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It doesn’t take much to overheat
WP Engine
Fire on all cylinders without the extra fees. Learn why Nexcess is the best WP Engine alternative.
Why hit the
brakes with
?
Scripted Support
Performance Fees
Limited Themes
Security Costs Extra
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Check your engine
Nexcess is 25-35% faster than WP Engine.
Compare Nexcess and WP Engine
You’ll pay $99/month at WP Engine for features Nexcess includes free.
Key Features
Starting Price
$19/mo*
White-Glove Migrations
Yes
Free Email
Yes
Unlimited Page Views
Yes
Free Performance Tools
Yes
Free SOC 2 Security
Yes
Multisite Support
Yes
Fast Load Times
Generous Storage
Yes
Phone Support
Yes
Email Support
Yes
Chat Support
Yes
Starting Price
$27/mo*
White-Glove Migrations
No
Free Email
No
Unlimited Page Views
No
Free Performance Tools
No
Free SOC 2 Security
No
Multisite Support
+ $20 per site
Fast Load Times
Limited
Generous Storage
No
Phone Support
No
Email Support
No
Chat Support
No
*Save more with code 30OFF3MO for $13.30/mo for 3 months!
Support that isn’t scripted
WP Engine support is available by chat, but you may reach someone who is just following a script. That’s called “tier 1” support, and it’s not helpful.
Nexcess support knows WordPress inside and out. Fast, friendly resolutions are only a phone call, email or live chat away. Speak to a real WordPress expert 24/7/365.
Every tech is motivated to get to the root of any situation. They go the extra mile so you don't have to scratch your head forever. They have the answer immediately.
Kat Dakota, a Nexcess customer
Success shouldn’t cost extra
You throw a party. Tons of people show up. When the bill comes, you see you were charged for every single person that wasn’t on the guest list. Even though there was room for everyone.
That’s bogus, right?
Unlike WP Engine, Nexcess doesn’t cap the number of visitors to your site. You get unlimited traffic and free autoscaling for unexpected traffic surges.
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FREE Plugin Performance Monitor
Never worry about a WordPress plugin crashing your site. Plugin Performance Monitor helps you fix performance issues before they start.
You’ll pay $10/month this functionality at WP Engine.
Don’t limit yourself to 10 themes
WP Engine gives you 10 WordPress themes free.
Nexcess knows you need more.
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25 free themes by Qubely Pro
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43 website templates by Kadence WP
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Free themes & 200+ features by Elementor
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Head-to-toe customization built-in
Security isn’t a “premium feature”
WP Engine charges you $45 a month for industry-standard website security. That’s more than you’ll pay for the WP Engine starter plan.
At Nexcess, enterprise-grade security is built-in. Proactive monitoring, robust firewalls, malware detection and DDoS prevention won’t cost you.
FAQs
What is WP Engine?
WP Engine is a hosting platform that provides application support and features for individuals building websites on WordPress.
What is the difference between WP Engine and WordPress?
Is Nexcess faster than WP Engine?
What is SOC 2 security?
Do I have to find my own CDN?
Do you restrict any WordPress plugins?
Can you migrate my WP Engine site?
Is WP Engine good for SEO?
Do you offer a money-back guarantee?
Do you offer ecommerce solutions like WP Engine?
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