For those who know for a fact that they will be using WordPress to build their site, WordPress Specialized Hosting is the way to go. These companies are a breed of hosting companies that specialize in managing WordPress for their customers.
Because their servers are optimized for WordPress, they are many times faster they other servers. They do charge more for the service, but because it is so highly customized for WordPress, you get what you pay for.
Our experience has been faster page loading times, better security and search engine ranking improvements. If you know that you want your site to have WordPress as it’s main platform, we highly suggest a WordPress specialized hosting company.