The Best Free Online Tool To Check Website Speed (A2Hosting Tested 600 Times)

I’ve picked up six popular free online tools to check website speed and tested my website hosted on A2Hosting (the cheapest Lite plan). And I’ve made 600 tests to find out the most reliable (i.e. the best) tool. And after analyzing the test data I make recommendations on using the particular free online tools which will help you make more precise measurements of your website speed. … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – March 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Cheap’n’Cool)

Here's the 26th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for March 2018! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. In general, this contest's result can be featured as "Cheaper is not worse". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored hosts are presented in the … [Read more...]

Cheaper And More Expensive Hosts Compared From All Over The World. HawkHost vs A2Hosting

Evaluating hosting speed is not a trivial task. And as you probably know, to answer the question "what it is to be fast for a hosting" I monitor 15 US-based hosts from US West and East Coast and publish monthly reports. It’s truly a great source of the objective information on hosting performance. However, in some cases these reports may be considered as limited because there are only two … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – February 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Faster)

Here's the 25th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for February 2018! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. In general, this contest's result can be featured as "Fast speed goes on". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored hosts are presented in the … [Read more...]

Performance issues on your website: CPU, RAM, IO limits explained for non-technicals

Sometimes your website on shared hosting may become very slow during seconds or pair of minutes. Or your visitors see errors when they visit your website. And you may not even notice that there's something wrong, because after a short time your website is fine again. Such website instability can affect your business quite a bit. So, I've written this article to help you find out what may be wrong … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – January 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Even Better Speed)

Here's the 24th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for January 2018! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you you the results below. In general, this contest's result can be featured as "Faster in the new year". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored hosts are presented in … [Read more...]

Most reliable and fastest hosting in 2017 (millions of uptime and speed tests)

This post summarizes all monthly reports about how 15 hosts performed in 2017. This outlines more than 16 millions of measurements. Also, in this post I will name the most reliable and the fastest hosting in 2017 according to the tests among the hosts I've been monitoring.   Intro I've been monitoring the performance (uptime, full page load time and application performance index) of … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – December 2017 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Price Matters)

Here's the 23d Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for December 2017! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you you the results below. In general, this contest's result can be featured as "More expensive hosts are better". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored hosts are … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – November 2017 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Sliced Mixture)

Here's the 22nd Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for November 2017! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you you the results below. In general, this contest's result can be featured as "The rankings from top to bottom go like cheaper - middle - more expensive - cheaper - middle - more expensive and so on". By the way, you can find the latest … [Read more...]

Is Avada theme fast on A2Hosting? 8352 tests done to answer that.

On what shared hosting does Avada theme work well? Is Avada fast on A2Hosting? These are the questions that I have been asked multiple times. Until I tested it and monitored it myself during a quite lengthy period of time, I could just say that most shared hosts are not suitable for a heavy WordPress theme like Avada. And I could just say that a managed or self-managed VPS or more expensive WP … [Read more...]