Fastest Shared Web Hosting 2017

50 popular hosts ranked by worldwide and US page-load speed

Fastest web hosting services test results have been compiled in the table below with hosts ranked in order of both worldwide and US page-load speed.

NCM Online purchases the cheapest available WordPress-capable, shared hosting plan from companies to be evaluated in order to perform 10-day reliability and speed testing. Identical 1-page test sites are uploaded to each host’s servers. Click here for sample test site.

Utilizing the services of Dotcom Monitor, host servers are checked for page-load speed and uptime every 15 minutes from 13 worldwide locations including 7 within the United States. Approximately 2000 individual checks are performed during each host’s 10-day testing period.

United States test locations include New York, Virginia, Florida, Minnesota, Texas, Colorado, and California. Worldwide test locations include all 7 US locations plus Montreal, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, and Hong Kong.

See respective host evaluations for test result charts, comprehensive ratings, promotional discounts, pricing and rankings.

Worldwide
Speed Rank
United States
Speed Rank
Web Hosting Company Average Speed
Worldwide*
Average Speed
U.S. Only**
10-Day
Uptime
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#2 DreamHost logo. DreamHost 1.1190 0.8707 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#2 #3 Hub logo. Hub 1.1252 0.8728 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
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A2 Hosting logo. A2 Hosting 1.1286 0.7605 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#4 #8 HostNine logo. HostNine 1.2555 0.9765 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#5 #13 1 and 1 Internet logo. 1&1 Internet 1.2661 1.1043 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#6 #6 HostRocket logo. HostRocket 1.3018 0.9654 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#7 #17 iPage logo. iPage 1.3455 1.1704 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#8 #5 Web.com logo. Web.com 1.3702 0.9417 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#9 #7 HostMonster logo. HostMonster 1.3804 0.9722 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#10 #4 SiteGround logo. SiteGround 1.3941 0.9332 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#11 #10 GreenGeeks logo. GreenGeeks 1.4226 1.0464 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#12 #9 Omnis logo. Omnis 1.4260 1.0160 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#13 #23 Certified Hosting logo. Certified Hosting 1.4279 1.2278 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#14 #11 StartLogic logo. StartLogic 1.4466 1.0578 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#15 #16 WestHost logo. WestHost 1.4835 1.1674 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#16 #28 StableHost logo. StableHost 1.5431 1.3598 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#17 #25 Dotster logo. Dotster 1.5499 1.2925 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#18 #12 NetHosting logo. NetHosting 1.5610 1.0613 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#19 #22 Bluehost logo. Bluehost 1.5678 1.2265 99.8943% Read Review Click to visit website.
#20 #32 NetFirms logo. NetFirms 1.5683 1.5201 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#21 #27 Network Solutions logo. Network Solutions 1.5891 1.3100 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#22 #18 Register.com logo. Register.com 1.6176 1.1804 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#23 #19 GlowHost logo. GlowHost 1.6334 1.1900 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#24 #26 JustHost logo. Just Host 1.6436 1.3091 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#25 #20 WebHostingBuzz logo. WebHostingBuzz 1.6754 1.2064 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#26 #15 Eleven2 logo. Eleven2 1.6873 1.1645 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#27 #31 A Small Orange logo. A Small Orange 1.7493 1.4557 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#28 #21 GoDaddy logo. GoDaddy 1.8152 1.2104 99.8944% Read Review Click to visit website.
#29 #24 MyHosting.com logo. MyHosting.com 1.8870 1.2310 99.8813% Read Review Click to visit website.
#30 #35 InMotion Hosting logo. InMotion Hosting 1.9226 1.6774 99.7869% Read Review Click to visit website.
#31 #36 Hostoople logo. Hostoople 1.9311 1.7066 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#32 #33 IX Web Hosting logo. IX Web Hosting 1.9569 1.6087 99.7884% Read Review Click to visit website.
#33 #42 Servage One logo. Servage One 1.9767 2.2191 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#34 #30 Web Hosting Pad logo. Web Hosting Pad 2.0396 1.4339 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#35 #38 HostGator logo. HostGator 2.0902 1.7962 99.8821% Read Review Click to visit website.
#36 #40 HostPapa logo. HostPapa 2.1602 1.8172 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#37 #39 Site5 logo. Site5 2.2068 1.8066 99.8914% Read Review Click to visit website.
#38 #41 Namecheap logo. Namecheap 2.3343 1.8290 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#39 #29 Aplus.net logo. Aplus.net 2.2407 1.4208 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#40 #14 FastDomain logo. FastDomain 2.2407 1.4208 99.7139% Read Review Click to visit website.
#41 #37 Yahoo logo. Yahoo 2.3539 1.7561 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#42 #43 IPOWER logo. IPOWER 2.5076 2.2770 99.5650% Read Review Click to visit website.
#43 #34 Lunarpages logo. Lunarpages 2.5752 1.6393 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#44 #46 PacificHost logo. PacificHost 2.6956 2.8825 99.6191% Read Review Click to visit website.
#45 #44 midphase logo. Midphase 2.7178 2.3122 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#46 #47 FatCow logo. FatCow 2.7928 2.9224 99.8790% Read Review Click to visit website.
#47 #45 Superb Internet logo. Superb Internet 3.3757 2.4997 100% Read Review Click to visit website.
#48 #48 Web.com logo. JaguarPC 4.0719 3.7163 99.0846% Read Review Click to visit website.
#49 #49 Arvixe logo. Arvixe 4.7200 4.0429 98.9954% Read Review Click to visit website.
#50 #50 HostMetro logo. HostMetro 4.7404 4.0749 98.4396% Read Review Click to visit website.

*Host server page-load speed measured in seconds was recorded every 15 minutes for 10 days from the following 13 worldwide test locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands; California, U.S.; Colorado, U.S.; Florida, U.S.; Frankfurt, Germany; Hong Kong, China; London, U.K.; Minnesota, U.S.; Montreal, Canada; New York, U.S.; Paris, France; Texas, U.S.; and Virginia, U.S..

**Host server page-load speed measured in seconds was recorded every 15 minutes for 10 days from the following 7 United States test locations: California, Colorado, Florida, Minnesota, New York, Texas, and Virginia.

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