What is LiteSpeed Hosting?

HostXNow chose LiteSpeed for its well-known scalability, stability and ability to efficiently perform certain functions in a much more efficient and faster method than known previously with Apache.

We GUARANTEE your website will load faster at HostXNow or your money back!

You can be confident that when you choose HostXNow, your site will always be optimised to be on and load faster than ever before. Below is an overview of the capabilities of Litespeed.

Feature Rich

  • CGI, FastCGI, LSAPI, PHP, Servlet/JSP, Proxy
  • QUiC Support
  • SSL, IPv4, IPv6
  • Best Ruby on Rail support
  • Apache compatible .htaccess support
  • mod_security compatible request filtering
  • Apache compatible URL rewrite engine
  • MS FrontPage Server Extension


  • Up to 9 times faster than Apache
  • PHP performance increases 50%
  • Best Ruby on Rail performance
  • 3 times faster than Apache in SSL
  • Efficient CGI daemon
  • High performance Perl daemon
  • SSL Hardware acceleration


  • Strictest HTTP request validation
  • Deny any buffer-overrun attempts
  • Anti-DDoS: Throttling & Connection Accounting
  • System overloading prevention
  • Chroot web server process
  • MS FrontPage Server Extension


  • Watch Dog monitoring
  • Recover from service failure instantly
  • Zero down time graceful restart
  • Small memory footprint
  • Thousands of concurrent connections

LiteSpeed Hosting Guide

For a more in-depth guide on what LiteSpeed is, how to use the software for free, and how to use the software, check out our blog post at LiteSpeed Hosting.

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