SiteGround launched a brand new managed Easy Digital Downloads (EDD) hosting product right this moment, the primary of its form amongst WordPress hosts. The corporate at the moment powers greater than 2,800,000 domains and is focusing on small companies and digital product creators with new plans that make it simple to onboard new EDD retailer homeowners.
Plans vary from $2.99/mo. (1 web site) to $7.99/mo. (Limitless Web sites, 40GB net area, 400k visits month-to-month). The plans are priced identically to SiteGround’s managed WordPress internet hosting plans, however they’re pre-loaded with EDD, a free EDD theme (Vendd), All in One search engine optimisation plugin, MonsterInsights, the WPForms plugin, and OptinMonster. SiteGround is aiming to flatten out the training curve related to launching a digital product retailer by weaving all these plugins along with a guided onboarding tour.
One 12 months in the past, Superior Motive acquired Sandhills Development, the creators of EDD, together with the corporate’s different WordPress services and products. Superior Motive studies that over 50,000 web site homeowners are utilizing EDD to promote eBooks, digital artwork, music, PDFs, software program licenses, and different digital merchandise. The brand new EDD managed internet hosting is the results of a partnership between SiteGround and Superior Motive.
“There’s a rising demand for eCommerce internet hosting optimized for digital creators,” SiteGround CEO Tenko Nikolov stated. “We’re excited to associate with Straightforward Digital Downloads to supply best-in-class internet hosting expertise, so creators can deal with rising their enterprise with confidence with out worrying in regards to the technical aspect.”