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Everything You’ll Need

Super Fast

Best Page Cache

  • Easiest/fastest way to deploy enterprise-grade caching to your WordPress sites.
  • Super powerful: Can cache logged-in users, different views for desktop and mobile, different languages/currencies.
  • Automatic purge when needed, like when a post is updated. Built-in crawler to warm up cache.

Highest PageSpeed Score

  • HTML Minify, JS/CSS Minify/Combine, Critical CSS
  • Object Caching (with Redis or Memcache)
  • Free Image Optimization with WebP Support
  • Image and iframe Lazy Load
  • CDN Integration (CloudFlare, MaxCDN, QUIC)
  • HTTP/2 Server Push
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Security

Automatic Brute-Force Protection

Built-in brute-force protection at the server level will drop the connection once detected. It is much more efficient than any plugin-level protection.

Super Fast

Best Page Cache

  • Easiest/fastest way to deploy enterprise-grade caching to your WordPress sites.
  • Super powerful: Can cache logged-in users, different views for desktop and mobile, different languages/currencies.
  • Automatic purge when needed, like when a post is updated. Built-in crawler to warm up cache.
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Highest PageSpeed Score

  • HTML Minify, JS/CSS Minify/Combine, Critical CSS
  • Object Caching (with Redis or Memcache)
  • Free Image Optimization with WebP Support
  • Image and iframe Lazy Load
  • CDN Integration (CloudFlare, MaxCDN, QUIC)
  • HTTP/2 Server Push
Security

Automatic Brute-Force Protection

Built-in brute-force protection at the server level will drop the connection once detected. It is much more efficient than any plugin-level protection.

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cPanel

All hosting accounts are powered by cPanel.

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LiteSpeed Web Server

All sites powered by the speed of LiteSpeed.

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WordPress

Install, backup and update your WordPress site with a click of a single button.

AutoSSL

Free SSL Certificate

Your websites are automatically secured with a free, Domain Validated SSL certificate.

One Click Installer

Installatron

A one-click web application installer that enables WordPress to be instantly installed and effortlessly managed.

WAF

WAF

Web Application Firewall protects your site at the server.

MultiPHP

Want to test your site with the newest version of PHP? Change your PHP version with a single click.

gzip brotli compression

Brotli and gzip

Automatic gzip and/or brotli compression for cached pages.

Automatic Virus Scan

Automatic virus scan

Continuous virus scan and protection for your hosting environment.

Providing You Reliable Uploads, Downloads, & Backups

Cutting Edge Technology Needed to Optimize User Experiences

Data Protection

We Make Security & Privacy One of Our Top Priorities

Halcyon Hosting, at your service!

Halcyon, as the name implies, is happy and peaceful.  We take this literally by bringing you peace of mind services that would otherwise cost extra.  Our goal is to ensure your hosting experience is a halcyon one.

Speed

Cutting-edge features make LiteSpeed-powered sites significantly faster than competitors. Traffic spikes are handled with minimal impact on performance.

Data Backup

Secure Backups

No less than 3 backup destinations at all times.  2 offsite and 1 local ensure your data is safe and retrievable at anytime.  Add a fourth backup of your choosing through our one click WordPress installer.  Supported destinations include Dropbox, Google Drive, S3, FTP w/SSL, SFTP and your local hosting storage.

Caching

WordPress Caching

LSCache for WordPress uses advanced cache-management tools and optimization features to create an unmatched user experience.

LSCache provides premium optimization features for faster page loading and improved scores on page speed measurement sites like PageSpeed Insights and GTMetrix.

Server Cache

Server Level Caching

Server-level full page cache gives LSCache accuracy and intelligence that other application-level plugins cannot duplicate.

Crawler pre-caches your / your clients’ sites so they load quickly on the first visit.

Server Security

Safe & Secure

Very serious about security, LiteSpeed provides site admins with the most powerful cutting-edge security features available, to keep client sites safe and secure.

Cutting Edge Technologies

QUIC, HTTP/2, TLS/1.3
LSWS provides the fastest HTTPS and HTTP/2 performance. HTTP2 server push is supported.

ESI (Edge Side Include) Cache
Punch holes for private/changeable data on public pages using ESI. Together with LSCache, ESI lets you serve the entire mixed-content page from cache.

Brotli Compression
Brotli compression (superior to gzip) available for both static and dynamic content.

TFO (TCP Fast OPEN)
Speeds up TCP connections.

F.A.Q.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is LiteSpeed?

LiteSpeed Web Server is a drop-in Apache replacement and the leading high-performance, high-scalability server from LiteSpeed Technologies.

Is LiteSpeed Apache Compatible?

If your site runs on Apache, it runs on LiteSpeed. No need to change anything. LiteSpeed will read Apache configuration files directly.

Is LiteSpeed Secure?

LiteSpeed takes security seriously. The Web Server is mod_security compatible, and comes equipped with cutting-edge anti-DDoS features to stop attackers before they cause serious problems.

Does LiteSpeed support .htaccess rules?

Efficient .htaccess implementation with no performance degradation.

Does LiteSpeed support HTTP/2, QUIC, HTTP/3?

Yes, LiteSpeed supports all 3.

Is there anything I need to do differently over Apache?

Nothing needs to be done by you. Just sit back enjoy the additional speed and security.

What is cPanel?

cPanel is the industry leading control panel that helps you manage your web hosting infrastructure.

Does Halcyon Hosting offer SSL?

AutoSSL is included FREE with all accounts.  This generates a safe Domain Validated SSL certificate.  AutoSSL generated certificates automatically install and get renewed saving you time and money.

What is a 1-click installer?

A 1-click installer is a application that allows you to automate the installation process of web applications.  

What features are included with 1-click installation?

Install the latest version of WordPress at a single click.  Auto update with safe backups.  Clone a current site to a new domain in your account. Site restore with a single click.

 

What is LSCache and how much does it cost?

A free and open source WordPress plugin. It communicates with your installation of LiteSpeed Web Server and LSWS’s built-in page cache to dramatically reduce page load times.

With advanced cache-management tools and optimization features, LSCWP is an all-in-one site acceleration solution.

With LiteSpeed, your site can employ the best practices that make for a high PageSpeed score, and – more importantly – an exceptional user experience.

What versions of PHP are available at Halcyon Hosting?

Only currently supported versions of PHP are included.  PHP versions are updated at regular intervals  when new versions come out or are patched.