Enjoy fully managed Elkarte hosting choices that combine world-class support and outstanding hardware – with 99.99%+ uptime.

Shared Hosting


Now as low as


per month

Originally $8.95/mo

  • 1 Domain
  • 5 GB Cloud Storage
  • 5 Email Accounts
  • 2 MySQL Databases
  • Unlimited Premium Bandwidth
  • LiteSpeed Included
  • Free SSL Certificates
  • Patchman Optional
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Shared Hosting


Now as low as


per month

Originally $12.95/mo

  • 5 Domain
  • 20 GB Cloud Storage
  • 25 Email Accounts
  • 5 MySQL Databases
  • Unlimited Premium Bandwidth
  • LiteSpeed Included
  • Free SSL Certificates
  • Patchman Optional
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Shared Hosting


Now as low as


per month

Originally $19.95/mo

  • Unlimited Domain
  • Unlimited Cloud Storage
  • Unlimited Email Accounts
  • Unlimited MySQL Databases
  • Unlimited Premium Bandwidth
  • LiteSpeed Included
  • Free SSL Certificates
  • Patchman Optional
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New Package Special

Act now to get up to 50% off your purchase, no coupon necessary!

* Prices reflect three year term commitment.

Why Choose KnownHost?

We’ve grown into one of the most well-respected hosting providers out there because we take care of everything when it comes to your ElkArte hosting. And we don’t just mean the free setup and migration services you get when you join our platform, we’re talking about ongoing, comprehensive server management support. Our world-class, expert support team takes care of things like DNS configuration and database setup – to your specifications – so you can just jump right in to your new affordable application hosting account and get to work. Everything we do is about giving you the top-tier hosting resources and support you need to grow and excel. And the same hands-off, fully-managed philosophy applies when it comes time to transition to another hosting plan on our platform, because we’re here to make things quick and easy for you.

Free cPanel As-Standard

Our Shared Cloud ElkArte hosting plans come with cPanel pre-installed and pre-configured – at no cost to you. You get the world’s most popular control panel to oversee your online business, and we offer all the support you need in case anything should ever go wrong.

Quick-Response, Blame-Free Support

KnownHost’s goal is to answer support requests within 5 minutes, because we like to keep any downtime or disruption to your business down to a minimum. And we won’t ever play the blame game when it comes to technical issues because we know mistakes happen. Our support team will just get to work and fix whatever issue you might have.

100% SSD Storage for Ultra-Fast Delivery Speeds

We don’t use HDDs here, because we know our high-spec SSDs outperform them in every area. For your ElkArte forum hosting, that translates to super-fast delivery speeds and a top-tier user experience for your customers. And those superior delivery speeds mean real boosts to your search engine rankings.

Geolocated Datacenter Options for Targeted Hosting

We have datacenters in the USA and the EU, so you can choose the best, most efficient location for your ElkArte hosting plan. Our USA options covers 2 time zones, while our EU datacenter is situated in the Netherlands. Tell us which location is ideal for the best delivery of your business site and forums and we’ll make it happen.

A Hosting History You Can Trust

KnownHost comes with a decade-plus of hosting history, with proven success and results for our customers. When you choose us, you’re getting a dedicated, industry-leading hosting provider – one that you can trust to deliver on everything promised.

Free Softaculous for Instant App Access

Shared Cloud ElkArte hosting comes with free Softaculous – pre-installed and set up for you. This gives you one-click access to more than 400 useful, powerful apps for things like eCommerce, ad and social media management and much more. Just find the app you want, install and go – it’s that easy.


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If you search review sites across the internet, you’ll find glowing feedback from thousands of satisfied KnownHost customers. The reason so many of our customers love what we do is because we deliver the best results for their business. Because we power every hosting plan with the best available storage, routing and networking, KnownHost clients benefit from performance that search engines notice and rank accordingly. And the ultimate result? A much-increased flow of motivated, targeted visitors to your site and boosted conversions. Everything we do is geared towards helping your business grow, with things like instant domain provisioning and premium SSL certificates on offer so you have the agility to do what you need to, when you need to do it.

What KnownHost Provides:

  • Instant Setup Service Upon Request
  • 3 Rolling, Full-Scope Snapshot Backups Always Available
  • Cutting-Edge, Ultra-Fast Networking Hardware
  • Multiple, High-Speed Backbone Internet Connections

+ 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed!

+ Long-Term Prepayment Discounts of up to 50% on Shared and Reseller!

+ A Huge, Engaged & Friendly Online Community!

Premium Security Software Options

If you want enhanced security, we offer Imunify360 for your ElkArte hosting. Imunify360 eliminates malware and safeguards your server against things like compromise and attack. Just ask for either and we’ll get them installed and set up on your account.

Free WhoIs Privacy with Domain Registration

Offering protection for personal details, reducing spam and adding an extra layer of security for your domain and website, WhoIs Privacy is yours for free when you register a domain with KnownHost.

Free AutoSSL Available for Pain-Free Certificate Management

If you want hassle-free, automated SSL certificate updates, KnownHost can provide free AutoSSL for the task. That means no gaps in site coverage, no unforeseen downtime and an online business that visitors know they can trust.

Your KnownHost Shared Cloud Hosting Plans

LiteSpeed Optimized for Competition-Beating
Results ›

Your Shared Cloud hosting comes with high-performance LiteSpeed software pre-installed and deployed. The result is massively boosted delivery speeds that benefit your audience – and that get the right kind of attention from search engines and rank accordingly.

30-Day Money
Back Guarantee ›

You’re not locked in to a hosting plan with KnownHost, because we provide a full, 30-day money back guarantee. There aren’t any catches or hidden clauses – if you want your money back, that’s what you’ll get.

Your Shared Cloud ElkArte Hosting Options ›

Choose the Basic Shared Hosting for your ElkArte hosting and your forums will benefit from 5 GB SSD Cloud storage, 1 domains hosted, with Unlimited premium bandwidth – for a monthly price of just $3.47. Move up to the Professional Shared and – for $9.97 a month – we’ll give you unlimited resources – SSD Cloud storage, email accounts, domains hosted and premium bandwidth.

SSL Certificates ›

Front-line protection for your website - a premium SSL cert is a must.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will a Shared Cloud hosting plan be powerful enough for my ElkArte forum hosting requirements?

Our Shared Cloud plans run on a foundation of all-SSD storage and the best networking and routing hardware available in the industry. Even though it’s an affordable hosting option, our Shared Cloud hosting still brings amazing uptime and super-fast delivery speeds to your ElkArte hosting. And, if you ever outgrow your current plan, transitioning to another plan is easy with our hands-off, fully-managed services.

I know you make and store backups of my system – but how do you ensure that they’re safe?

All backups we make are stored on a secure, partitioned server. We know your backups are vitally important, so we ensure they’re always safe and always ready to go when you need them.

Does your support really cover everything? Will I get help if, for example, something goes wrong with Softaculous?

When we say we provide full support – we mean it. Whatever issues you might have, whether it’s with Softaculous, your database or anything else, we’re here to help 245/7, 365 days a year.

What database types can KnownHost provide support for?

We offer full installation, configuration and optimization services for MySQL & MariaDB.