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PHP Hosting Simplified

Build or deploy amazing applications on top-notch PHP web hosting platform that advocates performance, security, and freedom.

Best PHP Hosting Recipe for Simplicity & Scalability

Covering all aspects of a complete and comprehensive PHP hosting experience.

SSD-Based Hosting

You have full control of your server with dedicated IP address and top-of-the-chart global response times with our SSD-based hosting.

Built-in Caches

We make use of advanced cache technologies such as Memcached, Varnish, and Redis for faster response rates.

Optimized Stack

Our stack includes Apache and Nginx as web servers, PHP-FPM and MySQL/MariaDB as databases. All these technologies combined offer superb website speed.

PHP 7 Ready Servers

All our servers are PHP 7 ready by default. Combined with our powerful and optimized stack, you get powerful performance.


Our CDN service is an easy-to-integrate service that delivers superior performance with top-of-the-charts industry-wide response times.

HTTP/2 Supported

We offer HTTP/2 enabled servers that perform significantly faster by reducing the load on servers.

Dedicated Firewalls

All servers hosted by us have dedicated firewalls. We perform regular firmware upgrades in order to keep your cloud servers secure.

1-Click SSL Installation

Our built-in Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate ensures security for your website. The free SSL certificates can be easily installed within a few clicks.

Auto-Healing Servers

Auto-healing resolves most of the server issues so you don’t have to worry about your website crashing.

IP Whitelisting

We let you whitelist IPs, facilitating unrestricted access to SSH and SFTP over networks or regions.

Automated Backups

Schedule automatic backups at regular intervals of your choice (every 1 hour to every 7 days) and never worry about losing your precious data.

Two-Factor Authentication

TFA is an essential extra layer of security for your Cloudways account. It keeps your account and the data safe from intruders.

Renowned IaaS Providers

You can choose from top-notch cloud providers including DigitalOcean, AWS, GCE, Vultr and Linode with more than 60 global data centers.

Block Storage

In just a few clicks, you can extend your server storage space without changing other parameters on our managed cloud platform.

Seamless Vertical Scaling

Vertically scale up both the storage and RAM of your server without changing the customization. You can scale using our 1-Click feature.

No Long-Term Contract

With our pay-as-you-go pricing model, you only have to pay for your consumption. Never pay a fixed amount or enter into a contract.

1-Click App Launch

You have the convenience to pick from 10+ apps and easily deploy a number of sites on a single cloud server.

Multiple PHP Versions

We support PHP 5.6 and the latest versions of PHP 7. Switch to your target PHP version in a single click.

24/7 Expert Support

You just have to type your query and our always active Customer Success Team will do the magic. We’re active even during the holiday season.

Active Community

Our active community comprises of experts that are constantly sharing their knowledge and skills and contributing to the community.

Knowledge Base

We have a centralized knowledge resource for our customers. You can refer to the Knowledge Base for any help related to our platform.

24/7 Ticketing

Our team takes care of all your queries. You can always open a ticket and keep track of your particular query.

Managed Migrations

We’ll help migrate your applications to our platform in one piece. Tell us about your requirements and we’ll take care of it.


We’re always interested in improving our platform. If you ever encounter a server related issue, contact us and our team will take care of it.

Git Integration

With auto-deployment, you have the ability to deploy updated code on live servers after making changes in the remote repositories.

SSH and SFTP Access

Securely access your cloud servers and update files using the SSH and SFTP access. Your team members can also have their individual SFTP credentials.

Application & Server Cloning

You can make copies of files and databases on new staging URLs. You can clone the entire servers or copy specific sites with just 1-Click.

One Account Multiple Teams

It is easy to split projects between relevant teams since we allow one team member to be a part of different teams.

Staging Area & URLs

Our managed cloud hosting offers unlimited staging URLs and areas, so you can test and develop without changing the live website.

Add Team Members

You can easily add team members using our managed cloud hosting and assign them limited or full access to your cloud server or web app.

We’ll Migrate Your
PHP Web App for Free!

We’ll move your first PHP website for free, so you do not have to fret over the migration technicalities.

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Trusted PHP Hosting That Delivers Performance

A performance-oriented PHP web hosting solution that is recognized by the industry.

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Your Global Partner In Local Success

We have 60+ data centers around the globe, so the best managed cloud hosting is within your reach.

15 Countries
33 Cities
62 Data Centers

A Managed PHP Hosting Solution That Fits Your Needs

Our solution covers all aspects of your managed PHP hosting.

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Solution for Developers

You can do testing or production, our platform gives you complete freedom.

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A scalable yet powerful web hosting solution for business of any size.

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Solution for Agencies

Grow your business, get more clients and let us handle your PHP hosted servers.

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Solution for Freelancers

A one-stop solution to serve the needs of your diversified customers.

Our Customers. Our Values.

Here’s why businesses and developers trust us to host their PHP based websites.

Frequently Asked Questions

Every Cloudways PHP server comes with a single database. However, the Platform supports remote MySQL connections that you can use to connect to other databases without any issues.
Cloudways supports MySQL 5.5, MySQL 5.6, and MySQL 5.7 for all PHP web applications.

No. All our PHP Cloud Hosting Plans already have hosting charges included in them. No need to pay extra!

Yes, you can! Our Managed PHP Hosting Servers are vertically scalable which means you can increase or decrease the size of the server.

This can be done easily via our PHP PaaS. Additionally.

Our PHP Hosting Platform is robust enough to handle all kinds of PHP and MySQL applications, including large-scale websites.

Well, the PHP Cloud Hosting Platform has a great administration console. The console allows you to easily deploy more clouds and web applications. Through it, you can install free SSL certificates from Let’s Encrypt on websites hosted on Our PHP Hosting Platform.

You can also point domain names and run critical services for Varnish, Memcached, Apache, Nginx, and databases, MySQL or MariaDB. Furthermore, we have a lightweight DB Manager which lets you handle your database through your web browser.

In addition, you get the publicly available Cloudways API for server automation; a real-time cloud insight provider; PHP-FPM, Automatic Backups, Auto-Scalable PHP Hosting Platform, and much more.

We do not compromise on security. This is why we hardened all PHP hosting servers hosted on our platform.

Furthermore, we have deployed a platform-wide firewall which ensures data safety and security. Plus, we upgrade the version of packages as soon as the security update is out. We also have an automated backup mechanism where all of the backup data is stored on an offsite location.

Well, our PHP web hosting experts are waiting to assist you in the migration. Be noted, that first managed migration for each account is FREE of charge.

You can request a managed migration of your website from your console. Click here for more details!

Hey, thanks for noticing. ? Well, Our PHP Web Hosting Platform is faster because of our magnificent ThunderStack. We make sure that all applications on our PHP MySQL hosting platform are optimized for performance.

This technology, which is served on all PHP cloud servers, is developed by combining the excellent features of Varnish, Memcached, Apache, and Nginx. You get 100% load times, because the ThunderStack.

Our PHP Hosting Platform gives you a stack that offers freedom to be flexible and the ability to work your way around as you wish.

You can learn more about the possibilities of our PHP 7 Hosting Stack by going through this article.

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