Friday, April 16, 2021

Through a number of hosting packages, SiteGround provides web site hosting for:

  • Joomla;
  • WordPress;
  • Magento;
  • Drupal,
  • WooCommerce;
  • Prestashop;

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Shared Server Hosting

The preferred Joomla!® hosting provider of provides three shared server hosting package options:




Which package you select depends on your website hosting requirements.

Each hosting package in-a-nutshell:

StartUp: This hosting package option gives you all the hosting essentials you would require for a "getting started" website or an average sized blog or personal website.

GrowBig: This hosting package would be suitable if you require more resources than a StartUp package, or a greater degree of features.GrowBig package would be suitable for a single more heavily visited website or multiple average sized websites. Ideal for people who want to host multiple sites in one hosting account.

GoGeek: If you have a resource-intensive or heavily-visited website GoGeek would be a good choice. GoGeek customers are hosted on a server with fewer customers - therefore fewer customers share the available resources - meaning each customer is able to utilise a greater proportion of those resources. The GoGeek package is ideal for eCommerce websites because the server is PCI compliant.

Below we show you a more detailed comparison table of SiteGround's shared server packages.

Feature StartUp GrowBig GoGeek
Suitable number of monthly site visits 10 000 25 000 100 000
Web Space 10GB 20GB 40GB
Hosted websites One (1) Two (2) Five (5)
Data transfer Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Free drag and drop builder Yes Yes Yes
100% Renewable energy match Yes Yes Yes
Automated daily backup Yes Yes Yes
Advanced on-demand backup No Yes Yes
30 days money back guarantee Yes Yes Yes
Power redundancy Yes Yes Yes
Hardware redundancy Yes Yes Yes
Friendly site tools Yes Yes Yes
Free CMS Install Yes Yes Yes
Free email accounts Yes Yes Yes
Unlimited MySQL databases Yes Yes Yes
Unlimited Sub-domains Yes Yes Yes
Unlimited parked domains Yes Yes Yes
Softaculous Yes Yes Yes
Ship site to client Yes Yes Yes
Add collaborators No Yes Yes
White label hosting
& client management
No No Yes

Faster Loading Of Sites StartUp GrowBig GoGeek
Servers on 4 continents

Council Bluffs, Iowa

London, UK
Frankfurt, Germany
Eemshaven, Nederland


Yes Yes Yes
SSD Storage Yes Yes Yes
Custom server setup Yes Yes Yes
Free CDN Yes Yes Yes
HTTP/2 Enabled servers Yes Yes Yes
Supercacher Options linkLevel 1 Only linkAll 3 levels linkAll 3 levels

Support Startup GrowBig GoGeek
24 / 7 support Yes Yes Yes
Telephone support Yes Yes Yes
Chat support Yes Yes Yes
Ticket support Yes Yes Yes
Advanced priority support No No Yes

eCommerce StartUp GrowBig GoGeek
Free shopping cart install Yes Yes Yes
Free Let's Encrypt SSL Certificates Yes Yes Yes
Free SSH and PostgreSQL Databases Yes Yes Yes
PCI Compliant servers No No Yes

Advanced Features StartUp GrowBig GoGeek
Multiple PHP Versions
Yes Yes Yes
Perl and Python support Yes Yes Yes
Free SSH and SFTP Access Yes Yes Yes
FTP accounts Yes Yes Yes
Pre-Installed GIT No No Yes

Level Caching Type
1 NGINX Direct Delivery
2 Dynamic Data Cache (NGINX)
3 Database Queries Results Cache (Memcached)

Resource StartUp GrowBig GoGeek
Maximum Simultaneous Server Processes 10 20 30
Maximum simultaneous connections from a single IP 10 15 20
CPU Seconds / Program and Script Executions 1000 / hour,
10 000 / day,
300 000 / month
2000 / hour,
20 000 / day,
600 000 / month
4000 / hour,
40 000 / day,
800 000 / month
Average Process Execution time per day 2 seconds 2 seconds 4 seconds
Shared service CPU usage No more than 20% for a period longer than 10 seconds No more than 20% for a period longer than 10 seconds No more than 20% for a period longer than 10 seconds
Server memory per process 768 MB 768 MB 768 MB
Maximum number of inodes 200 000 400 000 600 000
Minimum CRON job interval time 30 minutes 30 minutes 30 minutes
Maximum database size 500 MB 750 MB 1000 MB
Maximum database table size 250 MB 250 MB 500 MB
Database queries Up to 10% of server resources Up to 10% of server resources Up to 30% of server resources
Mailbox maximum size 2000 MB 4000 MB 6000 MB
email sends per hour 400 400 800
Recipients per email 40 40 80
Maximum attachment 50 MB 50 MB 50 MB
Maximum emails received per minute 20 20 20
Undelivered email retry time 11 hours 11 hours 11 hours

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Cloud Hosting Server

There are four pre-configured Cloud hosting packages:

  • Entry
  • Business
  • Business Plus
  • Super Power

Below is a feature comparison table showing the difference between each of those four pre-configured packages.

Feature Entry Business Business
CPU Cores 3 4 5 9
Memory (RAM) 6GB 8GB 10GB 12GB
SSD Disk Space 40GB 60GB 80GB 120GB
Data Transfer 5TB 5TB 5TB 5TB

Not see what you want in the above Cloud packages ?

You can also build your own custom cloud by choosing between the minimum and maximum CPU Cores, Memory (RAM), and SSD (Solid State Drive) size - the cost per month / year will depend on how much you need / choose of each feature.

What is more important to you ? CPU cores ? Memory (RAM) ? or perhaps SSD size ? Or a combination of any two of those ?

Feature Minimum
CPU Cores 3 cores 33 cores
Memory (RAM) 6GB 130GB
SSD Size 40GB 1TB

Below we show 4 examples of what you can achieve through custom cloud - the number of possibilities are enormous.

Feature Example 1
Example 2
CPU Cores 3 cores 12 Cores
Memory (RAM) 6GB 12GB
SSD Size 40GB 60GB

Feature Example 3
Example 4
CPU Cores 24 cores 33 Cores
Memory (RAM) 8GB 118GB
SSD Size 80GB 400GB

Fully Managed Apache/Nginx & Centos
Email Spam Filtering Softaculous Auto-installer
Exim Mail Server Free Dedicated IP
MySQL & Postgre SQL Private DNS Setup
Free SSL Certificate 5 PHP Versions
IP Tables Firewall SSH Access

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Dedicated Servers

Feature Entry
Super Power
Disk Intel Xeon
Intel Xeon
2x Intel Xeon
Clock Speed 3.2 GHz 3.5 GHz 2.00 GHz
CPU Cores 4 4 2x 6
CPU Threads 8 8 2x 12
CPU Cache 8MB 8MB 15MB
SSD Disk Size 480GB 960GB 2x 960GB
Bandwidth 10TB 10TB 10TB

WHM & cPanel Apache / Nginx & Centos
SSH Access Softaculous Auto-installer
Exim Mail Server 5 Free Dedicated IPs
MySQL & Postgre SQL Private DNS Setup
Free Cloudflare CDN 5 PHP Versions
IP Tables Firewall Fully Managed

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Enterprise Hosting

Enterprise Grade Hosting Bespoke / Custom - linkContact SiteGround

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