Meet DreamPress 2! Faster & More Powerful Managed WordPress Hosting.
Now with SSDs, PHP 5.5 with OpCache & optional HHVM, you won’t find faster WordPress hosting anywhere.Sign up for DreamPress 2
The fastest managed WordPress hosting is here.
Hosted on virtual private servers, DreamPress 2 is a super fast and highly reliable managed WordPress hosting service from DreamHost. We’ve added speed enhancing features such as Solid State Drives (SSDs), PHP 5.5 with OpCache and optional HHVM (Hip Hop Virtual Machine) so you’ll never again have to risk site slowdowns, website errors, or frustrated visitors. With DreamPress 2, you get a WordPress-optimized server environment managed by your friends at DreamHost so you can focus on creating an amazing website.
30GB of SSD Storage
For increased speed, all of your files are hosted on high-performance SSD drives.
2.1 Million Monthly Visitors
Bring on the traffic! DreamPress 2 can support the largest websites so don’t be shy. Drive all the traffic you want to your own site. DreamPress 2 can take it! Read more.
DreamPress 2 dynamically auto-scales its resources so you can relax knowing your site will remain online as it grows.
Automatic WordPress Installation
WordPress is automatically installed on your DreamPress 2 account so you can immediately get started.
Unlimited Email Addresses
Create and manage as many email addresses as you want with unlimited POP/IMAP/SMTP accounts, plus unlimited autoresponders and more.
24/7 WordPress Support
World class in-house tech support from WordPress experts is available to you via live chat, Twitter or email.
Control Panel Management
In addition to the DreamHost control panel that you’ll use to manage your account, you’ll continue to use the standard WordPress web panel to setup and edit your WordPress site.
Hosted on Virtual Private Servers
With DreamPress 2, your WordPress site is hosted on an isolated virtual private server so no more noisy neighbors disrupting your website like on shared hosting.
Isolated MySQL Database Servers
Your MySQL database is hosted on yet another isolated virtual private server where we maintain and manage the server.
All this starting at just $19.95 a month!Sign up for DreamPress 2
Faster than a speeding bullet.
We've added some extras to make DreamPress 2 the fastest managed WordPress hosting available.
New Solid State Drives (SSDs)
Your WordPress site will be faster hosted on SSDs with faster caching.
New PHP 5.5 with OpCache
A match made heaven, PHP 5.5 with OPCache is simply faster and more compatible with 3rd party WordPress plugins. This marriage just adds to the awesomeness of DreamPress 2.
New Hip Hop Virtual Machine (HHVM beta)
HHVM is Facebook’s faster replacement for PHP. As of WordPress 3.9 and HHVM 2.0, the two work beautifully together. HHVM can be enabled in your control panel.
Automatically set up on DreamPress, Varnish sits in front of and is faster than Apache. Varnish improves latency and provides a layer of caching protection for your site during traffic spikes.
We’ve fine-tuned our Memcached settings which results in faster load times, and fewer requests to the MySQL database. This means you can have more simultaneous visitors on your site.
All this starting at just $19.95 a month!Sign up for Managed WordPress Hosting
Meet Mika. Mika knows WordPress.
The WordPress community knows her as Ipstenu, and she's one of WordPress' top contributors. She works in our office alongside coders, system admins, and tech support to help make DreamHost the best WordPress host in the world.Read Mika's WordPress Articles
“Managed” WordPress hosting the DreamHost way.
Automatic WordPress Installation
Ever heard of 0-click install? WordPress is automatically installed on all DreamPress 2 accounts so you can immediately start your WordPress site.
Automatic WordPress Core Updates
We’ll automatically upgrade your site to the latest version of WordPress when released.
Automatic Daily Backups
Your website’s data is safe with us. All WordPress websites on DreamPress 2 are automatically backed up on a daily basis.
Even more awesome features:
- Use any theme or plugin
- PHP 5.5
- MySQL database
- WP-CLI pre-installed
- 1 dedicated IP
- $100 Google AdWords credit
- SFTP/FTP access
- Full shell (SSH) w/Git available
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Security at Your Service
In addition to the automatic WordPress core updates and daily backups, we have a WordPress tuned Web Application Firewall (WAF), Fail2ban to protect against brute force logins, DDoS auto-mitigation and we work directly with the WordPress security team to proactively protect your WordPress site against emerging threats.Buy DreamPress 2
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Trust Your Website with an Award-Winning Web Host
DreamHost is the proud winner of PC Magazine's Business Choice Award for Best Web Hosting Service, beating out other notable hosting providers.Sign up for DreamPress 2
DreamPress 2 FAQs:
What is DreamPress 2?
DreamPress 2 is the latest version of DreamHost’s managed WordPress Hosting service. The main difference between DreamPress 2 and DreamPress 1 is speed. Unlike DreamPress 1, all sites on DreamPress 2 are hosted on SSD drives and support PHP 5.5 with OpCache. DreamPress 2 also supports HHVM (Hip Hop Virtual Machine), Facebook’s faster replacement for PHP. HHVM is a beta feature on DreamPress 2 and can be enabled in your control panel. What does all this mean? DreamPress 2 outruns DreamPress 1 by a mile.
What happened to DreamPress 1?
DreamPress 1 is still around but we are migrating existing DreamPress customers to DreamPress 2. Once we have completed migrations, DreamPress 1 will be put to bed.
What is Managed WordPress Hosting?
At DreamHost, this means that we manage the WordPress virtual private servers while you focus on managing the content of your website. When you sign up for DreamPress 2, we will automatically install WordPress and we’ll automatically upgrade you to the latest version of WordPress when it’s released.
Furthermore, we backup all WordPress sites and our system administration team fine tunes the virtual private servers your WordPress site and MySQL database live on.
In summary, you don’t have to worry about constant WordPress updates, administering your virtual private server or backing up your files. That’s our job. You just focus on your website and your business.
What is the difference between using DreamPress 2 and Shared Hosting?
Three words: VIRTUAL PRIVATE SERVERS! With DreamPress 2, all WordPress sites are hosted on its own isolated virtual private server. All MySQL databases are also hosted on an isolated virtual private server.
In addition, WordPress is automatically installed on every instance of DreamPress 2. On our shared hosting plan, WordPress can be installed through our 1-Click Install feature located in the DreamHost control panel.
BOOM! Take that shared hosting!
2.1 Million visits per month? Are you crazy?
We don't limit the visitors to your site, or have any overages for traffic. Many customers asked us for a direct comparison for our competitors’ offerings, so we took a look at the performance of DreamPress 2 using loader.io, an independent benchmarking tool. This estimate is based on 50-100 un-cached visitors per minute (averaging 3 page views each) on a basic WordPress install filled with content. Under most circumstances, your site will be able to sustain significantly higher traffic levels due to DreamPress 2's multi-level caching systems.
Is there only one DreamPress 2 plan?
Yes, at this time there is only one DreamPress 2 plan. Don’t worry though, we’re always working on improvements so additional plans may be available in the future.
How many sites can be hosted on DreamPress 2?
At this time, you can can only host one domain name per DreamPress 2 account. Need another instance of DreamPress 2 for another site? No problem. additional instances of DreamPress 2 can be ordered and managed through your DreamHost control panel.
Do you have any content restrictions?
As long as you aren’t doing anything illegal with your content then you’re good to go.