hosting solution built exclusively for WordPress with ultimate website speed, performance, and security, while simplifying website maintenance.

Go ahead. Take a peek under the hood!

Let's get technical! At HostPapa, we pride ourselves on the power, security and reliability of our Optimized WordPress Hosting - feel free to dig even deeper into our detailed specs.

  • All the WordPress hosting basics you need to succeed:
  • WordPress websites
  • SSD storage
  • Free domain registration
  • Optimized WordPress features you'll love:
  • Free WordPress installation
  • Free WordPress migration
  • Enhanced WordPress caching
  • WPForms
  • SEO optimized WordPress plugin
  • Free WordPress backup
  • Jetpack features for your WordPress success:
  • Unlimited image CDN (Photon)
  • Lazy Loading Images
  • Brute force attack protection
  • Downtime monitoring
  • Stats and related content
  • Automated social media posting
  • Unlimited video CDN
  • Daily automated backup
  • 30-day archive
  • Automated spam filtering
  • Automated malware scanning
  • Automatic security fixes
  • Scheduled social media posting
  • SEO preview tools
  • Google Analytics integration
  • Ad network approval
  • Accept PayPal payments
  • Stay connected with robust email features:
  • Email accounts
  • Email forwarding accounts
  • Email autoresponders
  • IMAP/IMAP-SSL connections
  • POP3/POP3-SSL connections
  • SMTP/SMTP-SSL connections
  • Email aliases
  • Email virus scanning
  • SpamAssassin spam protection
  • Outbound Filtering
  • Webmail
  • Business grade email available
  • Individual mailbox storage
  • Overall mailbox storage
  • Email sends per hour
  • Email attachment size
  • Sell products and generate revenue right from your website:
  • Free Let's Encrypt SSL
  • Premium Wildcard SSL certificate
  • PayPal merchant compatible
  • Increase website functionality with the latest software:
  • 24/7 FTP access
  • phpMyAdmin
  • MySQL 5.7 databases
  • PHP 5.6, 7.0, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 8.0 (choose your version)
  • Softaculous script installer (400+ Scripts FREE)
  • Custom cron jobs
  • Improve customer experience and search rankings with fast load speeds:
  • State-of-the-art performance servers and equipment
  • Enhanced SSD drives
  • Cloudflare Content Delivery Network - faster page load speeds
  • Enhanced WordPress caching
  • SEO optimized WordPress plugin
  • Optimized server performance
  • More resources allocated per account
  • Fewer accounts on server
  • Enhanced performance
  • Grow your brand with added domains:
  • Hosted domains
  • Sub domains
  • Unlimited addon domains
  • Unlimited parked domains
  • International domains
  • Domain forwarding
  • Free registrar transfers
  • Easy account management and a user-friendly control panel:
  • HostPapa Dashboard
  • cPanel control panel
  • Domain manager
  • Softaculous (1-click Drupal, WordPress & Joomla install)
  • Cloudflare free CDN (faster page loads)
  • DNS management
  • Easy web based file manager
  • Account statistics
  • Graphical web stats (AWstats)
  • Access to raw log files
  • Multiple FTP accounts
  • Keep your data and customer information safe and secure:
  • Server firewall, monitoring and intrusion detection
  • DDoS attack prevention and responses
  • Secured entrance/exit
  • RAID-10 redundancy
  • Redundant carriers
  • Network monitoring
  • Brute force detection
  • CloudLinux O/S protection
  • Patchman enhanced auto-security
  • ModSecurity
  • Free Let's Encrypt SSL
  • Advanced security features
  • Domain privacy protection
  • Premium Wildcard SSL certificate
  • Dedicated IP address
  • Server resources
  • 32GB RAM storage per server minimum
  • 32 core minimum per server
  • Award-winning customer support in four languages:
  • Award-winning PapaSquad WordPress support team available 24/7
  • Free 30-minute WordPress training sessions
  • Free WordPress website migrations
  • 24/7 live telephone support
  • Multilingual Support (English, French, Spanish & German)
  • 24/7 email support
  • 24/7 live chat support
  • WordPress Knowledge Base
  • 30-Day money-back guarantee
  • 99.9% uptime guarantee
  • BBB Accredited - A+ rating
  • Verified over 5000+ 5-star ratings
WP Starter
$10.99(AUD)/mo Save 64%
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  • 2
  • 100GB
  • 100
  • 100
  • Unlimited
  • 500MB
  • 5000MB
  • 250
  • 10MB
  • Extra
  • 25
  • 2
  • 25
  • Extra
  • Extra
  • Extra
  • One Star
WP Business
$15.99(AUD)/mo Save 63%
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  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • 500MB
  • 5000MB
  • 250
  • 10MB
  • Extra
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Extra
  • Extra
  • Extra
  • Two Stars
WP Business Pro
$25.99(AUD)/mo Save 50%
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  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • 1000MB
  • 10000MB
  • 250
  • 10MB
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Extra
  • Three Stars

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