Media Temple WordPress Hosting Overview

When running a business, creating a website is one of the most important steps. For this you need a web hosting service that will give the flexibility to create a functional but also attractive website.

In the last years, Media Temple presented several kinds of services for non-tech customers, such as Cloud Tech, Site Mover, Managed VPS hosting. In 2014, Media Temple released Premium Managed WordPress hosting. For the month of June you can give Premium WordPress Hosting a try for just $5 by using our latest Media Temple coupon codes.

Media Temple is one of web hosts, offering a large variety of hosting options such as dedicated and managed WordPress, virtual private server. If you haven't already checked out our Virb Site builder review, it's another great managed hosting/website solution from MT.

Starting with $20/month or $ 16.67/month if you sign up for an annual plan, they share a hosting plan giving 1 TB of monthly data transfers, unlimited storage, and unlimited email address. More than this, Media Temple gives you the possibility tohost more than 100 domains. Compared with its competitors this is an extremely large number of domains hosted. If you're looking to host many sites, Media Temple is the best choice.


Media Temple offers the following hosting plans:

Personal – you will have 2 sites hosted for $20/month, but, unfortunately, this plan does not include the “malware detection and removal”. Of course, there are lots of unhappy customers with this.

Studio – for $60/month, you can host 10 sites. The good thing is that SSL certificate is free during the first year.

Agency – for $240 you can host up to 50 sites. This is extremely attractive for those who have a web agency because the price is really competitive. It comes also with 2 SSL free certificates.

Enterprise – Up to 250 sites (call for pricing option). This plan offers malware detection and removal for 20 sites and custom SSL certificate.

Why choose Media Temple? What is included?

  • Fast, fully SSD based storage
  • Daily backups
  • Remote server access via SSH / SFTP.
  • Malware detection and removal (Studio, Agency&Enterprise).
  • Google Apps
  • GIT integration.
  • WP-CLI integration.
  • Complete WordPress video tutorials

The themes are very attractive, highly targeted themes and easy to use. More high quality themes will be added in the future.

Media Temple gives you the flexibility to create a lot of email accounts. All shared hosting plans come with 1,000 email addresses option, in addition to Google Apps for work email addresses. Virtual private server and dedicated hosting have no email creation limit.

Also, some of the great new features features for 2015 are:

  • Website templating, which allows users to clone a site instead of starting from scratch
  • Website staging, permitting the users see their changes before sending them live
  • Email integration
  • A growing themes market
  • Media Temple's Grid infrastructure offers the CloudFlare content delivery network wich protects your site against hackers, and phishing scams. The integrated Cloudmark spam detection technology gives a plus. Media Temple also uses the Secure Malware Alert & Removal Tool - technology to remove malicious code as soon as detected.

Media Temple team provides customer support 24/7 and has a very large knowledge database that you can examine for answers to your questions. Additionally, the WordPress plug in called Sidekick supplies useful voice and video that answers to all your questions.

Media Temple wants to remove any barrier and this is why you will not have to worry anymore about the bandwith. Pageviews are no longer a problem and the disk space is covering all your needs.

Overall, for 2015 customers are pleased with Media Temple WordPress Hosting because of the stability,performance, price, customer service.

So far, we’ve seen what are the advantages, but let’s take a look at the disadvantages:

  • No analysis tools or raw log access. Customers say that, being a managed service, it should have an analysis tool. Of course, you can use Google Analytics, but this could be a bit hard for non-tech users.
  • No CDN support
  • Always on caching- some customers would prefer more control on it
  • The automatic installation of the WordPress video tutorial plugin
  • Uncached speed
  • Dedicated web hosting plans starts at 2,000/month and include 128 BG of RAM 10TB of monthly data transfers.
  • Media Temple only offers Linux-based servers.
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