Hosting 101: How to Setup a Hosting on SiteGround

Hosting 101: How to Setup a Hosting on SiteGround

How to Setup a Hosting on SiteGround

Before discussing the setup of the hosting on Siteground, it’s important to know what exactly is Siteground? (If you’re new to this)

SiteGround is a web hosting company founded in 2004 in Sofia, Bulgaria. In most recent data, it reports servicing more than 2,000,000 domains worldwide. It provides shared hosting, cloud hosting, and dedicated servers as well as email hosting and domain registration. In 2019, the company employed over 500 people. [Know more]

In this tutorial, I’m gonna be showing you how to set up hosting on SiteGround step-by-step.

Step1: Go to Siteground

Log on to

Step 2: Choose a Hosting Plan

SiteGround has three plans:

  • The StartUp plan is perfect for people with one website that is starting now.
  • The GrowBig plan is a great value for money offer, including the option for multiple websites and the SuperCacher that greatly improves website speed.
  • The GoGeek plan is perfect for people with e-commerce and larger sites, or more geeky development needs like more server resources and GIT integration.


Step 3: Choose a Domain Name

Step 4: Review and Complete the Order

Go to Siteground


Website Building

Need a website but don’t know where to start? We give you a full solution including your choice of Site Builder, premium features, and the support you need to launch your site.


Website Transfer

Get a professional website transfer done by our experts or automated WordPress migration with an easy-to-use WordPress plugin.


Managed WordPress

All our managed WordPress plans include WordPress installation, automated migrations, automatic updates, advanced caching, and expert WordPress support.


Collaboration Tools

We have an awesome set of tools that allow you to easily manage your clients, collaborate on sites, and transfer ownership of newly built sites to clients

Our platform is powered by Google Cloud

We operate on Google Cloud to create a powerful and technically superior hosting service.

Distributed storage running on SSD disks for an optimal speed and a high level of redundancy.

Ultra-fast network

Google is known for maintaining one of the fastest and best-connected networks.

100% renewable energy match

Google matches 100% of the energy consumed by their operations with renewable energy.

Powerful solutions built in-house

We create in-house solutions that make your sites run faster and stay safe

Technical superiority

Fast adoption of the best technologies and in-house built solutions

Developing smart in-house solutions and adopting innovative technology is our passion and our craft. We were pioneers in secure account isolation and among the first to use Linux containers. We heavily customized this new lightweight virtualization method to ensure it matches our security and reliability standards. We introduced a custom Let’s Encrypt SSL integration for our clients as soon as it came out. We developed proprietary AI software preventing over 5 million brute-force attacks every day. And that’s just the beginning. We never stop innovating to bring you the best service possible.


Fully-managed service

Managed service for more convenience

We believe that managed hosting is a way to empower our clients to focus on their core business and take the hosting maintenance off their chores list. We offer automatic WordPress updates that you can leave on auto-pilot or schedule. We run the latest PHP versions, but allow you to switch between versions. We enable static caching for your website, but you can easily switch it off or add more layers, like dynamic cache and Memcached so you get the performance you want.


Security-first Mindset

Constant security monitoring and prevention is our standard

We have a team of dedicated security experts keeping track of daily software vulnerabilities on a server and website level. They actively write security patches and enhancements to prevent possible attacks. In the past year alone, we added 300 custom rules to our Web Application Firewall that stopped multiple identified-yet-unresolved third-party software vulnerabilities.

That’s it for How to Setup a Hosting on SiteGround. Let us know if you have any queries.

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