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

Shared Hosting


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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?

When you join the KnownHost platform, you have all the support you need to grow and enable full focus on your business. That’s because our technical support and server management teams can handle any and every task that might come up, whether it’s DNS config, domain registration support, or anything else for which you might require assistance. And because our support team is world-class and quick-response, you don’t ever have to worry about excessive Vanilla business site downtime and missed opportunities. When you need support, we provide it quickly and get you back on track as soon as possible.

You can depend on KnownHost to deliver fully-supported, dependable application hosting that ensures your community is always online and always delivering a superior user experience.

USA & EU Datacenter Options for Targeted Hosting Performance

So that your Vanilla forum and business website are as close to possible to your target audience- and provides the best possible delivery speeds - KnownHost offers hosting datacenter options in the USA and the EU. Let us know the right location for your Vanilla forum hosting, and we’ll ensure your audience get the best possible online experience.

100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

Because we’re committed to offering the best support and hosting performance possible, every KnownHost plan comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If any aspect of your Vanilla hosting plan isn’t meeting your expectations, we want to know so we can make it right.

Save Up to 50% on Shared Vanilla Forum Hosting

If you choose to prepay long-term for your Vanilla hosting, you could save 50% for the entire period. It could be months – or even years – that you choose to pay for, and your discount will apply for the entire period. Over time, that adds up to major savings on high-performance, reliable forum hosting that you can put back into your business.

Free Softaculous for Instant, One-Click App Access

Your Vanilla hosting account comes with Softaculous pre-installed and pre-configured, giving you single-click access to more than 400 apps. Whatever tools or capabilities you need for your business, Softaculous has them – from eCommerce options, through to marketing apps and software to make your ad management that much easier.

Free Apache SpamAssassin & ClamAV Security

We’re serious about security at KnownHost, so we provide your Vanilla hosting with free Apache SpamAssassin and Clam AV security from day one. ClamAV provides powerful protection against trojans, viruses, malware and more, while SpamAssassin eliminates troublesome spam and cuts down your inbox maintenance load. You don’t have to worry about security threats taking your Vanilla forums or business sites offline with KnownHost, because we ensure you’re fully protected.

Premium Database Support Service

Our professional services team can handle MySQL and MariaDB database installation and configuration – so you can have your database set up just the way you want and you don’t have to do a thing.


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With KnownHost, you don’t just get another hosting company. We come with a decade-plus pedigree, with thousands of shining reviews that you can find across the internet. And you can see even more of how invested we are in our customers by taking a look at our vibrant, engaged forums and social media platforms. The reason our customers like what we do so much is because we go the extra mile. We make it easy to grow with things package upgrades and PHP oPCache, giving you the extra resources you need – when you need them. And it’s just as simple to upscale to another hosting plan when the time comes, with fully-managed migration, setup and more. That’s all laid on top of our cutting-edge networking and routing tech, delivering the superior uptime and delivery speeds you demand.

What KnownHost Provides:

  • Free Security Hardening & Optimization Service at Install Time
  • Full, Hands-Off DNS Configuration Service for Minimized Forum & Website Downtime
  • Imunify360 Available Upon Request for Cutting-Edge Server Security
  • All-SSD Storage on Every Hosting Account – Without Exception

+ Quick-Response, 24/7 x 365 USA-Based Support!

+ Three Full, Secured Snapshot Backups Always Available!

+ A Thriving, Friendly Online Community for Learning & Networking!

Premium SSL Available Upon Request

If you require additional SSL coverage for your Vanilla forums or business site, KnownHost offers a range of premium certificate options from RapidSSL, GeoTrust and Comodo. We make it easy to get the finest SSL certificates available on the market - and you can enjoy the enhanced site credibility and security online shoppers look for.

30-Day, No Questions Asked Money Back Guarantee

If you find that your Vanilla hosting plan isn’t working for you, we offer a no-catch, 30-day money back guarantee. Just let us know that you want your money back and we’ll refund the price of your hosting plan.

A Hosting Track-Record You Can Trust

When you go with KnownHost, you’re getting a company that has more than a decade in the hosting industry. And our track-record comes with thousands of customer reviews that you can find on trusted sites across the internet. You don’t have to take our word for the world-class support and unbeatable uptime we provide – because you can see real feedback on how we perform.

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Uncapped Premium
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Our Forum Hosting plans comes with unlimited premium bandwidth, so your Vanilla forums and associated business sites are always online and always there for your customers. And we utilize multiple, high-speed backbone internet connections, so downtime isn’t something you have to consider with KnownHost.

LiteSpeed Optimized As-Standard for a Superior User Experience ›

Your Vanilla hosting plan comes with pre-installed and configured LiteSpeed optimization software – which means your forums and business site benefit from superior delivery speeds. With KnownHost, you’re outpacing the competition from day one – and our Forum Hosting plans start from just $3.47 a month.

Your KnownHost Forum Hosting Options ›

Choose the Basic Shared plan and your Vanilla hosting benefits from 5 GB SSD Cloud storage, 5 email accounts, 1 domains hosted and Unlimited premium bandwidth. Make the move up to the Professional Shared and you’ll get unlimited everything – SSD Cloud storage, email account, domains hosted and premium bandwidth – for a first-term price of only $9.97 a month.

SSL Certificates ›

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Does KnownHost offer any security options that can provide enhanced protection against things like malware and server compromise?

We do! We offer Imunify360 for proactive security. Imunify360 seeks out things like compromises and malware and deals with them before you even knew they were an issue. Just let our team know you want enhanced security and they can talk you through everything Imunify360 have to offer.

When I choose a hosting plan with KnownHost, will the resources I get really be all mine? I’ve had issues with my previous hosting company sharing them without my knowledge.

The resources that come with your hosting plan – RAM, storage, bandwidth allotment – are all yours. Even on our Shared plans, you still get dedicated resources that exclusively power your Vanilla hosting. You don’t have to worry about other accounts eating into your business’s online performance – because that’s not something we ever do.

If I have any issues with my domains or the registration process, can I get support from KnownHost?

We provide support for everything you need – and that includes things like domain name registration, renewal and general troubleshooting. If you have any issues in this area, our team is here 24/7, 365 days a year to help.

Is there anything you can provide to help make managing my SSL certificates easier?

If you want pain-free, rolling SSL updates, we offer AutoSSL for the task. It’s completely free and automatically renews your SSL certificates, so you’re never left with unexpected downtime or sites that lack the security coverage your customers are looking for.

I know you offer a DNS configuration service – but is there any way your support team can help me set up my own DNS?

If you want to set up your own DNS, we’re here to help. We provide support for clients to manage their own DNS, including name server records management, installation of named and more. And we’ll help you troubleshoot any issues you might encounter along the way. With KnownHost, you can set up your DNS to your liking and have total control.