Some big news hit recently about Automattic’s investment in WP Engine, a fully managed WordPress-specific hosting provider. So often, we’re caught up between just the blogging service WordPress.com or installing WordPress on any hosting provider, that it’s easy to forget that there are hosting providers like WP Engine and Page.ly which combine the best of both worlds.
This raises an interesting question for today. How do you host your WordPress blog? Do you use a straight blogging service like WordPress.com, a WordPress-specific managed hosting provider like WP Engine, did you install WordPress yourself on a general hosting provider, or do you manage your own server?