Each service has been tested using the Siege stress tester from a system within DigitalOcean's London datacentre.
Testing involved two rounds - In each round 10 concurrent requests to a default WordPress homepage were generated as quickly as they could be processed over the course of 1 minute, repeated 3 times, then with the average result of the 3 tests being taken.
The first round tested cached responses using the provider's default/recommended caching utilities enabled, the second round tested uncached responses with caching disabled to simulate requests to dynamic, uncacheable content. The results of these two rounds were then averaged together to represent a 50% mix of cached/uncached requests.
Any quality managed WordPress hosting provider should provide the following, and we're certainly no exception, we strive to be the best host for your website with:
All the above is just the start, at Krystal we pride ourselves on being the 'gem of the hosting industry', not only do we heavily invest in our own hosting infrastructure, but also in our team ensuring all our technology and our valued customers are supported to the best & highest standard. Since we started in 2003 our main ethos is to provide a better way of hosting to customers that want an honest, reliable and personal experience.
With over 15 years in business we're proud to receive consistent 5-star reviews from our happy customers and in that time have built a rock-solid service that's impeccably supported by a highly skilled and professional team.
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Every Krystal WordPress hosting plan allows you to apply a free SSL certificate to ALL websites you host with us. Your SSL can easily be activated via your cPanel control panel and enables your website to use https:// in the address bar; every SSL certificate issued is 100% individual and not shared with anyone else.
Benefits of an SSL certificate include:
If you're a business you can also upgrade your SSL certificate to an Extended Verification (EV) SSL which comes with additional benefits and added protection.
Moving your WordPress website away from your existing host to our optimised cloud hosting platform is simple. Our WordPress migrations team will work with you to make the process as painless as possible and get your website moved over with minimum downtime.
Our migration process:
We proudly host and manage 200,379 websites, coupled with over 15 years of hosting experience we've certainly encountered many types of website migrations in our time. Moving an existing cPanel based account is free and our preferred choice and can be done relatively quickly, but we can also cater for alternative and complex setups too. So be sure to contact us as this may incur an additional fee, if you have any questions prior to purchasing and we'll be happy to assist you.
All our managed cloud hosting packages include free weekly/monthly backups of your WordPress website. This helps safeguard against data loss and provides peace-of-mind that your data is stored securely where these files/folders are fully recoverable should you need them via your cPanel control panel.
Our standard backup features includes:
Optional upgrade: Backups PRO
Recommended for customers who require daily backups of their website(s); with super-fast data transfer, stored off-site and powered by R1Soft.
Easily install WordPress on our optimised & managed hosting platform using our one-click installer; from within your cPanel control panel you can create a WordPress website in minutes and with minimum effort. You won't need to download/upload files or folders as everything is handled with our handy online installation tool.
How to install WordPress:
Our hosting platform is 100% fully managed by our dedicated UK support team and hosted in our state-of-the-art UK datacentres using our own infrastructure. Our team of hosting experts are available 24/7 to assist you with any hosting or website queries you have via our support ticketing system.
Krystal's team of system administrators ensure our servers remain fully optimised and rollout security patches when required ensuring your website is kept running smoothly, securely and fast!
PCI-compliant WordPress hosting
If your WordPress website is for business or handles credit card transactions we recommend our 100% PCI-DSS compliant business hosting packages, fully managed with DDoS protection and backups every 6 hours as standard.
All our managed WordPress hosting plans come with unlimited bandwidth, ensuring your website will never hit any traffic limits. Unlimited data is served from our UK datacentres, a fully diverse, high capacity multi-carrier network utilising the best global routes and routing technologies. So to put it bluntly...We're fast!
Fast & unlimited WordPress hosting
When choosing the best web hosting provider for your WordPress website, there are a myriad of different questions to consider from reputability to reliability. Choosing the best host can be a daunting task, so we've outlined some key reasons why we think we'd be the perfect choice to host your WordPress website.
We pride ourselves on our superior support! 100% UK based with a team that’s knowledgeable, friendly and takes great pride in ensuring your problems are solved promptly.
We use enterprise-grade hardware for all our servers, utilising 100% SSDs ensuring the fastest delivery for all files, databases and emails; plus dual CPUs with 8+ cores. Coupled with LiteSpeed caching and our own optimised server rules we ensure all websites load blazingly fast, where you'll tend to experience 16x faster speeds vs standard web hosts.
Security should never be taken lightly and we pride ourselves on our robust security measures that keeps your hosting account safe, including a comprehensive firewall, weekly/realtime file scanning for malicious files, Apache mod_security, "SpamExperts" email antivirus filter, two-factor authentication (TFA/2FA), Encrypted cPanel & email access, CloudLinux OS & so much more to secure your WordPress website.
Since our inception in 2003 we wanted to create a hosting company that stands out from the rest, the hidden gem of the hosting industry. We now proudly host over 24,908 customers and receive consistent 5-star reviews from our customers and how they enjoy the service and support we provide and consider us the best host for their WordPress website in 2018.
Host your WordPress website with a company you can grow with, from a small hobbyist site to a customisable VPS or even a fully bespoke, large-scale PCI compliant setup with disaster recovery, we can provide a high-quality hosting service that scales with your needs and suits your budget.
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