Enjoy fully managed Open Source Social Network 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 Go with KnownHost?

When we started out in the hosting industry more than a decade ago, our goal was to make every aspect of our hosting environment the best it could possibly be – so that’s what we did. From the routing and networking hardware we use, through to our multiple, high-speed backbone internet connections, we put your Open Source Social Networking hosting on a bedrock of the best technology available. And, underlying everything, is our world-class, USA-based support team that are available 24/7, 365 days a year.

For you, the result is unbeatable 99.99%+ average uptime, blazing-fast delivery speeds for your social network and peace of mind that you have the help you need, whenever you need it. We deliver high-performance application hosting plans that can handle the strain of big visitor numbers with ease – and deliver the performance metrics that search engines like and rank accordingly.

Geolocated Datacenter Options for Targeted Hosting

We’re dedicated to helping you make your Open Source Social Network hosting as convenient and targeted as possible, so we give you a choice of two USA-based datacenters and our EU datacenter. Choose the location and the time zone that’s right for your audience and that’s where we’ll base your hosting plan.

30-Day Money Back Guarantee

Almost every plan on the KnownHost platform comes with a full, 30-day money back guarantee. If you’re not sure your hosting plan is the working out, just let us know you want your money back and you’ll get it without any hassles.

Free Security Hardening & Optimization Service

We like to ensure every new customer to KnownHost is as secure and protected from threats as possible. That’s why we undertake a completely free sweep of your application and system components at the point of set up. Our team will lock things down, eliminate any potential compromises and leave you with a fully-secured hosting account.

Instant Domain Provisioning for Quick, Agile Site Growth

Growing your online presence is quick and simple with KnownHost, because we offer instant domain provisioning as-standard. When you register a new domain, it’ll take no more than a couple of seconds before it’s ready to take incoming requests and start adding to your bottom line.

Premium SSL Certificates Available Upon Request

As your social network grows and you require additional SSL coverage, we can provide premium SSL certificates from trusted providers RapidSSL, Comodo and GeoTrust. You get all the benefits of premium SSL – on-site credibility and much-enhanced security – and getting them is quick and easy.

Full, Hands-Off DNS Configuration Support

Whenever you need to migrate – whether it’s to KnownHost, or from one of our hosting plans to another – we offer total DNS config support. Our USA-based team can handle everything, ensuring that your Open Source Social Network DNS is correctly set up and keeping downtime to a bare minimum.


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When you’re looking to host a social network, we understand that, over time, your resource requirements are going to change and grow. That’s why we offer in-plan upgrades for things like package upgrades and PHP oPCache – so you can meet the demands of your Open Source Social Network audience as the need arises. And, if that’s not enough, you get fully-supported services if you need to transition to another hosting plan on the KnownHost platform. Our team will handle the migration process, DNS config, database setup and more. Moreover, we can provide resources like free AutoSSL and KernelCare so you can cut down on maintenance tasks and fully focus on running your social network.

What KnownHost Provides:

  • Instant Setup Service Available on Request
  • Centralized, Convenient Hosting Account & Domain Management Portal
  • Free WhoIs Privacy with Domain Registration
  • Up to 50% Off Long-Term Shared Hosting

+ Three Full-Scope, Secured Backups!

+ 5-Minute Support Response Times!

+ Free Apache SpamAssassin & ClamAV Security!

Instant App Access with Free Softaculous

Softaculous comes pre-installed and pre-configured with your Open Source Social Network hosting, with more than 400 apps available. And getting them is easy. With just one-click, you can install eCommerce apps, blogging tools, ad management software and much more. Whatever tools you need to say on top of your social network and online business, Softaculous has them.

Additional, Premium Security Options

If you want the best possible security setup, KnownHost offers premium security in the form of Imunify360. Imunify360 offers further proactive defense server-side threats such as compromise, attacks and malware. Let our team know you want additional security and we’ll add it to your hosting account.

Outstanding Affiliate Income

Thanks to our low customer turnover numbers and stellar satisfaction scores, KnownHost offers substantial and consistent affiliate income. We’re always happy when one of our customers brings someone new to the KnownHost platform and we’ll reimburse you accordingly. Get in touch and see how much you could earn.

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Dedicated SSD Cloud
Storage ›

With our Social Network hosting plans, your resources are yours and never shared with another customer. The high-spec SSD, Cloud-based storage you receive is 100% dedicated to your Open Source Social Network, giving you the best possible delivery speeds and industry-leading performance on which you can rely.

LiteSpeed Optimized As-Standard for Enhanced Delivery Speeds ›

Getting ahead of the competition is easy with KnownHost. In fact, it’s a standard part of your Social Network hosting account – because we include pre-installed, pre-configured LiteSpeed for free. A high-performance software made to boost delivery speeds, LiteSpeed ensures superior social network response times for your audience and a seamless user experience.

Your Social Network Hosting Choices ›

Go for the Basic Shared plan for your Open Source Social Network hosting and you’ll benefit from 5 GB SSD Cloud storage, 1 domain hosted, alongside 5 email accounts and Unlimited premium bandwidth – for a first-term price of just $3.47 a month. Move up to the Professional Shared plan and – for $9.97 a month – you’ll get completely uncapped SSD Cloud storage, domains hosted, email accounts and premium bandwidth.

SSL Certificates ›

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of learning or industry insight resources does KnownHost offer?

KnownHost has a raft of learning resources – with new content published regularly – on our wiki and blog, through to threaded discussions on our huge, friendly forums. We talk about the things that matter to our customers, like marketing, hosting, business and much more, and it’s all yours to access whenever you want.

I’ll need help for database setup and other tasks – can KnownHost provide support for this?

Our professional services team can undertake full install, config and optimization for your chosen database – covering MySQL and MariaDB. We’ll set up your database just the way you like it, ensuring everything is secure and ready to go.

With my previous hosting company, I found that the quality of support wasn’t very good. How do you ensure your support team are up to the task?

When we recruit new team members, we ensure they come with the expertise and the experience that meets our high standards. Then we provide regular, ongoing training to ensure our support team have the most up-to-date, comprehensive skillsets possible.

What’s the best way for me to meet and interact with others on the KnownHost platform?

You can meet and network with others from your industry – and thousands of other KnownHost customers – on our huge, engaged forums and via our social media channels. You’ll find business owners, advertisers, marketers, bloggers and more in our community, as well as KnownHost staff dropping into conversations and adding knowledge.