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  • 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.

Fully Managed Shared Hosting

Completely different than our competitors shared web hosting, where accounts compete for resources and all operate from the same IP address (bad for SEO and bad for email marketing) - we've reinvented shared hosting the way it should be. KnownHost managed shared hosting means every account gets dedicated resources exclusively for their use, separate IPv6 addresses for a big marketing advantage and the finest server admin team assembled anywhere.

The perfect combination of free bundled features and high performance hardware, all of which are fully managed by our USA technical team. Enjoy FREE backups, migrations and Softaculous 1-click installer - all standard.

We've built an ultra-high performance cloud infrastructure and placed our managed shared hosting squarely on top of it. That's right - we've created a redundant cloud infrastructure and built our shared hosting environments on top of that. You get the peace of mind that comes with failover, backups, and hundreds of plan-rather-than-fail advantages. Enjoy!

Need Shared Hosting You Can Count On? We Average 99.99+% Network Uptime!

Industry Leader Raising the bar, KnownHost has verifiable proof of the best industry uptime anywhere, and does that year in and year out even with low-cost plan options. Using outstanding hardware and networking components is just a couple of the ways we assure you of maximum uptime, year round.

Want Easy, Automated Backups? We Set Them Up!

Fully automated backup systems snapshot your installation, store off-server in case of disaster and can be deployed whenever they're required. We include backups as standard, because who on earth would want to have a website that didn't include backup protection. We try to think of everything, take care of it in advance, and include it at no additional charge - backups included.

Want a Fully Managed Server with Expert Support? You Got It! 24/7/365 - The Best

Our USA based admin and support teams are knowledgeable and highly trained to take care of your servers 24x7x365. Our technicians respond to queries within 10 minutes and without passing you from department to department in order to resolve your issues. We're proud of the excellent ratings our team receives and commit the resources to deliver on our promise to you, all day, every day.

What About a Satisfaction Guarantee? Ours is a 30 Day money back guarantee!

We're so sure you'll love our premium network, premium hardware and highly skilled staff, that we offer a satisfaction guarantee - for all new customers. We would however appreciate the opportunity to resolve anything you're confronted with, so please give us a shout if any roadblocks get in your way - we're here to help - it's our job!

Enjoy Easy One Click Installing of Software? We Include Softaculous!

With Softaculous, you can deploy a blog, forum, or any other customized site, with the convenience of a single click. You can also keep them updated to avoid hack attempts with a one click upgrade as well. Softaculous makes it easy to deploy, maintain, and enjoy your platform without all the technical details of a manual installation.

How Quickly Do You Want to Start? Setup is Instant & Includes Free Migration!

Our migrations are painless and often take place with zero downtime, as our shared hosting support staff takes care of the technical details for you. PLUS get standard migrations 100% FREE of charge! Not currently on a standard panel? That’s okay! Let our team know and we'll put together a plan that minimizes your downtime and maximizes your user satisfaction - all at a schedule to suit you.


LiteSpeed Performance
Backed by cPanel Control Panel

We provide an easy to use management interface for your account backed by the industry leading control panel, cPanel. This management interface gives you full control to add or remove email accounts and domain names, as well as manage your files and MySQL databases and much more. cPanel is the leading panel and that's why we include it in your shared hosting plan - also included is LiteSpeed because of the impressive performance growth it'll give you. Don't settle for less.

This is what we deliver:

  • High Performance Processors
  • DDR4 ECC Registered RAM
  • SATA + SSD Storage
  • Hardware Raid Available

+ 24/7/365 support provided by professionals!

+ Fully managed service!

+ 99.99% Uptime: Best in the industry!

Shared Hosting Features

Premium features included with every package!

Our shared hosting is built upon a fully managed cloud infrastructure that includes premium hardware, premium networking, USA experts handling support and server management - all with the best uptime in the industry!

General Features

Cloud Storage

We've built our shared hosting platform on our state-of-the-art cloud platform. Get the ultimate reliability only cloud can offer.

SSD Backed

Our shared hosting plans are backed by enterprise grade solid state drives. We take advantage of the latest hardware to provide you the ultimate speed.

Unlimited Bandwidth

We don't want you to worry about keeping track of bandwidth so there are no bandwidth limits on our shared hosting packages.

Free SSL Certificates

Get a free Comodo SSL certificate for all of your domains.

Managed 24/7/365

All hosting packages are backed by our incredible team of engineers and technicians experience support like no other.

Moneyback Guarantee

All new customers are eligible for our 30 day money back guarantee. That's how confident we are in our services.

Ultimate Performance

Experience performance like no other. We know your website performance is critical, so we provide only the best of the best.

Free Migrations!

Need help moving your website over? No problem! We can migrate your cPanel account free of charge!

Shared Hosting Performance Features


Enjoy the fastest web server on the market. LiteSpeed provides unparalleled performance benefits for your website.


Full HTTP/2 support helps reduce latency and offers efficient compression of HTTP header fields.


QUIC helps reduce connection establishment time among other things. It is the basis for the new HTTP/3 protocol.

Cloud Based

Experience rock solid performance in the cloud. Let us show you the difference today!

Isolated Resources

Tired of "server neighbors" causing problems for your website? With each package sold we ensure resource isolation to guarantee your website performance.

Zend OpCache

Zend OpCache is included with all PHP versions. Turbocharge your PHP script by allowing OpCache to store precompiled script bytecode in memory reducing execution times.

Performance Database Engine

Our shared hosting servers are deployed with MariaDB, a high performance MySQL replacement to provide you with the fastest database access possible!

Professionally Tuned

Our engineers spend countless hours researching and testing to ensure that you receive the highest performance possible.

Control Panel


Manage your account with cPanel control panel access. Packed with features that are easy to use and understand to give you full control.


Need an app installed? No problem, Softaculous has a library of over 400 applications that can be installed at the click of a button!

Integrated File Manager

Use the integrated file manager to easily update, move or delete files within your account.

Multiple Languages

cPanel supports multiple native languages to make you feel right at home.

Patchman Security

Patchman actively detects and patches against known security vulnerabilities in common CMS software such as WordPress, Drupal and Joomla.

DNS Management

Take full control of your DNS records by using the integrated zone file editor.

Integrate Git Version Control

Create and manage multiple Git repositories with the click of a button.

Integrated JetBackup

Premier backup system providing an ease of use experience to manage your accounts backups.

Ultimate Reliability

Unbeatable Uptime

Uptime is important which is why we go to great lengths to ensure your website is online all the time.

Round the Clock Monitoring

Our network, servers, and services are monitored round the clock 24/7/365 by an educated team of engineers and technicians. We don't take any chances, so why should you?

Redundant Network

We are backed by a fully redundant network to guarantee unbelievable uptime and reliability. From redundant routers and switches all the way to redundant uplinks to multiple networks.

Massive Uplinks

We don't skimp on capacity. With multiple 10/20Gbps fiber uplinks we have the capacity to fit your every need.

Free Backups

Complementary account backups are included! It's always good to keep your own copy but rest assured we have you covered as well.

DDoS Protection

Our network is fully protected against volumetric DDoS attacks. We strive to provide the best uptime possible and having DDoS protection helps to ensure that happens.

Expert Staff

Our expert staff truly complements our managed services. 100% direct hire employees ensures you won't get transferred to a remote location for help when you need it most!

Redundant Power

Although we have redundant networks and hardware, we most importantly offer redundant power, starting with the datacenter all the way to the equipment!



Imunify360 is included with every account. This provides enhanced detection and protection from some of the most common threats that websites face today!

Free Comodo SSL

All websites are provided with free SSL certificates powered by Comodo. We also provide a full line of premium certificates if you need them for business purposes.


We take security seriously by including Patchman in our shared hosting packages. This product benefits applications such as WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal to ensure security and protection against known bugs and exploits!

Server Hardening

Our servers are continually monitored, patched, and secured against the ever-changing threats. We utilize multiple methods to identify and protect your website daily.

CloudLinux Isolation

We isolate each account from one another to ensure the highest level of security between hosting accounts.

WP Brute Force Protection

Nothing is worse than brute force attacks. Our security setup by default helps to defuse these attacks which can take up precocious resources.

Security Team

We employ a full time security team to help keep on top of the ever-changing security landscape. This allows KnownHost to stay above the competition and stay ahead of the threats!

DDoS Protection

With multiple levels and layers of protection we are committed to keeping your website online.

Technical Features

Multiple PHP Versions

Select the PHP version that is right for your application! We provide full support for PHP versions 5.6, 7.1, and 7.2

Full SSH

Get full unrestricted SSH access to your account. If you prefer to work on the command line instead of a GUI we've got you covered!


Full SFTP access is provided to each account. Don't take a risk with your security or files by transmitting them in clear text, use SFTP instead.


We provide FTPS support for any legacy needs. We recommend SFTP as a preferred connection method, however, FTPS is still encrypted and secure.

Free Comodo SSL

All websites are provided with free SSL certificates powered by Comodo. We also provide a full line of premium certificates if you need them for business purposes.

WP-CLI Standard

Work a lot with WordPress? Check out WP-CLI! It comes standard with all accounts and can really streamline your WordPress workflow.


phpMyAdmin is a great tool to manage your MySQL database with full GUI support to help you navigate and update your database.

Python CLI

If you need Python, we've got you covered. Python 2.7 can be accessed straight from the command line.

Email Features

Unlimited Addresses

You can create unlimited email address accounts or forwarders within your resource limits.

Multiple WebMail Choices

Choose from Horde or RoundCube for your web mail client to access and manage your emails.

Secure POP3

We support the use of port 995 to connect to POP3 over a secure connection.


IMAP support allows you to access your email from multiple locations such as your home computer and your cellphone while keeping messages in sync.


You can use ports 25, 26, or Port 465 to connect to your email account and send messages directly from our servers.


Going on vacation and don't have time to reply to emails? Setup autoresponders to inform everyone when you will be back and how to contact you in an emergency!

SpamFilter Control

Take control of your emails with our Spam filters. Create whitelists and blacklists to take control of your email!

Global Email Filters

Global email filters and RBLs are employed to help keep the worst of the worst out of your inbox!

LiteSpeed Features


LSPHP is a custom PHP handler produced by LiteSpeed Technologies. This handler provides extensive performance benefits and OpCaching abilities further enhancing your website.


Take caching to the next level! LSCache is fully integrated with the LiteSpeed platform. The high performance caching engine truly makes a website accelerate.


Edge Side Includes markup language is supported to allow you to designate parts of your dynamic page to be treated differently within the cache. Commonly called 'punching holes' this gives large dynamic sites more flexibility.

Brotli Compression

This lossless compression algorithm works to reduce the amount of data sent during each page load reduces both file size and page load time.

LSCache for WordPress

The LiteSpeed Cache WordPress plugin is fully supported and allows you to take full control over your website and its cache as it integrates directly with the LiteSpeed webserver.

LSCache For XenForo

Xenforo 2.0 supports a LiteSpeed Cache plugin. Dramatically reduce server load and improve your forums performance with this plugin.

LSCache For Joomla

Take advantage of LSCache for Joomla by using the Joomla plugin. Gain tremendous speed boosts and reduce your server load with this plugin.

LSCache for OpenCart

Caching shopping cart pages can provide a huge benefit in page load times. Full support for OpenCart v2.3 and 3.0.

Softaculous App Installer

One Click Installer

Let Softaculous take the tedious work out of installing applications. With easy to follow installers for hundreds of applications your next project is only a few clicks away.

Blog Applications

Install WordPress, eggBlog, b2evolution, Pubvana, Serendipty, and more with just a few clicks using the Softaculous installer.

Wiki Software

Ever wanted to have your own Wiki but didn't know where to start. Use our installer to deploy DocuWiki, MediaWiki, PmWiki, and more!


Have you found installing a shopping cart to be difficult or complicated? Softaculous can step you through installing osCommerce, CubeCart, PrestaShop, and dozens more.


Do you have a need for frameworks such as Larvel, Symfony, Zend, CakePHP, Bootstrap, Yii, and many more? No worries, we've got you covered!


Add a simple guestbook to your website using applications like phpBook, Lazarus, Advanced Guestbook, and more with just a few clicks.

Polls & Surveys

Ever wanted to poll your visitors but couldn't figure out how? Easily install LimeSurvey, Advanced Pool, EasyPoll, and many more to get that critical feedback from your website visitors.

Educational Applications

Learning online is the wave of the future. Install Chamilo, Gibbon, Moodle, eFront, and more to create an online learning environment!

Site & Account Stats

Raw Access Logs

We provide full access to your raw logs. Export and download these logs to be processed by remote software.


AwStats can provide a detailed view of your website traffic. Get breakdowns such as visitors per day, bandwidth consumed, and much more.

Analog Statistics

Analog statistics provide an easy to view monthly breakdown of your websites traffic.


Explore how many pages returned a 404 error or see how many unique user agents visited your website with Webalizer statistics.

CPU Usage

Curious about your websites CPU consumption? Access the CPU and Statistics menu to check on your resource consumption per account.

Bandwidth Statistics

Get a full bandwidth usage break down for your website. We also detail bandwidth usage for email accounts as well!

Storage Consumption

Use multiple tools to check on your disk space usage and number of files stored.

Vulnerability Stats

Don't have Patchman but want to know what is vulnerable? No worries, we provide email notices for all accounts that have vulnerable software.

Compare Shared Web Hosting Plans

Let's get started with your shared hosting plan!

We will get your shared hosting plan up and running in no time!

Wordpress Plan

Basic Shared

Featuring instant setup, our Shared Hosting servers are backed by a state of the art cloud network.

  • 1 Domains Hosted
  • 5 GB SSD Cloud Storage
  • 5 Email Accounts
  • 2 MySQL Databases
  • LiteSpeed Optimization
  • Unlimited Premium Bandwidth
  • Free SSL Certificates

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Wordpress Plan

Standard Shared

Looking to host more than one domain but not hitting rapid growth just yet? Our standard shared package is a great middle ground for site owners with growth in their future!

  • 5 Domains Hosted
  • 20 GB SSD Cloud Storage
  • 25 Email Accounts
  • 5 MySQL Databases
  • LiteSpeed Optimization
  • Unlimited Premium Bandwidth
  • Free SSL Certificates

Originally $12.95/mo

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Wordpress Plan

Professional Shared

Fast and tailored for small businesses, this unlimited domains plan is great for agencies and small businesses alike.

  • Unlimited Domains Hosted
  • Unlimited SSD Cloud Storage
  • Unlimited Email Accounts
  • Unlimited MySQL Databases
  • LiteSpeed Optimization
  • Unlimited Premium Bandwidth
  • Free SSL Certificates

Originally $19.95/mo

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per month

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* Prices reflect three year term commitment.

Need Different Web Hosting

We've got higher spec VPS servers, dedicated servers, cloud hosting with more domains, or any custom configuration you may want!

WordPress Hosting ›

Optimized for WordPress - it's fast, easy and loaded with features.

SSD-Powered VPS ›

Incredible performance at an affordable price - all fully managed.

Cloud VPS ›

All the advantages of cloud, built on SSD's fast hardware.

Dedicated Servers ›

The ultimate in resources for those with demanding needs.


Our shared hosting plans have everything a small business site owner will need. Not enough? Check out our other packages!


At KnownHost, the best is our standard. That is why when you purchase any of our shared hosting plans, you get only the best control panel – cPanel, at no additional cost!


Every website can be protected via SSL, so why not enjoy a Comodo SSL certificate with your account? We provide one free so you can secure your domain hosted with KnownHost.

SECURITY - Imunify360

Also included with your shared hosting is Imunify360, the automated security solution which is designed to protect your website from attacks, malware and much more. Again, we include it free of charge, because it's important.


Just because your account is cloud-based doesn't mean you don't need a backup system. We provide secure, redundant, snapshot backups which are stored off-server and easily accessible by you - so that you can revert back to an earlier point in time. This is handy when data is corrupted, errors are made, defacement or any other scenario. Again, backups are at no additional cost - they come included.

PERFORMANCE = LiteSpeed + LSCache

Performance matters - it impacts the user experience, can limit sales conversions, has a massive impact on search engine optimization, and should be a leading concern when you consider a host. That's why we use LiteSpeed and LSCache for a performance like no other. Normally an add-on expense, we included at no additional charge.

CONVENIENCE - Softaculous

You want to spend time running your business or servicing clients and not dealing with hosting administration, which is why we've gone the extra mile by including the Softaculous 1-click installer (and its 400+ scripts) with your cloud account at absolutely no additional charge.

CONVENIENCE - Migrations

Getting your domains, emails, databases, images and files moved from one host to another can be technical agony. At KnownHost, we remove that stress by handling the migrations for you. Quick, easy and with a minimum amount of downtime all for FREE.

Shared Hosting FAQs

What is Shared Hosting?

Shared Hosting is the basic/simple hosting of a single website. It's meant for those who want a place of presence on the web. Used by individuals, single owner businesses and/or overall commercial websites. Shared Hosting gives you only what you need for your website.

How does Shared Hosting benefit me?

With Shared Hosting you don't have to worry about server updates; KnownHost’s expert technicians take care of all updates, leaving you the ability to simply focus on your website. You get a set plan with a specific amount of resources; usually chosen in mind of your expected growth.

What's different between Shared and Dedicated hosting?

The differences come down to resources and use-case. With Shared Hosting; you're on a set plan with specific limitations, only upgradeable by purchasing a larger package. Dedicated Hosting is usually placed on Dedicated Servers for larger websites with large allocations of resources at their disposal.

Are your Shared packages cloud based?

Yes! We built our shared hosting packages knowing that users would demand ultra fast response times and file transfers. So, we designed these plans with this in mind. We've avoided slow network storage, old hardware, aging network devices and instead gone with state of the art SSD drives, network appliances and RAID, so that you have speed, security and maximum uptime.

Are shared hosting plans fully managed?

Yes! Our server admins in Birmingham, Alabama, USA are committed to 100% fully managed services, including our shared hosting plans. At KnownHost, low cost doesn't mean bad service.

Are shared hosting packages cloud based?

Yes! We built our shared hosting packages knowing that users would demand ultra fast response times and file transfers. We've avoided slow network storage, old hardware, aging network devices and instead gone with state of the art SSD drives, blazing fast network appliances and RAID, so that you have speed, security and maximum uptime.

Are resources protected so someone else's account can't throttle mine or take me offline?

Definitely. We use optimized Cloud Linux to create a secure shared hosting environment that seals and protects your instance from every other one on the server. The actions of another site won't negatively impact yours, guaranteed.

Do your cheapest plans have the same management and uptime %?

Of course. We aim for 100% uptime and provide full management to all our clients. We don't provide any second class services to any of our customers.

Will I get SSH access?

Sure you will! We know people still like to manage, update and access their shared hosting accounts via SSH and SFTP. So, we've included both of them in our shared hosting accounts.

Do I get more than just a shared IP address?

We know that savvy site owners care about things like SEO and email marketing, plus the fact that both of these benefit from having their own IP address. That's why we include 1 FREE IPV6 address for each account. This gives you a unique place of your own on the web.

Can I have multiple PHP versions?

Yes. You can choose from PHP 5.6, 7.1 and 7.2. Pick whatever is most secure, speedy and compatible with your specific application needs.

What if I change my mind?

we offer a 30 day money back guarantee for all new customers. You try and decide if it's right for you. Be sure to check out the thousands of reviews online before you become another satisfied customer.

How do I know I can trust you?

Check our reviews online – our services are reviewed on hundreds of different websites, not by bias opinions, but with real words of praise from existing customers. Our reviews are outstanding because we commit the time and resources to build quality hardware, network and support teams.

What happens when my company grows?

We've planned for your growth and made it a seamless migration path. We can get you moved to a VPS or dedicated server without problematic downtime, without effort on your part, and without inconveniencing your existing customers/visitors. We'll work with you on scheduling and make sure that you have the perfect plan to fit your needs without spending an arm and a leg.

4 Pillars of Success [FIRM]

The 4 pillars of shared hosting success follow the acronym FIRM which stands for:
- Features
- Isolation
- Resources
- Management

The best features of shared hosting

There are a lot of choices out there in the market for shared hosting – and many of them don’t include the basic features you’d want or need. In fact, most charge you extra for basics like backups, firewalls, control panels or one click installers.

At KnownHost, we understand that you’ll want all the whistles and bells, without spending extra cash. That’s why we’ve bundled them into our basic, standard, and professional shared packages!

You get cPanel control panel. You get LiteSpeed with LSCache. You get Free SSL certificates. You get Softaculous one click installer with 400 ready to go scripts. You get Imunify360 security. Free backups? Yes, they’re included. Free migrations? Of course, they’re included too. We believe we provide the best shared hosting in the business but if you find something we’ve left out – just let us know!


One of the biggest weaknesses of most shared hosting is the fact that resources are pooled and shared amongst all the client accounts on the server. If one goes wild and takes all the bandwidth or disk I/O, the others suffer. This is the problem of isolation – or lack thereof.

KnownHost have taken over a year to design the perfect Shared Hosting – and a key component of that solution is the perfect isolation of client accounts. There’s no way that one account will interfere with the resources of another!

If you’re on shared hosting currently – it’s time you checked with your provider to find out how they’re ensuring you’re protected against the resource-suckers who share the server with you! If they aren’t using Cloud Linux and LiteSpeed – they probably haven’t even thought about how to keep you protected against the gaffs of others!


The easiest way for cheap hosting companies to make a buck is to give less than the minimum necessary resources, as standard, then charge extra to forcibly upgrade someone until they get the resources they need. This is NOT how things work at KnownHost.

Even the basic shared plan at KnownHost include 5 GB of storage with 1 domains and 5 emails – more than enough for a decent sized small business website. If yours are bigger than this – consider the $9.97 plan or even a VPS. Remember, the $9.97 plan includes Unlimited domains, emails and storage (within AUP limits of course – just to prevent crazy buyers trying to host sites the size of Wikipedia on a plan for under $10 a month).


Anyone can offer unmanaged shared hosting. In fact, more companies offer this than any other hosting option, period. Unfortunately for business owners – management is one of those things they need more than any other hosting option, period.

Make the Switch Today over to Managed WordPress Hosting with

24/7/365 support is one thing. It’s necessary. It’s a must. You just have to have support when you need it.

Fully managed hosting is something you don’t know you need until you need it – like health insurance or a spare tire. At KnownHost, we pride ourselves on everything we include with our managed hosting options, even when that hosting costs just $3.47 per month.

As a small business owner, you have plenty of things in the day to keep you busy – to keep your mind occupied – and to worry about, without having hosting being one of those things. Leave the worries to the experts – and get a managed hosting package – you deserve it!

Need room to grow? No problem with KnownHost’s scalable SSD Hosting with no downtime.

Decision Time

You can probably find unmanaged, shared-pool hosting, for $1 a month – maybe less. Or, you can get feature-rich, fully isolated, massive resourced and the best fully managed Shared Hosting for as low as $3.47 per month.

Make the Smart Choice - KnownHost.