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The ideal way to support 5 WordPress websites. A high-performance platform with isolated resources and more backend control

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WordPress now powers more than 30 percent of the entire internet — crazy, right? To be honest, we’re not surprised. With its open-source code, vibrant worldwide community, and beginner-friendly platform, it’s no wonder WordPress is the most popular and fastest-growing Content Management System on the planet!
WordPress hosting at DreamHost makes it easy to build and manage a website, whether you’re starting a blog, running a small business, or getting into the e-commerce game. With our plans, you’ll get access to thousands of gorgeous themes and powerful plugins to customize your site. Plus, we work with WordPress around the clock to keep your site safe with frequent auto-updates, so you can rest easy knowing your site is in good hands

All of DreamHost’s WordPress hosting plans include robust features and add-ons designed to make sure it’s easy for you to find success at each step of your online journey. Not only that, we work closely with WordPress.org so you’ll always have the newest version of WordPress available in your DreamHost control panel

We install WordPress for you! On plans supporting multiple sites, use our effortless 1-click installer to make more WordPress instances in seconds

WordPress comes preconfigured and we handle all WordPress updates, freeing you to focus on what matters most — creating awesome content

Our in-house and U.S-based experts are on standby for friendly, pro-level support 24/7, 365. No question is too simple or too complex. 2017 Best Support by PCMag.com

In order to qualify for one free domain registration credit for the first full year, you must sign up for a 1-year or 3-year annual plan on Shared Starter, Shared Unlimited, or any annual DreamPress plan (monthly Shared or monthly DreamPress plans do not apply). This free credit is NOT available under any other hosting plan. You must also use the free registration within the first 3 months of your annual Shared/DreamPress plan. If you do not use the free registration within the first 3 months, then it's no longer available to use

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Claim your very own piece of internet real estate and give your site a home with a domain name from DreamHost. This one’s on us!
Unlike most web hosting providers, DreamHost does not charge any extra fees to mask your personal information. Safeguarding your personal data is always included

We provide a free 'Let's Encrypt' SSL certificate to protect your site with HTTPS — encrypting traffic and instantly boosting SEO with Google

Get admin access to everything needed to power your website full throttle. Easily create new email accounts, add Let's Encrypt SSL, forward domains, add users, and install WordPress in seconds

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Look professional with a custom, personalized email address for your domain. With DreamHost hosting, you can promote your website and make a name for yourself with every email you send

The single most important thing you can do to keep your website safe? Back it up. DreamHost makes this easy — we create automatic backups of your WordPress website daily

When you team up with DreamHost, your website is in good hands (the best hands). Our services pair friendly expertise with top-notch technology to give you all you need to succeed on the web. At the top of the list? Speed and performance. Here’s how we deliver

We’re big WordPress fans, which means all our products are designed with optimum WordPress performance in mind. Technically speaking, our server and database software is built to be compatible with WordPress, ensuring seamless and fluid integration — a made-for-each-other match-up. With automatic WordPress updates, easy one-click installs, and all the right configurations out of the box, your site is guaranteed to run at peak performance

Lagging load times are a drag for your visitors. With SSDs, your website, caching, and database queries are faster — 200 percent faster than old school HDDs (no spinning rust here, as we like to say). Electronic storage at lightning-fast speeds means neither you or your visitors get caught up in the waiting game. Beneath the tech jargon is this: we keep things running fast. Like an Olympic-runner-crossed-with-a- cheetah fast

Don’t let website downtime keep you up at night. We’re dedicated to ensuring your site is always online and functioning — whatever it takes. With multiple datacenter locations, redundant cooling, emergency generators, and constant monitoring, we are confident in our ability to keep your site going strong. And if a DreamHost system happens to fail, our 100% Uptime Guarantee will putback in your pocket
While WordPress makes it easy for anyone to build a website without knowing how to code, there’s always a chance of running into an issue that you don’t know how to fix. That’s where we come in! DreamHost’s friendly, pro-level customer support representatives are the best in the biz, skillfully striving to always make sure your hosting needs are met

Have an issue? Just let us know — when it comes to WordPress hosting, no question is ever too simple or too complex

Dedicated WordPress Team
Intensively-trained and even consisting of WordPress core contributors, DreamHost’s dedicated support team knows the platform inside and out

100% In-House
Outsourcing customer service? Not our thing. Our experts take your concerns as seriously you do, diligently providing personalized solutions

24/7 Availability
Whether you’re running an online store or managing a blog, it’s important that you can get help — day or night. That’s why DreamHost support is always available

Email or Chat
DreamHost’s award-winning support team is just a few clicks away! Submit a request for your issue or start a live chat (3:00AM-9:30PM PT) — we’re here to help you out

We’ve been supporters of WordPress since the beginning. Twenty years and 1.5 million websites later, we’re proud to still be doing our part

WordPress and DreamHost make the perfect pair. In fact, we’ve been hosting WordPress websites and blogs since the very beginning (we’re over 20 years old, whew Optimized for performance and preconfigured for easy maintenance, DreamHost’s services can help you get your site up and running fast and are specially designed for ideal WordPress operations. Whether you want simple and streamlined or all the bells and whistles, DreamHost offers a variety of platform-specific packages that make managing a WordPress site stress-free

You don’t have to brave the website wilderness alone. We’ve got an expert in-house squad standing by to tackle your toughest WordPress questions and optimize your site experience. Whether you get in touch with our support, read our knowledge base, or start a thread in our community forum, getting answers is easy. Plus, our world-class Technical Support and Operations teams will keep your server running and up-to-date with security patches, OS updates, and more

Not totally satisfied with DreamHost services? While we believe you’ll fall in love with what we do, we understand that sometimes things just don’t work out. Whatever the reason*, shared hosting customers can receive a prompt refund if they cancel within the first 97 days after signing up, and DreamPress customers can cancel within 30 days — no need to jump through hoops or dig through obscure fine print. That’s our money-back guarantee policy

*Aside from disablement for Terms of Service or Spam Policy violations

If you’re looking for a website host that works seamlessly with WordPress, look no further. DreamHost regularly earns top marks and reviews, giving you the confidence to run your WordPress site with a true web hosting standout. We’ve worked hard to earn this noteworthy recommendation, designing services that make site management a snap. We aim to elevate your WordPress experience with quality tools and powerful resources to ensure peak WordPress performance

Because open source is in our DNA, we actively champion WordPress, the world’s most popular open-source CMS. And this is no short-term fling. We’ve been committed to WordPress for more than a decade: contributing to the platform’s code, sponsoring WordCamp events, and creating helpful resources for the WordPress community. 10+ years well spent, we’d say

We get it — choosing a hosting plan for your WordPress site isn’t easy. Even if you can identify all the pros and cons, you may not be sure if you’re making the right choice. Should you start with a basic Shared WordPress plan or go for something more powerful but which also handles a lot of the technical side of things for you?
With DreamPress, our Managed WordPress solution, you don’t need to be an expert in WordPress hosting. That’s why we’re here! Our team handles performance tweaks, we monitor the server for security threats, perform automated backups and WordPress updates, and much more

The cheapest way to get all the basics. Great for lots of small websites without a ton of traffic, or for just getting started

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Easily migrate your existing WordPress site over to DreamHost using the free DreamHost Automated Migration plugin

WP Website Builder
The simplest way to create a beautiful WordPress website. Get your idea online today with an easy site creation wizard, free professional templates, and a drag-and-drop editor

Maximum performance for a single site — pro-level speed, reliability, and hassle-free security

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WP Website Builder
The simplest way to create a beautiful WordPress website. Get your idea online today with an easy site creation wizard, free professional templates, and a drag-and-drop editor

1-Click Staging
Create a staging site with just one click and safely test new plugins, themes, and code before pushing your changes live

Jetpack Pre-installed
Jetpack is a powerful WordPress plugin, that once activated, supercharges your site with upgrades and enhancements, like downtime monitoring, brute force protection, and more

**Jetpack Free** comes installed on our primary DreamPress plan. **Jetpack Professional** comes installed on Plus and Pro DreamPress plans. The Professional version puts more power at your fingertips with real-time backups,
better spam protection, uptime monitoring, malware scanning and repair, and more. Normally it costs $299/year, but Jetpack Professional is included in this plan for FREE!
What say the people? With 750k+ WordPress installations under our belt, it’s safe to say we know a thing or two about providing the world’s best WordPress Hosting. But don’t take our word for it — here’s what real-life DreamHost customers have to say about the service

Searching for answers about WordPress hosting with DreamHost? Don’t worry. We’ve got ‘em! Here’s our best advice on how to get started with WordPress hosting and identify which plan is right for you. We’ll also highlight the benefits of using WordPress, talk about site costs, and demonstrate how DreamHost — paired with WordPress — can help fast-track your web goals

Whether you're in the web biz or not, WordPress is likely a household name, a common element in the conversation surrounding website creation. And that's no surprise, considering that WordPress currently powers more than 30 percent of the web — a significant chunk of cyberspace

Not only is WordPress a good option for beginners, but it also boasts scalability and advanced offerings for seasoned website owners looking to upgrade,and expand. WordPress offers anyone-can-do-it usability with versatility and functionality perfect for building your own unique, high-performance website. You also have the added benefits of customizability, open-source flexibility, and a knowledgeable, diverse web community to collaborate with and reference if you get stuck

Plus, getting started with the WordPress platform is free and often takes less time than vacuuming your living room or choosing the next show to binge watch

Ready to get up and running with WordPress? Like we said, getting started is simple — no fancy tools, high-end budget, or technical expertise required

**1. Pick a domain name Your domain is the unique web address where your website can be found — for example, YourName.com or WeLoveDogs.com. You get the idea. You buy domain names from a domain registrar or a web hosting company like us — we happen to be both! Keeping your domain registration and web hosting account under one roof makes managing your online presence even easier. **2. Purchase web hosting You'll need access to a web server via a web host so that your site's data and files can be transmitted to anyone who visits your domain name. Hosting providers often offer a variety of packages based on the type of site you want to create, and on the individual needs and goals of your website. Want a top-of-the-line hosting account for your website? We've got you covered. **3. Download and install WordPress With DreamHost's DreamPress hosting plan, WordPress comes pre-installed. Yep, kick back and relax; there's no extra work. If you choose to go the Shared hosting route, we give you the option to pre-install WordPress when you sign up. Of course, if you want to install it later, you can always use our one-click installation option. Simple! **4. Customize your site to match your brand Outfit your website with a quality theme and a few plugins to add extra features. Start simple. You can always build more over time. **5. Start creating content — blog posts and web pages — for your site Give your site's visitors a reason to engage with you

See? Getting started with WordPress isn't so bad. You didn't even break a sweat!
No pressure, but you've got a big decision to make. The web hosting service you choose will affect how well your site performs, how large it canand how easy it will be to build and maintain

We know you've got a lot of hosting companies to choose from. How can you sift through the noise to find the hosting service that works best for you?
DreamHost stands out from the crowd. We're one of the last independently-owned and operated web hosts in the business. We've grown from dorm-room beginnings in 1997 to helping more than 400,000 customers in over 100 countries. We proudly host over 1.5 million websites, WordPress blogs, and applications for designers, developers, small businesses, and more from our data centers in Ashburn, Virginia, and Hillsboro, Oregon

We are committed to powering your web goals — whether you're ready to take total control of a server or want our experts to handle the details. All the things you need in a web host — performance, privacy and security, scalability, and platform-specific optimization — are what we offer in spades

The truth is, there are a lot of hosting options out there, so it can be hard to choose a plan. We get it. So think for a minute about the kind of site you want and the role you want to play in managing it

DreamHost provides a range of WordPress-specific options to meet your site's individual needs. Let's dissect some of the more popular plan possibilities

**Shared WordPress Hosting The tried-and-true traditional hosting option that many website owners start with. Because it's the most affordable way to get all the basics for your WordPress website, it's perfect if you're new to WordPress. This beginner-friendly plan is a simple and low-cost option that can get you on your feet before you're ready to upgrade. **Managed WordPress Hosting Leave the heavy lifting of WordPress site maintenance to us. With our DreamPress plan, you get optimized WordPress hosting — extreme cloud performance and security, all hassle-free so you can focus on what really matters: building your business. Plus, you get access to expert 24/7 support and advanced tech. **VPS Hosting for WordPress Managing multiple WordPress sites? This plan option is the ideal way to support multiple WordPress websites, boasting a high-end performance platform, isolated resources, and greater backend control. VPS Hosting for WordPress allows for growth and scalability, making it a perfect, total-package plan for advanced websites owners

Have lots of traffic or manage multiple sites? You can opt for a dedicated server or DreamHost's cloud hosting. Our team can even spin up custom hosting packages to fit your goals and budget

Our Guide to Managed WordPress Hosting
Instead of trying to keep track of a hefty list of site to-dos, Managed WordPress Hosting is a no-hassle option

With this type of plan, your web hosting provider takes care of many of the key responsibilities of site management and performance so you're freed up to focus on other important site duties, like creating content and marketing your website. You build your brand; we'll handle the rest

Plus, your provider can provide an optimized hosting environment specific to the platform, and you have access to rich WordPress resources and an ever-expanding community of experts. It's a perfectly-balanced solution and a timesaver guaranteed to simplify your site management

Do You Need Managed WordPress Hosting?
We're all about making your website dreams a reality. So our services cater to making your most crucial site functions as simple as possible. Plus, we provide plan options that allow you to be as involved — or as hands-off — as you want

DreamPress is our premium managed WordPress hosting service. It's an ideal choice for the person who wants extra performance, scalability, and flexibility from their WordPress site with minimal fuss and without the pressure of handling tricky technical details

And DreamPress is more than just great technology. Users get access to top-tier WordPress support with quick response times in addition to premium features

Let's talk numbers. What is the actual cost of setting up a WordPress site? Short answer: it depends. But no matter the route you choose, WordPress isn't a budget-breaker

WordPress is free, open-source software that anyone can access and modify

To get your own fully-functional website running, you'll need to register a domain and secure web hosting — if you team up with DreamHost, you can get your domain name included free with an annual hosting plan

When you're ready to customize your site, you can utilize the free themes and plugins offered in the WordPress directory. If you're looking for premium themes or plugins, the cost increases

With that knowledge in hand, you can balance the range of functionality you want out of WordPress, the extras you need, and the plan that fits best with your budget. Setting up a quality website with WordPress doesn't have to cost you your life savings. It just makes good (dollars and) sense

How Much Will Your Site Cost?
You truly can’t go wrong with WordPress, the Content Management System that powers more than 30% of all sites. That’s because WordPress is easy to learn (even for newbies). To prove it, we
created
**DreamHost Academy a collection of in-depth tutorials that’ll help you build your very first WordPress site — no experience required

Because anyone should be able to build an online presence. WordPress is not only easy to learn, it’s also a trusted, secure, and ever-improving platform that caters to both beginners and experienced experts. Whatever your web goals, WordPress offers the tools, support, and resources to make them a reality

Whether your website style is minimalist or full-on glam, there are thousands of themes available on the WordPress directory. With so many options, it’s easy to find a look that perfectly fits your aesthetic, offering you the chance to display posts and other elements in a way that fits your personal needs. Better yet, WordPress themes are completely customizable so your website will always be one of a kind

A plugin is an add-on for your WordPress site — a piece of software that enables new features and functionality. Want to enhance SEO? What about tidying up broken links or adding a contact form, storefront, or forum? No matter what you want your website to do, because WordPress is so popular, there’s always a plugin to make it happen

Working with a website doesn’t have to be a solitary experience. The internet is vast, and with WordPress, you can join an ever-growing community of diverse users who will help improve your site. You can get involved by actively contributing to the WordPress dialogue, supporting its open-source mission, and even helping other users improve their operations. And if you’re looking for IRL connections, you can participate in collaborative learning events like WordCamps. It takes a village

Pick a WordPress plan and start building your site! You can always change plans any time

We’re so glad you asked! WordPress is a powerful Content Management System, helping web users of all abilities establish an online presence. And the platform’s reach is expansive; it powers more than 30 percent of all websites

What makes it so popular? WordPress is adaptable and accessible, allowing users to easily create and manage websites, blogs, and storefronts of all sizes. Designed as open-source software, WordPress is maintained by a large community of volunteer programmers and designers (who use the platform themselves). Thanks to this vibrant community, the platform is always growing and adding new features and convenient functionality

Since WordPress offers a secure, resource-rich way to power your unique website, it’s an A+ choice for beginners looking to make their mark on the web — no coding knowledge necessary. It’s user-friendly interfaces eliminate intimidating learning curves, while still offering flexibility as your site grows. WordPress also allows sites to utilize plugins and themes, two tools that make it easy to customize your site. These benefits, married with the unmatched WordPress community and availability of helpful web resources, make WordPress the preferred CMS for countless site owners

We could talk for days about the benefits of using WordPress. Don’t worry; we won’t. But add the following to the pro side of your list:
WordPress isn’t of ancient origin, but its pioneering beginnings are already worthy of history. Born out of a dream for a well-architectured personal publishing system, Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little created WordPress as a successor to a well-received program called cafelog, or b2, developed by French programmer Michael Valdrighi. Mullenweg, a college freshman at the time, had been using b2/cafelog to post photos from a trip to Washington D.C

Teaming up with Little, the duo worked on the structure of b2, creating a fork that would become the first version of WordPress in 2003. The modern software, built on PHP and MySQL, and licensed under the GPL, began focusing on web standards and user experience, making it a one-of-a-kind tool for creating websites — and setting a standard for site management

From the beginning, WordPress was designed as open-source software, facilitating the platform’s growth over time as it gained new features and increased functionality with every subsequent version. Version 1.2 in 2004 saw the introduction of plugins, while 2018 ushered in the era of Gutenberg, a new block-based editor

WordPress has grown to include an ever-expanding clientele of users, from business sites, online