This article provides basic advice for how to go about getting your own hosted WordPress account, often referred to as “self-hosted WordPress” or “WordPress.org install.”
We have reviewed several and found these four hosts offer the best performance, support and prices. They also all have a one-click setup, meaning no need to download the WordPress zip file, or setup a database.
Bluehost – Great Value and Reputation
Great for general shared hosting, easy setup and bonus features, we have a special $2,95 deal setup too which you can use when signing up.
Flywheel – Secure One-Click Solution
Flywheel is a true one-click setup. They aren’t the cheapest host, but they care the most about three things: speed, ease-of-use and security. If you don’t want to worry about any of these three common issues, we definitely recommend using them. we also have a special $15/month deal with them.
Inmotion – Incredible Support
Inmotion care about one thing first-and-formost: customer support, that’s why they made it onto our list, by being a great independent host, we also have a special with them which will get you 37% off.
Installing WordPress Manually
Most web hosts offer a one-click install that automatically sets up WordPress for you, or you can Download & Install WordPress yourself in just 5 minutes. If you choose to go with a Bluehost account, we even offer a step-by-step walkthrough to install WordPress on BlueHost.
If you are new to self-hosted installs, please take some time to go over Getting Started With WordPress to learn the ins and outs of your new admin panel.
Install Your Theme of Choice
PS: If you currently have an account on WordPress.com, head over to How to Move from WordPress.com to a Self-hosted WordPress.org install