Jurong West data center

Jurong West data center

Host your site in Google Cloud Platform’s Jurong West data center for the fastest coverage throughout Southeast Asia.

Fully managed WordPress hosting

Fully managed

The MyKinsta dashboard is packed full easy to use features. Manage all of your sites from one convenient dashboard.

Speed

Built for speed

We use Nginx, LXD containers, PHP 7, and MariaDB on Google Cloud Platform to bring you lightning fast load times.

Secure hosting

Secure like Fort Knox

Active/passive security protocols, firewalls, GeoIP blocking, IP limiting and more to keep your site safe 24/7.

Free WordPress migrations

Daily backups

We use encrypted and highly secure ZFS-based snapshots to create automatic daily backups of your website.

Automatic backups

Free migrations

Sit back and relax while our engineers move your site to Kinsta. Preview and check it before it goes live.

WordPress hosting in Singapore

According to worldatlas.com Singapore is the richest economy in all of Southeast Asia. It’s a global commerce, finance, and transport hub. It has been named the “easiest place to do business,” by the World Bank, as well as the “best investment potential,” and “most technologically ready nation.” Such a fast moving and advanced ecosystem requires a WordPress hosting solution that can keep up.

According to Internet World Stats, there are more than 4.8 million internet users in Singapore. With a total population of just over 5.7 million, Singapore has an impressive internet penetration rate of 83.6% (in fact its one of Southeast Asia’s highest). An Akamai Q1 2017 survey shows that Singapore ranks 7th in the world in terms of average internet connection speeds of 20.3 Mb/s.

As reported by Tech in Asia, a whopping 64% of eCommerce traffic in the country came from mobile and grew to 74 percent by Q2 of 2017. Statista estimates that the total number of mobile internet users is excepted to reach over 4 million by 2022. Singapore’s eCommerce revenue will amount to $3.74 billion by the end 2018, and is expected to show annual growth rate of 10.1% resulting in $5.489 billion by 2022.

According to Google, testing shows 51% to 98% reductions in round-trip time (RTT) latency when serving customers in Singapore, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, and Bangkok, compared to hosting them in the previous closest locations: Taiwan or Tokyo.

From our speed tests, below is the average website latency (ping times) from the Jurong West data center to nearby regions:

  • 1.535 ms to Singapore
  • 68.171 ms to Tokyo, Japan
  • 50.161 ms to Taipei, Taiwan
  • 42.645 ms to Bengaluru, India

Google is also heavily investing in Asia Pacific infrastructure with it’s new submarine cables. The SJC project opened in 2013 and connects Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore. The Indigo project, opening in 2019, will connect Singapore, Indonesia, Perth, and Sydney.

Speed is one of the most important factors for user experience and thus conversions. Thanks to the cutting-edge technology we employ via Google Cloud Platform, PHP 7, LXD and others we are able to serve your Singapore based and international visitors with the speed they deserve.

If the majority of your website’s traffic is from Singapore, choose our Jurong West data center!

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WordPress community in Singapore

Some of the most popular sites in Singapore run on WordPress, such as onextrapixel.com, maketecheasier.com, alvinology.com, bagaholicboy.com, noobcook.com, pickeringpacific.com, asia361.com, aspirantsg.com, and lesterchan.net.

Singapore has very active local WordPress community and has been gaining a lot of traction in recent years. There are a lot of local Meetups happening on a regular basis. The Singapore WordPress Meetup Group now has over 1,200 members. The first Singapore WordCamp was hosted in 2011 and the most recent in 2017, which featured speakers from Automattic and other WordPress companies such as Human Made.

Singapore also contains many notable and award-winning agencies that offer WordPress design and development services; such as ChillyBin, SMMILE, Ambient, Ranosys Technologies, Our Little Company, and Lemonade IT Solutions.

How to achieve the best performance

Cutting-edge technology on the hardware and software side of hosting

Our developer and system administrator team have been working with WordPress for over eight years. We know it inside out, have written several plugins and custom themes for this great CMS in the past years and we’ve been actively involved in hosting WordPress on our machines for years.

We only use the latest versions of each software that we work with ensuring that you and your visitors can enjoy the best user experience and the fastest page load times in the industry.

For the tech-savvy, here’s our current stack: Nginx, LXD containers, MariaDB, and PHP 7. We also offer HTTP/2 support, SSH, WP-CLI and Git support for our accounts. We use SSD-only machines and our full-page caches are stored in memory to be able to deliver them in just a few milliseconds!

PHP 7
LXD
Google Cloud Platform

Turbocharge content delivery with Singapore CDN

Kinsta has partnered up with KeyCDN, a premium HTTP/2 content delivery network (CDN), to turbocharge your content around the globe. We include free bandwidth across all of our plans. When enabled, your content will be delivered and cached from their 33 POPs, this includes all regions: North America, Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, and Australia!

The network features a POP in Singapore, as well as six other POPs strategically placed across Asia. These provide high throughput and low latency throughout all of Southeast Asia, as well as surrounding regions.

Comply with data privacy regulations

Kinsta takes data privacy seriously and utilizes Google Cloud Platform's encryption at rest. We allow you and your clients to comply with privacy regulations that require data reside in a specific country or region. Rest assured, if you choose the Jurong West data center, no data is ever hosted outside of the Singapore. By design, any add-ons or features that do transmit data outside of the country are optional and not enabled by default.

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