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The requirements for WordPress can be found here. They recommend the following and most respectable hosting providers have these: PHP 5.6 or greater MySQL 5.6 or greater The mod_rewrite Apache module WP Engine, WordPress VIP and Pantheon.io, WordPress.com, Media Temple.net are all WP Hosting solutions. That means they tailor their services ...


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It's not necessary. WordPress will work, as you say, on any kind of hosting service that meets requirements. But...It can be advantage. WordPress supporting hosts server should be ideally configured, contains all necessary extensions for the most common plugins and customer support might be familiar with WordPress and can help you with your potential ...


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WordPress will run on a toaster these days, it really doesn't have high requirements. Just make sure it's a Linux server, any comapny worth anything will have PHP and mySQL up to date enough for WordPress. What your're going to have to struggle with is different companies offering different packages and then not being fully honest. A mid range package on ...


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Wordpress.com is just one of the companies that offers you specialized wordpress hosting. all companies that do that come with some restrictions or surprising pricing plans when you compare to "regular" hosting. Since those companies have their own specialized enviroment in which wordpress runs, which they rarely reveal the details of, it is hard to compare ...



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