The minimum requirements by WordPress.org for hosting a WordPress site is recommended that your host supports: PHP version 7 or greater MySQL version 5.6 or greater OR MariaDB version 10.0 or greater. HTTPS support recommends Apache or Nginx as the most robust and featureful server for running WordPress, however any server that supports PHP and MySQL will do.
Page Speed Search Engine Ranking
Page speed is crucial for better search engine rankings and happy visitors. Google’s research has revealed that 47% of users expect a page to load in under 2 seconds, and 52% state that fast load time is important to brand loyalty. Every millisecond makes a difference; a 100ms increase in speed for Amazon equals 1% more revenue.* Ideally Fast UK WordPress platform bespoke, optimised hosting platform; SSD storage, superfast caching.
Selecting Hosting For Your Site
Please note there are many hosting companies which will provide hosting for you, but having a UK website hosted on UK servers is important, this reduces load times which is all to important today! Having your website on UK hosting for UK customers simply reduces the geographical distance between your website and your customer.
WordPress is highly customisable
WordPress is highly customisable thanks to thousands of themes, widgets and plugins which mean no two installs have to be alike. Your WordPress webhosting should have one-click install and include all the standard features – such as commenting, archiving, post and page publishing, categorising, and tagging – backed by unlimited web hosting. After you’ve installed the software, you should be able to sit back and enjoy fast, reliable WordPress hosting without limits.
37 million global Google searches for “WordPress” are made per month. WordPress with over 200 million sites using the software, there are approximately 76.5 million WordPress.com blogs; it is one of the web’s most popular blogging platforms for both commercial and personal use. WordPress is fantastic, free, and open source. It can be installed, up and running in a matter of minutes.