Compare SiteGround vs WP Engine

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comparison of SiteGround vs. WP Engine
based on data from user reviews. SiteGround rates 4.2/5 stars with 71 reviews. WP Engine rates 4.7/5 stars with 121 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
StartUp
$6.95
per month
Personal
$29
per month
 
GrowBig
$9.95
per month
Professional
$99
per month
 
GoGeek
$14.95
per month
Business
$249
per month
 
Premium
Contact US
(877) 973-6446
 
Enterprise
Contact US
(877) 973-6446
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
SiteGround
StartUp
$6.95per month
GrowBig
$9.95per month
GoGeek
$14.95per month
Free Trial Unavailable
WP Engine
Personal
$29per month
Professional
$99per month
Business
$249per month
Premium
Contact US(877) 973-6446
Enterprise
Contact US(877) 973-6446
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.4
9.4
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.5
9.1
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.0
9.1
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.3
9.1
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.6
9.4
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.8
9.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.4
9.1
Meets Requirements
SiteGround
8.4
WP Engine
9.4
Ease of Use
SiteGround
8.5
WP Engine
9.1
Ease of Setup
SiteGround
8.0
WP Engine
9.1
Ease of Admin
SiteGround
8.3
WP Engine
9.1
Quality of Support
SiteGround
8.6
WP Engine
9.4
Ease of Doing Business With
SiteGround
8.8
WP Engine
9.4
Product Direction (% positive)
SiteGround
7.4
WP Engine
9.1

Features

Hosting Plans
Shared Hosting
SiteGround
8.7
WP Engine
9.2
Reseller Hosting
SiteGround
7.4
WP Engine
Not enough data available
VPS Hosting
SiteGround
8.2
WP Engine
8.3
Dedicated Hosting
SiteGround
8.7
WP Engine
9.3
Colocation Services
SiteGround
7.7
WP Engine
Not enough data available
Hosting Management
Storage Limits
SiteGround
8.1
WP Engine
9.0
Bandwidth Allowance
SiteGround
8.4
WP Engine
9.2
Email Hosting
SiteGround
8.1
WP Engine
7.5
Control Panel Integration
SiteGround
8.8
WP Engine
9.1
CMS Support
SiteGround
8.8
WP Engine
9.7
Web Framework Support
SiteGround
8.6
WP Engine
9.2
E-Commerce Integration
SiteGround
8.4
WP Engine
9.0
File Management
SiteGround
8.7
WP Engine
9.0
Database Support
SiteGround
8.4
WP Engine
9.2
Security Tools
SiteGround
8.6
WP Engine
9.4

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
77.5%
80.2%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
14.1%
17.4%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
8.5%
2.5%
SiteGround
Small-Business
77.5%
Mid-Market
14.1%
Enterprise
8.5%
WP Engine
Small-Business
80.2%
Mid-Market
17.4%
Enterprise
2.5%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
15.5%
Marketing and Advertising
26.4%
 
Marketing and Advertising
9.9%
Internet
13.2%
 
Internet
8.5%
Information Technology and Services
13.2%
 
Computer Software
8.5%
Design
7.4%
 
Real Estate
4.2%
Computer Software
7.4%
 
Other
53.5%
Other
32.2%
SiteGround
Information Technology and Services
15.5%
Marketing and Advertising
9.9%
Internet
8.5%
Computer Software
8.5%
Real Estate
4.2%
Other
53.5%
WP Engine
Marketing and Advertising
26.4%
Internet
13.2%
Information Technology and Services
13.2%
Design
7.4%
Computer Software
7.4%
Other
32.2%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Govind R.
Administrator

The support is the best. Very helpful. Turn around time if you are in queue. Often they go over and above their call of duty to help customers.

Chase B.
Agency in Information Technology and Services

The support team is top notch. The fact that we don't have to worry about client sites getting hacked is a big relief. Launching new dev setups takes a few minutes whereas with our old server manager and cpanel, it was always a big ordeal.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Administrator in Cosmetics

I was moved to a new server, without being told what I'd need to change/check/fix prior and during. It was assumed I was tech savvy to do this. So my site was unavailable for 2 days. The ball gets dropped between selling me add-on and activating it. I would...

User in Marketing and Advertising

Nothing that I can think of! Some things are hard to format but it may just be my user error

 
SiteGround
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Govind R.
Administrator

The support is the best. Very helpful. Turn around time if you are in queue. Often they go over and above their call of duty to help customers.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Administrator in Cosmetics

I was moved to a new server, without being told what I'd need to change/check/fix prior and during. It was assumed I was tech savvy to do this. So my site was unavailable for 2 days. The ball gets dropped between selling me add-on and activating it. I would...

WP Engine
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Chase B.
Agency in Information Technology and Services

The support team is top notch. The fact that we don't have to worry about client sites getting hacked is a big relief. Launching new dev setups takes a few minutes whereas with our old server manager and cpanel, it was always a big ordeal.

Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Marketing and Advertising

Nothing that I can think of! Some things are hard to format but it may just be my user error

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WP Engine, a digital experience platform, provides managed WordPress hosting for mission critical sites around the world. Amazing support, enterprise class, & optimized for WordPress.

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