Pantheon

WebOps platform for agile marketing and development teams

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Pantheon Overview

What is Pantheon?

Pantheon is a cloud-based agile development platform which provides a range of solutions including automated agile workflows, WebOps tools, and security features, plus hosting for Drupal and WordPress sites. The platform is aimed at both marketing and development teams, and enables agility and rapid iteration.

With Pantheon’s professional developer tools, users can integrate with a variety of tools including GitHub, CircleCI, Slack, and JIRA. Both version control and direct development are supported, and an integrated Git repository enables all changes made in a development environment to be turned into git commits. Pantheon’s command line interface, Terminus, allows users to automate processes through scripts, skipping the dashboard UI. With Terminus, users can script and automate repetitive tasks, such as security updates, across multiple sites.

Pantheon offers a range of website security features, including container-based cloud infrastructure, immutable code, DDoS protection, managed HTTPS, secure integrations, and disaster recovery. Application, server and network, resources are proactively monitored. Role-based access permissions and SAML integration support serve to ensure website security. Pantheon also offers manual and automated backups with transfer and at-rest 256-bit AES encryption.

Pantheon Overview

Pricing

Starting from
US$29,00/month

Pricing options

Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Basic: starting at $29/month, prepaid annually.
Performance: starting at $114/month, prepaid annually.


Pantheon Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
United States, Canada
Supported Languages
English

Media

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Pantheon Reviews

Pantheon Reviews

Overall rating
4,8
/
5
Excellent
8

Very good
0

Average
1

Poor
0

Terrible
0

Value for Money
4,1
Features
4,8
Ease of Use
4,8
Customer Support
4,6
89% recommended this app
Rob W.

Recommended for ALL WordPress and Drupal site owners

The main business problems Pantheon solves are that, internally, our team can rapidly spin up WordPress sites and get right to work on client requirements. Externally, from the client's perspective, the money they pay us goes right into their site needs, plus they get a fast, secure website that can handle a lot of traffic and store a lot of media, even with just the "Basic" plan. They don't have to pay extra for things that shouldn't be add-on options, but standard, like a CDN or HTTPS. You wouldn't buy a car with a mo-ped engine or no door locks. Why would you buy a hosting plan that is slow and doesn't keep the bad guys out?


Jason P.

Love Pantheon product & company, and would highly recommend!

We're able to start getting into automated testing, which is something we weren't able to do with Acquia.


Verified Reviewer

Fantastic Platform for Drupal Developers and Owners

Very nice, intuitive, and easy to get started. You can setup your first project in seconds. Great not only as a hosting solution for production websites but also as an educational / training platform for web developers learning Drupal / WordPress.


Zahra H.

Great for dev, test and live

Pantheon didn't fail us one bit. It was WP end to end and we loved it. Later they started drupal as well. We still miss the multidev as kinsta doesnt have it. Multidev helped us stay away from many issues from the start and yes... ruined our habit along the way.


Lisa D.

Pantheon Hosting

Overall, we have have had a great experience with Pantheon. Pantheon is responsive, their tools are intuitive and they are great about communicating any issues that they may have and keeping us posted on resolutions. We have had no down-time since we moved to Pantheon.


Rob W.
Industry: Information Technology & Services
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Recommended for ALL WordPress and Drupal site owners

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2019/08/16
Review Source: Capterra

The main business problems Pantheon solves are that, internally, our team can rapidly spin up WordPress sites and get right to work on client requirements. Externally, from the client's perspective, the money they pay us goes right into their site needs, plus they get a fast, secure website that can handle a lot of traffic and store a lot of media, even with just the "Basic" plan. They don't have to pay extra for things that shouldn't be add-on options, but standard, like a CDN or HTTPS. You wouldn't buy a car with a mo-ped engine or no door locks. Why would you buy a hosting plan that is slow and doesn't keep the bad guys out?

Pros

I love how it's built from the ground up to be secure and high-performing as well as having a workflow that enables me to spend less time on DevOps and more time delivering high-value business requirements to clients.

Cons

At first, I hated the fact that I couldn't install plugins and themes directly on the Live environment. Pantheon has also published numerous workarounds for various plugins that want to write to the Live environment's directories.

But after getting used to this reality, I realized that such a strict web hosting environment security protocol results in two benefits: 1) it has resulted in _not one_ Pantheon-hosted website in my portfolio ever being hacked and 2) it helps me weed out the non-secure plugins and themes that don't follow best practices on security.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Jason P.
Industry: Publishing
Company size: 11-50 Employees

Love Pantheon product & company, and would highly recommend!

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 2019/08/14
Review Source: Capterra

We're able to start getting into automated testing, which is something we weren't able to do with Acquia.

Pros

I love the DevOps nature of the product. Every site and environment is set up in containers and easy to duplicate.

I love their terminus program, which makes it easy to script up various things, like making backups, duplicating environments, clearing caches, and operating drush on any site/environment.

I love their technical support and every employee I have worked with. They are super-friendly, love their job, and want you to succeed.

Cons

The learning curve coming from another provider. We had to change the way we organized and committed our code. But once that was done, it has actually made it easier for us to jump into new functionality and sites.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Verified Reviewer
Industry: Internet
Company size: 51-200 Employees

Fantastic Platform for Drupal Developers and Owners

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2019/09/09
Review Source: Capterra

Very nice, intuitive, and easy to get started. You can setup your first project in seconds. Great not only as a hosting solution for production websites but also as an educational / training platform for web developers learning Drupal / WordPress.

Pros

Pantheon is easy to use and setup your first site on. It has good integration with popular Git platforms and its own Git. Multidev environments help to demo features easily and really benefit the QA and development workflow.

Cons

As any cloud hosting it has certain limitations due to its cloud nature.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Zahra H.
Industry: Writing & Editing
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Great for dev, test and live

Used Other for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2019/12/05
Review Source: Capterra

Pantheon didn't fail us one bit. It was WP end to end and we loved it. Later they started drupal as well. We still miss the multidev as kinsta doesnt have it. Multidev helped us stay away from many issues from the start and yes... ruined our habit along the way.

Pros

Multidev. Without a doubt, the multidev was a feature i loved the most. We don't use pantheon anymore but its our first go-to choice when recommending others

Cons

Pricing. It became very expensive to maintain our sites on pantheon. We moved to kinsta, because it was cheaper for us.

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Ease of Use
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Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Lisa D.
Industry: Higher Education
Company size: 501-1 000 Employees

Pantheon Hosting

Used Weekly for 1+ year
Reviewed on 2019/09/05
Review Source: Capterra

Overall, we have have had a great experience with Pantheon. Pantheon is responsive, their tools are intuitive and they are great about communicating any issues that they may have and keeping us posted on resolutions. We have had no down-time since we moved to Pantheon.

Pros

Pantheon is has wonderful UI that is easy to use. I love the the development, test and live environments and how easy it is to moving code from one to the other. The automatic backups are also great and can be a life-saver when in a jam. Pantheon support threads and help are also exceptional. I've only had to contact the pantheon on chat once. They were quick to respond and pointed me in the right direction.

Cons

The only drawback I have found is some Drupal modules do not work well on Pantheon due to Pantheon's security settings. For example, exporting Drupal Webform results to CSV will not work without a patch. Pantheon is aware of the issue, and points to a user patch that does help. That said, I would rather have good security than ask Pantheon to bend its security rules for a Drupal module.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

User recommendation
8,7/10
Based on 9 user ratings
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Pantheon Pricing

Pantheon Pricing

Starting from
US$29,00/month
Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Basic: starting at $29/month, prepaid annually.
Performance: starting at $114/month, prepaid annually.

Basic: starting at $29/month, prepaid annually.
Performance: starting at $114/month, prepaid annually.

Value for Money
4,1/5
Based on 9 user ratings
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Pantheon Features

Pantheon Features

API
Activity Dashboard
Automatic Notifications
Content Management
Customizable Branding
Customizable Templates
Data Import/Export
Drag & Drop Interface
Electronic Payments
Inventory Management
Order Management
Product Catalog
Reporting & Statistics
SEO Management
Search Functionality
Social Media Integration
Template Management
Third Party Integration
Website Management
eCommerce Management
Features
4,8/5
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Additional information for Pantheon

Additional information for Pantheon

Key features of Pantheon

  • Archiving & Retention
  • Assessment Management
  • Campaign Management
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Customizable Templates
  • Dashboard
  • Event Logs
  • Full Text Search
  • Maintenance Scheduling
  • Performance Metrics
  • Portfolio Management
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Release Management
  • SEO Management
  • Student Portal
  • Transaction Monitoring
  • Version Control
  • Website Management
  • Workflow Management

Pantheon FAQs

Pantheon FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Pantheon.

Q. What type of pricing plans does Pantheon offer?

Pantheon offers the following pricing plans:

Starting from: US$29,00/month

Pricing model: Free, Subscription

Free Trial: Available

Basic: starting at $29/month, prepaid annually. Performance: starting at $114/month, prepaid annually.

Q. What are the main features of Pantheon?

Pantheon offers the following features:

  • Archiving & Retention
  • Assessment Management
  • Campaign Management
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Customizable Templates
  • Dashboard
  • Event Logs
  • Full Text Search
  • Maintenance Scheduling
  • Performance Metrics
  • Portfolio Management
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Release Management
  • SEO Management
  • Student Portal
  • Transaction Monitoring
  • Version Control
  • Website Management
  • Workflow Management

Q. Who are the typical users of Pantheon?

Pantheon has the following typical customers:

Small Business, Large Enterprises, Freelancers, Mid Size Business

Q. What languages does Pantheon support?

Pantheon supports the following languages:

English

Q. What type of pricing plans does Pantheon offer?

Pantheon has the following pricing plans:

Free, Subscription

Q. Does Pantheon support mobile devices?

We do not have any information about what devices Pantheon supports

Q. What other apps does Pantheon integrate with?

Pantheon integrates with the following applications:

Asana, Bitbucket, CircleCI, GitHub, Jira, New Relic, Pingdom, Pivotal Tracker, Slack, Trello

Q. What level of support does Pantheon offer?

Pantheon offers the following support options:

Online Support, Knowledge Base, Video Tutorials, FAQs