LiteSpeed Hosting

Super-fast LiteSpeed hosting for Magento & WordPress

Our super-fast hosting is fine-tuned for rapid page load times in Magento, WordPress & WooCommerce using LiteSpeed Enterprise. Choosing the right hosting provider and platform is one of the most important decisions you can make when running your website or eCommerce store as it plays such an important factor in user experience and SEO.

Your visitors know this. So does Google, which is why we provide super fast UK based LiteSpeed hosting.


Fully Managed UK Hosting

Deciding on your hosting provider is a critical factor when planning your SEO and digital marketing strategy. With rapid page load times (typically under 50ms TTFB) and unparalleled features, we believe our LiteSpeed web hosting is one of the best around. Need a few more reasons?

Hourly off-site backups

Hourly off-site backups

  • Automatic backups every hour
  • Retained for 30 days
Security & protection

Security & protection

  • CloudLinux CageFS to protect your files
  • HardenedPHP, SFTP, WAF & Free SSL
Dedicated cPanel account

Dedicated cPanel account

  • Your own dedicated cPanel account
  • Easily manage files, databases & emails

We’ve been building websites and providing SEO services for over 10 years and during this time we’ve experienced some of the worst web hosting around, so we know how painful it can be.

LiteSpeed Enterprise beats them all!

We’ve tried and tested shared hosting, VPS, fully dedicated servers, cloud hosting, Apache, Nginx, OpenLiteSpeed and just about every other option going. 

LiteSpeed vs. Apache & Nginx Web Servers

As a website or business owner, the choice of which hosting platform to use may not be of much interest, but according to W3Techs, standard Apache servers power more than 30% of websites and are used by more websites than any other hosting platform.

But is it the fastest?

LiteSpeed Hosting vs Apache and Nginx using WordPress

This is direct from LiteSpeed themselves – The test compared loading WordPress using HTTP/2, LiteSpeed and LSCache for LiteSpeed plugin against Nginx and Apache.

LiteSpeed WordPress hosting is reported as 84 x faster than Apache and 12 x faster than Nginx.

LiteSpeed Enterprise Web Server

Why choose LiteSpeed web hosting from Opace?

Here are some of the many benefits of using Opace as your LiteSpeed web hosting provider.

Fast Hosting

LiteSpeed Enterprise is fast anyway but add in fast PHP7+, HTTP/2, enterprise-grade Dell SSD storage, 100 gigabit networking and Redis / Memcached support. It’s the hosting stack for performance and page load times.

Affordable Hosting

Our secure LiteSpeed hosting is very affordable, starting at only £45 per month for a basic WordPress website and £95 upwards for eCommerce sites that use Magento or WooCommerce.

UK Fully Managed

Our UK based data centre specialists will fully manage, monitor and back up your WordPress, WooCommerce or Magento hosting 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and 365 days per year. Hourly backups as standard.

More Tuning for Speed

Using the free LSCache plugin for WordPress or the LiteMage cache for Magento combined with other useful tools, we will fine-tune your site further for the very best performance and speed.

Secure cPanel Access

Enhanced security and account isolation with your very own cPanel account powered by CloudLinux combined with SSH access, HardenedPHP, SFTP, WAF, Free SSL, CyberEssentials approved data centre & more..

SEO Benefits

If experience has taught us anything, improved page load times is one of the quickest ways to boost your rankings as it provides an instant benefit to your visitors and search engines .

Still not convinced? Here are a few more reasons…

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Fast hosting using SSDs LiteSpeed Web Server

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LiteSpeed hosting is like Apache (but faster)

Fully compatible with Apache, it works out-of-the-box with WordPress, WooCommerce, Magento and other platforms like Joomla.

Plugins and support for optimisation

Platforms like WordPress and Magento fully support LiteSpeed can be further optimised using plugins and extensions to improve page load times and minimise the TTFB (time to first byte), typically less than 50ms.


Better security

As well as the security benefits mentioned above, our servers are mod_security compatible, come with a range of anti-DDoS features and automatic security updates as standard. The UK based data center is secure 24x7, ISO27001 certified and fully redundant by design.

cPanel & WHM access

We provide cPanel and WHM access so that you have a single easy to use control panel for managing your website, security and email accounts.


Choose your PHP version

You can choose the version of PHP from PHP 4 to PHP 7 upwards and have full control over the php.ini and module configuration. We also run HardenedPHP which secures old and unsupported versions of PHP from version 5.2 upwards.

Hourly off-site backups

As standard, we provide hourly backups to a remote location each day. This is a full off-site backup where we replicate your files and databases externally so you can easily restore throughout the day in the case in case of a disaster. At the end of the day, these backups are rolled up providing you with daily backups to restore from if needed.


Technology in our stack

The list is long but here are some of the key players: Cloud Linux 7 (64 bit), cPanel and WHM, LiteSpeed web server & HTTP/2, MySQL 5.7, PHP 4-7, Perl/Python/Ruby, Redis and Memcached Support, SSH Access, SFTP (Secure FTP), Web Application Firewall, Free SSL certificates, .htaccess (mod_rewrite), Email accounts (POP, IMAP and SMTP), Webmail, Latest dell hardware and SSDs, 100 gigabit data network, the list goes on...

OpenLiteSpeed vs LiteSpeed Enterprise

You may be wondering about the free OpenLiteSpeed, which is the free and open source version of LiteSpeed. There are similarities and differences, including some key disadvantages. For a detailed comparison, please see the editions here


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