WordPress has no equals in popularity and distribution. It serves a remarkable 60% of all websites ever built on the net. It also has about 40% of the top 10 million websites worldwide.
And in Canada only, statistics show that 33,084,079 live sites are using WordPress. It remains the favorite choice of newbies and pros.
It is no surprise that many hosting companies offer a specific package that specifically serves WordPress sites.
Here are the best WordPress hosting providers specifically for Canadian users. Let’s see their features and prices and what is unique about them.
1. Web Hosting Canada (WHC)
Web Hosting Canada is a hosting provider that operates from Montreal, Quebec. Their data centers are in Canada, which is excellent in speed and performance. They serve more than 130 000 websites, and they provide 24/7 customer support both in English and in French.
Some of the main features of Web Hosting Canada for WordPress:
- Installation of a new WordPress website on the hosting in less than 60 seconds.
- It guarantees fast loading speed for the WordPress sites
- It also offers assistance for sites in more than one language
- There are three levels of WordPress hosting offered: WP Go, Wp Pro, WP Beast
- All plans of WordPress hosting offer free SSL certificates and CDN.
Wp Go has 10 GB of SSD storage and a limitation of 25 000 visitors per month. The WP Pro has 25GB of SSD disk space and allows up to 100 000 visitors per month. While the BP Best features 50GB of SSD and can accommodate 500 000 monthly visits.
The Web Hosting Canada Data Centers are entirely based in Canada, and they are partnered with Cloudflare’s CDN that guarantees a worldwide distribution of your site’s content.
WHC provides a six-layer firewall system called Immunify360 that ensures your WordPress site is kept safe all the time. They do daily backups and automatic updates, so you are always running the latest WordPress version on your site.
HostPapa is famous for being one of the best hosting providers in Canada. They are based in Toronto, and they serve thousands of companies around the globe. They offer many server locations you can choose from, including in Canada.
With each package, you get a cPanel control that is very easy to use and manage your website. Their plans offer unlimited disk space and visitors with no added costs. Their customer support is very responsive, and they speak a variety of languages: English, Spanish, French, and German.
Some of the advantages of HostPapa:
- All plans offer you free migration to their platform
- You can choose a free domain when you sign up for their service
- The support team are great and are available at any day and hour, in multiple languages
- You get disk space with no limits, and the same is true to the number of visitors too
- You get free email hosting with your hosting package
One of the drawbacks of HostPapa is that it has a remarkably high renewal cost when the initial promotional subscription ends.
The Basic plan can accommodate two websites with a limit of 100 GB of disk space. It offers a free domain and email hosting and free site migration. Plans of HostPapa start from $3.95/month for shared hosting.
GreenGeeks are known to be the most affordable Canadian web hosting provider and also the most environmentally friendly. They put three times the energy they consume into the grid through wind-powered plants.
Their hosting guarantees excellent performance for WordPress sites. They have their data centers in Canada, but their high performance is not limited to Canada; they distribute your content strategically worldwide through Cloudflare’s CDN.
They have impressive performance speed due to the global data center distribution and the combination of the SSD with LiteSpeed and PowerCacher, their customized technology.
Some of the advantages of GreenGeeks hosting:
- Super affordable prices
- They plant a tree with every subscription renewal and contribute to green causes
- They have hosting that is optimized for WordPress
- You get free .CA domain with your website
HostUpon serves more than 10,000 websites, and their plans are super affordable, starting at $2.95/month. They have almost no limits. With all bundles, you get unlimited bandwidth disk space.
HostUpon offer their customers:
- Free .ca domain registration
- You get a site migration free of charge
- Affordable prices
- WordPress optimized installation in a few clicks
- Canadian-based support to meet your needs
- Unlimited email hosting
- Eco-friendly servers
- 30-day money-back guarantee
- Cpanel installation