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Media Temple Review - Expensive But Advanced Web Hosting

Last Updated On Sunday, Apr 9, 2023 | Written By - Mudit Jain

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Media Temple Review - Expensive But Advanced Web Hosting

Today we are going to one of the oldest web hosting Media Temple it founded in 1998 since then it host more than 1.5 million websites in 100 different countires.

Over 125,000 people and businesses rely on their simple tools for web hosting, one-click WordPress installs, virtual servers, domain registration, business applications, and other cloud services. From everyday people to top bloggers, creative professionals, and businesses small and large, they make it easy for anyone to have an effective, engaging Internet presence.

Media Temple provides wide range of hosting solutions starting from shared hosting, managed wordpress hosting, VPS hosting, dedicated hosting, cloud hosting with 24/7/365 customer support.

Media Temple Products/Services Overview :-

Shared Web Hosting

Media Temple shared web hosting is very unique they use Grid technology to deliver maximum power and performance to sever which in turn gives the best hosting experience to your website with great uptime and fast loading speed.

Media Temple hosting supports many applications like WordPress, Drupal, ZenCart and any of 20 popular managed apps. Media Temple also uses SiteLock technology to scan malware and auto-cleaning of malicious code as soon as it's detected on daily basis.

Media Temple include TrueSpeed CDN which uses intelligent caching, content optimization, and a global network of secure data centers to make your sites load faster than ever.

Currently Media Temple shared hosting provide 3 plans Personal ($20/mo), Pro ($30/mo) and Agency ($150/mo).

Media Temple Review - Expensive But Advanced Web Hosting

WordPress Hosting

Media Temple manage wordpress hosting gives ultimate power to your wordpress website by utilizing specialized hardware and software including ultra-fast SSD storage, redundant load balancing and four levels of caching features.

With Media Temple wordpress hosting you get some of the best features like site staging & cloning where every site gets two staging environments which lets you preview and test your content before you put it online so that you will have no regrets after, developer tools where you can control Git version, WP-CLI, SSH/SFTP and access phpMyAdmin.

They also give automatic core updates where you system security and features will updated automatically and 30-day backup and restore so that if anything goes wrong with your website you can always restore back safely.

Media Temple Review - Expensive But Advanced Web Hosting

What's Good About Media Temple :-


Media Temple guarantees 99.999% of uptime on all of their DV products which include VPS Hosting (DV and DV-Developer), Managed Hosting, and Dedicated Server plans. If it does not happen they fill give you 20% of your monthly hosting fee back for each 20 minutes of downtime that month.

Fast Speed

Media Temple grid system make your website blazing fast and they also uses SSD storage and TrueSpeed CDN technology which cache your website content so that your visitors spend less time in website loading and more time in website surfing.


Media Temple provides many additional services like Cloudtech security, Truespeed CDN, some most popular Google Apps, SSl Certificates and much more to make your website even better.


Media Temple uses SiteLock's patented SMART technology which scans your website daily and remove any kind of malware and mailicious code if found in your website. They also use SiteLock's web application firewall for an extra layer of security against application vulnerabilities.

Big Brand

Media Temple is trusted by some of the biggest brands like jQuery, Adobe, OBEY, Samsung, AIGA and many more and it is now owned by Godaddy which is one of the biggest brand in web hosting.

Excellent Customer Support

Media Temple support is very quick and friendly and available for you 24/7/365 they also provides tutorials for almost every task so that you don't face any problem.

What's Bad About Media Temple :-

Very Expensive Price

Media Temple is for sure very expensive than other shared hosting websites most web hosting give you shared hosting in around $3.90 but in Media Temple you get shared hosting basic plan for $20/mo which is very expensive.

Control Panel

Media Temple does not provide any popular control panel instead they provide their own custom control panel which is good but need sometime to operate for beginners.

No free site migration

Free site migration is a must have features for every web hosting provider so that they can transfer their existing website to other host without any further cost but this is not in the case of Media Temple you have to pay them around $150/website to move your website from your older host to Media Temple.

Final Verdict About Media Temple :-

No we do not recommend Media Temple just because of its expensive price if you put price aside we do not find any serious problems with Media Temple if anyone can afford that much expensive web hosting go for it.