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Hello friends, are you looking for the best WordPress CDN services? Good, because It helps in a various ways to improve your page speed and google ranking.
Let’s start with, WHAT IS CDN ?
A Content Delivery Network refers to a geographically distributed group of servers which works together to provide fast delivery of internet content.
In simple, If your hosting provider data center is in US and someone opens your website in US then it loads fast.
But, if somebody opens the same content from any other country then it takes time to load as comparison to US.
CDN’s have a lot of data centers all over the world. So that if someone open your content from any side of the world, it opens quickly. Because CDN provide them the content from their nearest data center.
That’s how Content Delivery Network (CDN) Works.
For more information, see my guide What Is CDN Content Delivery Network and Its Use.
5 BEST WORDPRESS CDN SERVICES
MAX CDN (Max CDN is now StackPath)
After merging with StackPath, it is overall the best CDN service in the market. MAX CDN is reputable Content Delivery Network that will speed up your website and reduce server load.
The best part is, It is easy to install MAX CDN and their 24/7 customer support (Phone, Chat and Email).
And It works awesome with popular WordPress caching plugins like W3 Total Cache and WP Super Cache.
- GZIP Compression
- SSL Certificate
- Custom Rules
- Full API
- Real time reporting
Pricing starts from $10 per month.
I think everyone knows CloudFlare due to their free CDN Services. It’s easy to install but keep in mind that their free plan includes limited DDos protection.
If you want full DDoS protection and all of the other features, then CloudFlare has some premium plans which I mention below.
Features(for free plan) :
- Under attack mode
- Auto minify (for cache files)
- Always online
- Page Rules (only 3 allowed)
- SSL Certificate
Always online is one of the good feature they have. Whenever your website server goes down for maintenance or through some error, this feature allows you to login to your dashboard.
Pro – $20 per month (Per Domain)
Business – $200 per month (Per Domain)
KEYCDN is another good option if your audience mainly comes from Asia, Europe and North America.
It’s very easy to set up KEYCDN on your WordPress or any other platform.
The best thing I love most is their pay as you go option, that means you can pay for what you use. You don’t need to pay monthly.
- Free and Custom SSL Certificate
- DDoS Protection
- SSD Servers
- 24/7 Support
Pricing starts from $0.05 to $40 per year.
Rackspace is good CDN Service for enterprise levels (for larger websites). Their infrastructure based on cloud computing.
If you want Cloud Computing at the enterprise level, then Rackspace is best for you.
However, the setup is not easy(or I can say complicated) and they don’t provide DDoS protection. You need to use Cloudflare for that.
- for enterprise level (for larger websites)
- Cloud based infrastructure
Pricing starts from $0.16 per month.
Another good CDN Service for WordPress which securely delivers Videos, data, APIs and applications.
This CDN is good for those who uses a lot of video contents, who wanted to build live video streaming websites.
Cloudfront is also not for newbies. Yes, it works with WordPress but you will need to learn a lot. However, Amazon web services offers free and paid both.
- Static Asset Caching
- Live and real time video streaming
- Pay as you go option
- Offers free service for 12 months
Pricing depends on the actual usage of the service in below areas :
- Data transfer out (internet/Origin)
- HTTP/HTTPS requests
- Invalidation Requests
- Field level encryption requests
- Dedicated IP custom SSL Certificates associated with a Cloudfront distribution.
All of the above are best Wordpress CDN services and if you know about any other CDN service which I need to include, then don’t hesitate to comment.
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