Namecheap is a very old, reliable and well-known company, they recently started their new business of managed wordpress hosting – Easy WP.
My hosting plan was about to expire this month and I was looking for new host for my wordpress website, as my existing host has a lot of restriction about what plugins I can use and is not able to meet my needs.
For years I have used namecheap for domain registration so their managed Easy WP hosting got my attention. I couldn’t any comprehensive tutorial about namecheap WP hosting. In this tutorial I will cover all topics about namecheap wordpress hosting including:-
- How to add ssl
- Access wordpress files using SFTP
- Access wordpress site database
In this review and tutorial I will test their service and give my opinion about it.
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Pros of Easy WP Hosting:
Managed Hosting – Perfect for beginners and people who don’t want to deal with hassle of managing servers.
Cloud Hosting – With cloud hosting your website has more resources and less downtime at cheaper rate.
Optimized – Easy WP hosting comes with default caching plugin.
Free CDN – Content delivery networks makes your website load quickly and decrease load on your servers and if you buy a CDN you will have to extra. (Update: Free CDN only offers limited features and you will have to pay for extra features which are only available with paid plans, this should be made more clear during signup by Namecheap)
Basic DDOS protection – Attackers try to overload your site with too many request called DDOS attack with namecheap CDN they offer basic DDOS protection.
Free SSL* – (not available with starter plan) SSL is very important to make sure all data transferred between your server and visitor is encrypted and safe.
Free Backup – You can easily create backups of your website using their dashboard.
Quick WordPress Installation.
Very Good Uptime – Check status here – https://easywp.statuspage.io/
Cons of Easy WP Hosting:
No cpanel – While this can be a pro for some people but if you want to have more control over your server this can be a limitation.
No free SSL with starter plan.
Some plugins are blocked. You can check the full list of blocked plugins here.
No Sub-domains allowed.
Domain should be with Namecheap
Limited Free CDN Features
Can host only 1 website with each plan.
Best Easy WP Plans
I would suggest you to go with the highest plan because if you pay yearly it just cost you $6 more than starter plan and $2 more than turbo plan.
So just to avoid the hassle buy the best plan and you don’t to worry about slow website because of lack of resources or a sudden influx of buyers/visitors. Please check out all their plans here before purchasing.
Paying monthly is too costly.