WP Engine vs A2 Hosting

A2 WordPress
From $12.97/mo
From $35/mo
Hosting Comparison
Turbo Server: Up To 20X Faster Page Loads - Learn More!
  • More Resources Per User
  • Fewer Users Per Server
  • Enhanced Performance Over Apache

An Aberdeen Group study shows a 1-second page load delay causes a 7% decrease in conversion rates, 16% decrease in visitor satisfaction and 11% fewer page views. Don't fall victim to a slow host.

Our Turbo servers provide a drop-in Apache replacement that load pages up to 20X faster page loads compared to standard hosting. What makes our Turbo servers so fast?

  • Fewer users per server
  • A2 Optimized - Powered By APC/OPcache & Turbo Cache
  • Uses less CPU and memory than Apache
  • Handles connections faster and more efficiently
  • Provides enhanced stability

Learn more about how our Turbo Servers can make your site fly!

Website Stagingyesyes

Create an independent clone of your website to test your site updates, plugins, themes and more before they are made live to your audience.

Jetpack Personal License (Single-URL)FREENOT FREE

Jetpack is a powerful toolkit/plugin loaded with resources to enhance your WordPress account and site. It bundles a number of fantastic tools to help you design, secure, and grow your site. Not only does Jetpack include free backups, you also get a number of features to boost the speed and security of your website including:

  • Backups - Daily, Automated & Easy-To-Use
  • Photon Unlimited Image CDN
  • Lazy Loading Images
  • Brute Force Protection
  • Automated Spam Filtering
  • Website Stats
  • 100’s of Free WordPress Templates
Hassle-Free Anytime Money Back Guaranteeyesno

Risk Free. Hassle Free. Worry Free.

We've got a lot of cool features we want you to try. So do it! Try us risk free! If you decide we're not the right host for you, just cancel your account and we'll give you a full refund within 30-days or a prorated refund for your unused service after 30-days. It's that easy! That's unlike other hosts where once you've tried their service and want a refund, you're out of luck.

WordPress Pre-Installed with A2 Optimizedyesno

This is industry leading Managed WordPress Hosting! You don't have to worry about installing or setting up WordPress! In fact, your WordPress install comes pre-configured with our A2 Optimized setup! A2 Optimized is a result of our team of WordPress experts testing and determining the fastest, most secure WordPress settings.

Perpetual Security w/ Free HackScanyesno

Fixing a hacked site is a major headache. We want to make your life easier so we include free HackScan protection to help block hacks before they can do damage your site. HackScan is just one feature of Perpetual Security; our proactive protection against malicious hackers and security threats! Additional Perpetual Security features:

  • KernelCare - Daily, Automatic & Rebootless Kernel Updates
  • Dual Web Hosting Firewall
  • Brute Force Defense
  • Auto-Heal Hosting Protection
  • Virus Scanning
  • Server Hardening
  • 24/7/365 Security Monitoring
24/7/365 Guru Crew Supportyesno

REAL Hosting Support! REAL Smart. REAL Fast. REAL Experience.

Submit a ticket. Email us. Call us. Chat with us. Wherever you are. Whenever you need us, 24/7/365.

We’re here for you! We're here for you at 3:00 AM, when the ball drops on New Years Eve or even on February 29th.

We’ve hand-selected our support technicians. The Guru Crew is here to track down the solution to your hosting questions. Whether you need advanced PHP Hosting support or have a question about how to get your blog set up, the Guru Crew is here.

Use Any Plugin Or Themeyesno
Free SSL Certificate (HTTPS via Let's Encrypt)yesyes

A2 Hosting has partnered with Let’s Encrypt to provide you with free and automated SSL Certificates for enhanced website security and protection. Let's Encrypt gives websites trusted HTTPS for an encrypted connection. Best of all, Let's Encrypt protection is setup automatically for your domain by default! It's a no click SSL Certificate configuration!

Everything You Want In A Managed WordPress Hosting Solution

We listened to the WordPress community, WordPress users and our customers to design the ultimate Managed WordPress Hosting solution.

WordPress Web Hosting Reviews

We strive to offer the fastest, easiest and most reliable WordPress Hosting around. It begins with our blazing fast service that you can depend on backed by our 24/7/365 Guru Crew. Here are just a few A2 Hosting customers who have enjoyed our service.

A2 Hosting Is The Best Host In The Industry!

Not ready to choose A2 Hosting yet? See how A2 Hosting stacks up against those other hosting providers. Click a host below to see a head-to-head comparison and why A2 Hosting is better! You can also compare our most popular hosting plans against each other.