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Faster PHP Hosting

Get blazing fast performance for your apps with the PHP web hosting that guarantees ZERO downtime & optimum features.

Work As the Way You Want

Build, deploy and manage with ease! Host PHP websites with us in just few clicks.

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Advanced PHP Hosting That Takes Care of All

Powerful PHP web hosting features that makes your deployment and management easy.

  • 1-click App Install Our platform gives you the ease to launch applications in 1-click, reducing developers load to install apps manually
  • Deploy like A Pro We take care of all your deployment hassles and provide you ready made solutions to deploy applications effortlessly.
  • Easy To Optimize We Improve your app performance with platform’s pre-configured optimization tools including PHP-FPM, Supervisord, Redis & more others.

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 preconfigured with PHP7. 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

Quickly host PHP servers on 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

Hosting PHP MySQL app made easy – You have the convenience to pick from 10+ apps and easily deploy a number of sites on a single or multiple cloud server.

Multiple PHP Versions

We support PHP 5.6 and the latest versions of PHP 7. Switch to your favorite 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 platform 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 platform and assign them limited or full access to your cloud server or web app.

We’ll Migrate Your Apps for Free!

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

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Tips to Deploy Apps Easily

Here are few tips to deploy apps on PHP web hosting quickly.

A Managed PHP Hosting Solution That Fits Your Needs

Our solution covers all aspects of your PHP Web Host needs.

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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 with PHP and MySQL support 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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A one-stop PHP MySQL web hosting PaaS to serve the needs of your diversified customers.

Our Customers. Our Values.

Here’s why users trust Cloudways

Frequently Asked Questions

Cloudways supports almost all major frameworks including Laravel, Symfony, Codeigniter, Yii2 and other micro-frameworks on its servers. From basic to advanced, Cloudways covers all the potential needs to run your app on these frameworks.

The Cloudways web hosting for PHP integrates all the major PHP versions. The platform offers PHP 5.6, 7.0, 7.1 and 7.2, allowing you to choose the desired version for your apps. The best part is the easy migration from one version to another in just a few clicks.

All servers of Cloudways 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 PHP MySQL web hosting supports MySQL 5.5, MySQL 5.6, and MySQL 5.7 for all web applications.

No. All our 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 Cloud Hosting.

Our Web hosting for PHP is robust enough to handle all types of PHP and MySQL applications, including large-scale websites.

Cloudways is the best PHP hosting platform, it 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, and much more.

We do not compromise on security. That is why we have hardened all PHP MySQL 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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