GreenGeeks review

GreenGeeks review: Best Green Web Hosting: Optimized for WordPress

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GreenGeeks, an active part of the WordPress community,


This Web Hosting is optimized to guarantee an uptime of 99.9%. (They write on the site)


It is a guarantee from the servers, features and tools it offers, to give you the best WordPress hosting experience.

With GreenGeeks,


you will get all the benefits of being hosted on a featured web hosting platform built for speed,


security while being environmentally friendly.

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Let’s see in detail what their WordPress plan offers:

The plan is composed of Lite, Pro and Premium

Your WordPress website will be hosted on their LiteSpeed WebServer platform and is provided with LS Cache Plugin,

allowing your WordPress website to load super fast.

The platform also uses SSD, the latest version of PHP, HTTP/2,

and allows access to several data centers around the world.

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Lite Plan

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This is the cheapest and best plan for small websites or blogs that have entered the market.

I am particularly pleased to see that you get unlimited web space with the basic package.

Many other hosting providers,

need you to choose their most advanced shared hosting packages to get unlimited storage space

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Your website will be monitored for malware and other possible attacks and vulnerabilities,

through combined automation and manual efforts.

In case of detection, GrenGeeks Support,

will inform you immediately and also help you to clean your WordPress website if infected,

I would rate GreenGeeks Support very helpful.


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Pro Plan

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We tested GreenGeeks using Pingdom Speed Test on a Pro plan. The tests were run with an empty WordPress installation in our domain to keep everything as simple as possible.

GreenGeek’s speed was good, although not worthy of our fastest web hosting guide.

Pingdom Speed Test scored 92 out of 100, which, although not the best we have seen, is quite high.

GreenGeeks – Pingdom Speed Test

The total loading time was 1.2 seconds, of which about 400 milliseconds came from DNS requests.

We have indicated a domain registered elsewhere to GreenGeeks, which represents above average DNS time.


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Premium Plan

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Built by very experienced developers.

So they know how to make you developers happy!

By default, you will have access to:

  • SSH,
  • Git,
  • WP-CLI,
  • SFTP,
  • phpMyAdmin,
  • a staging environment,

And the option for many PHP versions.

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This Plan offers even better performance than the previous ones,

We found a few flaws in GreenGeeks as far as performance is concerned and they are not very clear about that either,

We’re not impressed by the results of our Load Impact test, which you can see below,


this test has resulted in sporadic speed.

Load Impact sent 50 virtual users to our domain within five minutes to assess the loading time taken by the website as the number of users increased.

GreenGeeks review Load Impact test

To say GreenGeeks was everywhere would be an understatement.

In uptime, it was solid during testing and GreenGeeks offers a 99.9% availability guarantee. At least it is plastered all over the site.


Digging into the terms of service,
the word “uptime” is only mentioned four times, with little clarification on what the warranty, well, guarantees.


It says you’ll have 99.9% uptime, not what happens if the service drops below that.

But it has to be said that it offers many free solutions such as the website building tool,

and very important free migration for your website that are not to be underestimated,

(with Bluehost you have to pay a lot of money for migration)

this article wanted to highlight some features of WordPress plans, the most used plans.

if you want a more detailed explanation about GreenGeeks go to our reviews page here


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