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Below is a list of alternatives to Sail, including traditional shared hosting providers, managed WordPress hosting providers, and cloud hosting platforms.

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Traditional shared hosting

It only takes PHP and MySQL to run WordPress, so traditional low-cost shared hosting providers will often do decent job. See how running WordPress with Sail stacks up against some traditional providers.

  • Sail vs GoDaddy
  • Sail vs Bluehost

Managed WordPress hosting

Managed WordPress hosting providers take that extra step towards providing better support for WordPress, via specific software configurations, additional tools and resources, integrated features and plugins, such as caching, staging and more.

Cloud hosting

Most cloud hosting platforms today will offer 1-click install images for running WordPress and other PHP applications. See how provisioning and managing WordPress with Sail is different from doing it directly at could providers.

  • Sail vs DigitalOcean
  • Sail vs Linode
  • Sail vs Vultr
  • Sail vs Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Sail vs Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Similar applications

There are plenty of applications like Sail, which allow you to provision WordPress servers on DigitalOcean and other cloud providers. See how Sail is different.

  • Sail vs WordOps
  • Sail vs EasyEngine
  • Sail vs ServerPilot
  • Sail vs Laravel Forge
  • Sail vs RunCloud
  • Sail vs SpinupWP
  • Sail vs Cloudways
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