SiteGround Reviews and Expert Opinion

Based on 1287 reviews in 11 languages
9.7
SUPERB!

Customer score for SiteGround

  • Reliability
    9.8 / 10
  • Pricing
    9.5 / 10
  • User Friendly
    9.7 / 10
  • Support
    9.9 / 10
  • Features
    9.7 / 10

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Nikki kostyun
United States
  • Reliability 8.0
  • Pricing 8.0
  • User Friendly 4.0
  • Support 8.0
  • Features 6.0
6.8
NEW

Excellent Hosting Service and Support Response, but does not warn or inform of technical necessities properly

Service used: Shared - GoGeek
I switched to Siteground from Godaddy because their managed wordpress serviice went down the tubes. While I appreciate many things about Siteground including the access to support representatives who do a much better job than norm...Read More
Jan Lee
Canada
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 8.0
9.6
NEW

Excellent help in getting site moved and up and running

Service used: Shared - GrowBig
I have had excellent help from SiteGround, from the initial signup to resolving problems I didn't foresee. And they send a transcript at the end of the chat so you can review what has been done and those issues you need to follow up on. Best hosting service I've had!
Mark Shaw
United Kingdom
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 8.0
  • User Friendly 8.0
  • Support 10
  • Features 10
9.2
NEW

SUPERB WEBSPACE PROVIDER SUPPORTED THROUGH EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE

Service used: Shared - GrowBig
Moved from One.com
I transferred my website and numerous others client websites to Siteground over two years ago, and signed up for their “GrowBig” package. I had previously been with One.com which offered pretty good service six years ago but more ...Read More
Allen Stafford
United States
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10
10
NEW

Siteground Should be Perfect 10!

Service used: Shared - GoGeek
Moved from HostGator
I have been with you guys fora bout a year. There is no comparison to your service. Working with websites and hosting services for the past 18 years, you guys are the best. A perfect 10 in my book! Your customer service is above all other hosting providers. Keep up the excellent work!

Typical SiteGround Prices

Service Monthly Price Range
Shared Hosting AU$6.34 - AU$19.17 3 plans
Dedicated Server AU$287.18 - AU$539.06 3 plans
Cloud Hosting AU$102.68 - AU$308.04 4 plans
The Services & Prices are taken from www.siteground.com

SiteGround Expert Review 2018

Written by: Idan Cohen

SiteGround Rating

  • Reliability
    9.8 / 10
  • Pricing
    8 / 10
  • User Friendly
    9 / 10
  • Support
    9 / 10
  • Features
    10 / 10
9.2
Rated by Idan Cohen

Exceptional Variety & Great Service

SiteGround is one of the top web hosting companies on the market today.  They take pride in the fact that they offer an extensive list of different services to choose from including shared hosting, cloud hosting a fully dedicated servers.

They also have data centers in Chicago, IL, Amsterdam and Singapore, which makes them an excellent choice for people from nearly every part of the world.

All their web hosting packages comes with unlimited traffic as well as free emails and unlimited databases, which is nice.  The lowest level package comes with a free domain name, but this package only allows one site which is somewhat more limited than most other web hosts are offering today.

An interesting feature of SiteGround is that they tell you approximately how much total traffic each of their web hosting solutions is designed to handle.  Of course, these are just estimations, but it is a great bit of information that will certainly help newer webmasters to decide what they need and when they may need to upgrade.

Overall, this is a great web hosting company with many features that help them to stand out from the crowd.

Uptime & Reliability

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9.8

Exceptional support and up-time

SiteGround offers 24/7/365 technical support by phone, email or live chat.  There have been some complaints by users that it can be a bit tedious to get to an actual support technician since they want you to use their automated tools first.  Fortunatly, however, these tools often work quite well if you give them a try.

SiteGround boasts an impressive 99.9% up-time for all their web hosting services.

They also have custom security solutions for all the websites that they host, which will help to protect you from hackers, DDOS attacks and much more.  This type of added security is becoming increasingly important due to the frequent hacking and other attacks that are targeting smaller websites these days.

In the even that your site is hacked or is experiencing any other type of problem you can often get it addressed immediately either through one of their self-help or automated services.  If those don't work, there is always a skilled technician available to help.

Features

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10

Perfect for Beginners & Experts alike

The list of features offered by SiteGround is quite impressive.  The first thing you will notice when you sign up with their hosting is that they provide excellent initial support.  In addition to just configuring your server, they will help you set up a WordPress or Joomla site to get you started right away.

Included in all their packages are some very nice templates for either WordPress or Joomla, which can help you to have a great looking custom site in no time.

When it comes to all the 'normal' features offered by web hosting companies, SiteGround is fairly competitive.  They offer between 10GB of disc space in their entry level package and up to 30GB of space on their higher end shared hosting service.

One thing that many people will actually like is the fact that this company has a fairly limited number of different packages at each level. This is much less confusing for users who aren't experts with web hosting services.  For example, on the shared hosting options there are just three to choose from.  If you are just going to make one site, you'll likely want their StartUp services.  For additional sites, you can choose from one of their larger two options.  Overall, this makes the whole decision making process much simpler.

Pricing

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Competitive prices for the features you get

The prices at each level seem to be slightly higher than you might see on other sites.  The fact is, however, that you get what you pay for.  Even at the entry level hosting services you are going to be getting some extra services that make it well worth the extra money.

In reality, the prices are really only a dollar more per month than you might see on other sites for the entry level hosting, and about the same for other packages.  Most people will almost certainly find that this extra money is well spent given the great features they will get when they sign up with this hosting company.

Summary

Great Services, Extensive Options

Overall this is one of the best web hosting companies available. They really offer a lot of different features to choose from, without it becoming overwhelming  You are given a limited number of choices to choose from when it comes to the actual hosting packages, which most people find actually makes it easier to ensure you get the right one for your hosting needs.

Pros

  • Simple Setup for New Users
  • Excellent automated and live support available
  • Unlimited bandwidth, emails and databases

Cons

  • Can be time consuming to get through automated support to speak with a live technician
  • Prices are slightly higher than some competitors
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SiteGround Prices, Plans & Features - 2018

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Number of Sites Price
10 GB Unlimited 1 AU$6.34
20 GB Unlimited Unlimited AU$10.35
30 GB Unlimited Unlimited AU$19.17

Dedicated Server Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM OS Price
500 GB 4 x 3.20GHz 4 GB AU$287.18
1000 GB 4 x 3.50GHz 15.6 GB AU$413.92
2 TB 12 x 2.00GHz 15.6 GB AU$539.06

Cloud Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM Bandwidth Price
40 GB 2 x 3.00GHz 4 GB 5 TB AU$102.68
60 GB 3 x 3.00GHz 6 GB 5 TB AU$154.02
80 GB 4 x 3.00GHz 8 GB 5 TB AU$205.36
120 GB 8 x 3.00GHz 10 GB 5 TB AU$308.04
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