WP Engine offers agility, performance, integrations, and intelligence for WordPress hosting around the world, so you can stay ahead of the competition. As the #1 WordPress Digital Experience Platform, we partner with expert cloud services providers like AWS and Google Cloud Platform to provide enterprise-level performance for all of our customers. With localised data centres in Australia, the US, and across Europe, WP Engine’s global data centre footprint gives our customers the advantage in performance, security, and customer trust. Plus, our WordPress hosting in Australia includes compliance with local regulatory standards like the Privacy Act.
Our platform, your vision.
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Since our founding in Austin, Texas in 2010, WP Engine has seen our customers base grow across the world. In response, we’ve opened new offices to serve customers on a local scale. Now our office in Brisbane helps better serve our clients in Australia, alongside our presence in Europe and across the US.
WP Engine’s Brisbane office is located in Fortitude Valley, a startup precinct that was once Australia’s first dedicated entertainment district. Surrounded by a strong pool of ICT talent,the Brisbane office is home to our Australia sales team.
Benefits of managed WordPress hosting in Australia
WP Engine’s WordPress hosting in Australia gives you better performance for local visitors, as well as a better SEO ranking, plus local customer service. By moving your hosting to a local server in Australia, you move your site even closer to your customers.
Australia WordPress hosting for speed.
Cloud hosting for digital experiences means you get better security, redundancy, and high site performance for your WordPress site. WP Engine also partners with AWS and GCP to offer a worldwide network of data centres, including in Australia. Hosting your digital experiences on Australia data centres can reduce latency by up to 95%. WP Engine CDNs located throughout Australia can increase site performance and speed up site load times for your Australian-based business. Our Australian data centres also comply with local data transfer laws and regulations.
Australian WordPress hosting for security.
If you want a secure WordPress site, you want WP Engine. We monitor and adjust our global servers continually to provide strong uptime, plus backups in the case of a server going down. Our security team gains insight into security developments specific to APAC thanks to their vigilance in blocking billions of security threats around the world each year. For even further protection, our technology partner Google Cloud offers a team of 500+ experts, specialising in information, application, and network security. GCP and AWS are both ISO 27001 Certified and SOC 1 & 2 complaint.
Managed Australian WordPress hosting.
Free up server management resources to focus on your business with WP Engine. Our security team is proactive in monitoring server health to keep your site up and running around the clock. We also automatically update sites every time there’s a release of a new maintenance or security version to the WordPress core. We also have a support team available 24 hours a day, seven days a week around the world for when you need additional support.
Regional Australian hosting support.
When you need help, we offer regional support with teams around the world who are ready no matter the time of day. Although our office in Brisbane is focused on sales, you still have access to global support 24/7 in Australia.
Local Australian data centres.
Thanks to partnerships with AWS and Google Cloud Platform, WP Engine has been able to optimise servers for WordPress. This allows us to give you blazing-fast performance with high security and redundancy. Plus, you’re part of a global network of data centres and CDN hosts, with local servers in Australia, Europe, and the US.
Why we’re the best Australian WordPress hosting provider.
WP Engine ranked #1 out of the top 20 WordPress managed hosting providers in The G2 Crowd Report, which works to bring transparency to B2B buying. Over 400,000 authenticated, independent user reviews make up this platform, and over 1.5 million buyers read the reviews each month. We earned this by receiving good reviews for our ease of use, ease of doing business with, and for meeting hosting requirements. Check out our ranking among competitors in the quadrant below.
University of St. Andrews
“All in all, it’s been this partnership—knowing someone is looking after us at all times— that has been the most valuable part of our WP Engine experience. We can continue to do what we do best, our research and academic work, while WP Engine does what they do best: WordPress.”
“Having contact with Mark Randall, WP Engine’s Australian manager, has been great as it’s brought a face to what sometimes can be a “faceless” relationship. And it’s been great that he’s given up his time to talk to us about the product, roadmaps, and the WP Engine business.”
"In the past, text to speech technologies were reserved for companies with big IT budgets and AI expertise, but this is changing. Thanks to cloud services, one can simple upload text, choose one of many different languages and immediatly receive the audio stream to your application."
While our Brisbane office is a home for our Australia sales team, they are all WP Engine experts. If you’re looking for the right hosting solution for your business, even if it’s temporary scaling for an event, our sales team can do a free analysis for you and recommend different hosting tiers and add ons to bring your ideas to reality.
Select a plan.
The most flexible plans in the industry available exclusively on the only WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP). Whether you're just starting up, scaling, or need a custom solution, select a plan that's right for your business, and upgrade as you grow.
Visits per month
Add an additional site for $20 (USD) per month.
Bandwidth per month
Genesis FrameworkShow Details
The most beloved WordPress theme framework for building secure, fast, and SEO-friendly sites.
30+ StudioPress ThemesShow Details
30+ premium WordPress themes built on the Genesis Framework.
Dev/Stage/Prod EnvironmentsShow Details
Quickly set up an efficient development workflow.
Transferable SitesShow Details
Create a free website and easily transfer the site to a paid account. Great for agencies and freelancers!
PHP 7.4 readyShow Details
While PHP 7.4 is our default version, PHP 7.3 is available if required.
Our proprietary front-end system makes all our customers‘ digital experiences incredibly fast and scalable.
LargeFS transparently gives you infinite storage for media, by seamlessly integrating your Amazon S3 account with our platform.
Global CDNShow Details
Faster load times for customers around the world.
Page PerformanceShow Details
Real-time, page-level performance diagnostics and expert recommendations.
Automated SSL certificatesShow Details
Get automated certificate installation and renewals. Choose between our free certificate and paid certificate options.
24/7 chat supportShow Details
Open a Live Chat using the User Portal and our experts will take care of you.
Use our GeoIP service to dynamically serve content to visitors based on geography.
WordPress MultisiteShow Details
Convert your site to a WordPress Multisite.
Additional SitesShow Details
Add additional sites to your plan.
Smart Plugin ManagerShow Details
Save time by automatically updating WordPress plugins to help keep sites secure.
Imported SSL certificatesShow Details
Bring your own certificates from a certificate provider you prefer. For automated certificate installation and renewals, try our Automated SSL Certificates.
24/7 phone support
Consultative onboardingShow Details
Dedicated technical success manager for your first 30 days.
Launch readiness assessmentShow Details
Personalized pre-launch review of performance and best practices.
SSH GatewayShow Details
Efficiently manage WordPress sites through command line tools like WP-CLI.
Global Edge SecurityShow Details
Protect your digital experience with advanced edge security for WordPress.
Application PerformanceShow Details
Code-level visibility powered by New Relic APM Pro.
Dedicated Dev. EnvironmentsShow Details
Isolated environments for development and testing purposes.
Customer success managementShow Details
Strategic consultative services to proactively plan for your success.
24/7 ticket supportShow Details
Submit a ticket via the User Portal and we'll respond around the clock.
24/7 senior-level priority support
High availabilityShow Details
Active-active configuration with multi-zone redundancy for strongest uptime protection and failover.