Laughing Squid Hosting has partnered with our friends at Pressable to offer Managed WordPress, a hosting service highly optimized for WordPress that features increased performance, scalability and security over our traditional Cloud Sites hosting.
Our Managed WordPress includes bandwidth, so you are only charged for your monthly pageviews. It also includes Rackspace Email, daily backups, SSL with a free Let’s Encrypt certificate, server level caching, a built-in CDN, Jetpack Premium at no extra cost (normal price is $9/month) and many other great features.
If you are interested in having us migrate your website to Managed WordPress (there is no charge for migration), please submit the appropriate form to start the process.
Every Managed WordPress plan includes the following features:
- hosting on an infrastructure that is highly optimized for WordPress
- free migration to our Managed WordPress service
- resource usage is measured using pageviews only (bandwidth is included)
- WordPress is automatically updated so your site stays secure
- access to your own control panel
- Jetpack Premium included at no extra cost (normal price is $9/month)
- daily, downloadable website backups via Jetpack Backups that are easy to restore
- SSL is automatically enabled with a free, auto-renewing Let’s Encrypt certificate
- server level caching that helps serve pages faster to visitors
- bult-in CDN powered by StackPath
- ability to scale up to handle traffic spikes up to 20x daily traffic
- SFTP access
- phpMyAdmin for database managment
- proactive scanning and blocking of malware and hacking attempts
- Free Professional WordPress Themes
- built-in SEO Tools to help optimize search engine ranking
- the ability to generate revenue with your blog using Jetpack Ads
- Brute Force Attack Protection
- WordPress.com Traffic Stats
- POP and IMAP email accounts and forwarding email accounts
- browser-based access to email via webmail
- email spam filter
10,000 monthly pageviews
Add-on email packages are available at $1/month for one mailbox and $4/month for five mailboxes.
We can create a clone of your site for testing. Each clone site is $5/month and will be added to your recurring hosting until canceled when this feature is requested.