Key Differences Between Kinsta and GoDaddy

In the event that you’re searching for a GoDaddy alternative for your WordPress hosting, Kinsta has the perfect solution.

Optimized Servers

  • Kinsta has 34 data centers across the globe and GoDaddy has only 9.
  • Kinsta works with Google Cloud’s premium global tier network. 
  • Kinsta performs weekly automatic MySQL database optimization on all your sites to ensure better performance.
  • Unlike GoDaddy, all Kinsta plans include a free Content Delivery Network (CDN) with 200+ PoPs and free premium DNS.  

Expert Support

  • Kinsta is not a general host, they work only with WordPress, and Kinsta has WordPress experts. 
  • You will get free, human-performed website migrations on all Kinsta plans. GoDaddy only offers a auto-migrate feature, or customers pay $99.99 for what they call expert service. 
  •  Kinsta provides a WordPress-specific dashboard. GoDaddy uses cPanel for Linux plans, and Plesk for Windows-based plans.  

Highly Secure

  • All Kinsta plans come with Google Cloud Firewall. 
  • There is a Cloudflare SSL certificate offered for free on every Kinsta plan. 
  • Kinsta provides a free hack-fix guarantee. You get access to a 30-day money-back guarantee. 
  • Kinsta provides a site-healing feature, and they monitor all websites 720 times per day. 
  • There is reverse proxy support on all Kinsta plans. 

Try it out for yourself with the free MyKinsta dashboard demo. Register your account to see the user-friendly interface and explore all the various tools.