How do you know who the best WordPress host is?

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.

The Solution

This article provides basic advice for how to go about getting your own hosted WordPress account, often referred to as “self-hosted WordPress” or “ install.”

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.

Start with Flywheel

Kinsta – Premium Managed Hosting

Kinsta is a premium managed WordPress host focusing on performance and support. They have 21 global data centers and Kinsta provides a one-click staging area, free CDN, detailed site performance analytics, PHP 7.4, free website migrations and a lot more. Besides that, global customer support is available 24/7!

Start with Kinsta

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.

Start with Bluehost

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.

Start with Inmotion

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

Head on over to the Layers Setup Guide or any of the install guides on this site to start setting up your theme.

PS: If you currently have an account on, head over to How to Move from to a Self-hosted install