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

Basic Shared


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

Now as low as

$3.47*

per month

Originally $8.95/mo

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Standard Shared


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

Now as low as

$6.47*

per month

Originally $12.95/mo

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Professional Shared


  • Unlimited Domains
  • Unlimited Cloud Storage
  • Unlimited Email Accounts
  • Unlimited MySQL Databases
  • Unlimited Premium Bandwidth
  • LiteSpeed Included
  • Free SSL Certificates
  • Patchman Included

Now as low as

$9.97*

per month

Originally $19.95/mo

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* Prices reflect three year term commitment.

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Why Choose KnownHost?

When you go with KnownHost for your XenForo hosting, you’re choosing a superior application hosting platform. And that’s based on thousands of real, verifiable customer reviews that you can find across the internet. The reason our customers leave such glowing feedback is because our web hosting is dependable, fast, fully-supported and delivers real results. We base your forums and business site on a bedrock of premium networking technology and high-spec all-SSD storage, all powered by our multiple, redundant backbone internet connections – and we do it for an affordable price.

The result is enterprise-grade hosting performance and a superior experience for your forum audience, alongside much-improved search engine rankings. Best of all, choose to pay long-term for your XenForo hosting and you could save up to 30% for the entire period.

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100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

You don’t have to worry about sliding support levels or reduced forum performance with KnownHost. Because every single hosting plan we sell comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If any aspect of your hosting plan isn’t measuring up, just let us know and we’ll make things right.

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Softaculous Available for Instant App Access

For a low, one-time cost, you can have Softaculous added to your XenForo hosting account. Providing access to over 400 apps, Softaculous makes it quick and simple to get the tools you want – from blogging options, through to eCommerce and ad management apps. All you need to do is make one click of the mouse and you can have all the business capabilities you need.

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Free DDoS Protection

Server-side attacks aren’t any issue with KnownHost – and nor is the downtime that comes with them – because we provide free DDoS protection with your XenForo hosting. It protects against things like zombie flood and brute force attacks, so you don’t have to worry about your server – and associated forums – falling prey to security threats.

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USA-Based, World-Class Support for Free

The support you get from KnownHost doesn’t cost you a thing – but that doesn’t mean it’s not of the highest quality. Every member of our support team has the deep training and experience we demand – and we’re always providing additional training and upskilling our staff. And they’re all based in the USA – without exception.

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In-Plan Performance Upgrades Available

So that you can grow your resources in-line with your business needs, we offer package upgrades and PHP Zend OPcache. Additional RAM makes it so your website and forum can handle more incoming requests at greater speeds, while the PHP Zend OPcache massively improves website response times. Just get in touch and tell us you need boosted resources and we’ll make it happen.

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Full Database Support via Professional Services

We know how important a well set-up database is, and that’s why we provide install, config and optimization for MySQL or MariaDB database types. We can handle the whole process or work to your specifications – whatever you want, we’ll ensure your database is secure and running at the best possible levels.

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Our goal is to provide powerful, pain-free hosting, and that’s why we’ve crafted a centralized point for hosting account and domain management. We’ve folded all essential tasks into the KnownHost Management Portal, so you never have to work across systems. It’s easy, quick and simple – so you can focus on running your online XenForo community. And it’s easy to stay agile and grow your site as-needed with KnownHost, with things like premium SSL available upon request and instant domain provisioning. Then there’s the free, rolling backups we deliver with your XenForo hosting, that cover files, emails and databases and that are on-hand any time they’re required.

KnownHost provides everything that’s essential for convenient, quick and pain-free XenForo hosting, so you can rest easy knowing you have the resources and the room to grow that you need.

What KnownHost Provides:

  • Quick-Response, USA-Based Support Services
  • Better than 99.99%+ Average Uptime
  • USA & EU Datacenter Locations for Targeted XenForo Hosting
  • 30-Day, No Questions Asked Money Back Guarantee

+ Free Apache SpamAssassin & ClamAV Security Software!

+ Fully-Managed DNS Support for Migration or When Transitioning Plans!

+ Free AutoSSL – Making for Pain-free SSL Certificates Renewal!

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Free WhoIs Privacy with Domain Registration

If you register a domain with KnownHost, we’ll include free WhoIs Privacy. And that means enhanced protection for personal details, reduced spam and enhanced overall security for your domain and associated sites. It’s an extra layer of robust security for your XenForo hosting – and it doesn’t cost you a thing.

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Enhanced Zone Editor Available for Total DNS Control

For customers who like the convenience of full DNS access and control, we offer advanced GUI zone editors for the task. Tell our team you want the advanced zone editor and they’ll install and configure it for you, and you can make all the DNS changes you want, whenever you want.

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Your Choice of Control Panel with Managed VPS

While our plans come with cPanel as-standard, our Managed VPS plans give you a choice of cPanel or DirectAdmin. Go for the option that best suits your needs and likes, and we’ll get it installed for you so it’s ready to go the first time you log in to your XenForo hosting account.

KnownHost Managed VPS Hosting Plans

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Max Performance, Resilient RAID-10 SSD Storage›

Our Managed VPS plans all utilize pure RAID-10 SSD storage, making for downtime-less, high-speed delivery of your XenForo hosting. With RAID-10 storage, multiple copies of your site reside on different drives and, if one ever goes down, another picks up the slack. The result is a forum that’s always performing at the highest levels and always there for your online community.

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Retain Full Root Access›

We give you full control over your XenForo hosting, with root command line access a core part of your account. Make the additions and changes you want to your VPS, when you want to make them. With KnownHost, you have the freedom to craft your own hosting experience.

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Your Managed VPS Options›

Choose the Managed VPS-1 and we’ll give you: 2 core CPU access, 2 GB guaranteed Ram, 50 GB RAID-10 SSD storage, alongside 2 dedicated IP addresses and a huge 2 TB of premium bandwidth – all for $28.00 per month. At the other end of the scale – and for just $80.50 per month - the Managed VPS-4 backs your XenForo hosting with 6 core CPU access, 8 GB guaranteed RAM and 200 GB RAID-10 SSD storage, with 2 IP addresses and 5 TB premium bandwidth.

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SSL Certificates›

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Our support services cover everything- and we mean everything. If you’re having an issue with domain registration, then we’re here to help. We won’t ever leave you wanting for support – that’s a promise.

We offer KernelCare for just this task. KernelCare allows you to make quick, on-the-fly kernel updates – without having to reboot or ensure any downtime. Let us known you want the software added to your account and you can enjoy full, hassle-free kernel control.

KnownHost has well-respected and generous affiliate income, thanks to our low customer turnover and sky-high satisfaction scores. We offer great compensation if you refer others to the KnownHost platform, so get in touch to find out more.

We do offer an Instant Setup service for those customers who don’t have time to waste. Tell us you need your XenForo hosting account set up as quickly as possible and our team will get to work.

Our forums are home to thousands of business owners, marketers, businesspeople and more, all engaging in informative, friendly discussions on our forums. It’s the ideal place to get industry insight, information and network, and you can always jump across to our busy social media channels to join in the conversation.

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