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what is Litespeed webserver?


Litespeed provides greater speed and performance and is a good choice for e-commerce sites as well as CMSs like WordPress and Joomla. By LiteSpeed’s advanced cache engine, you can eliminate the need for the HTTPS reverse proxies or additional third party caching layers required with Apache.

LiteSpeed Web Server is compatible with the commonly used Apache web server and its features such as mod_rewrite, .htaccess, and mod_security. It is also compatible with the best control panels, such as cPanel, Plesk, cyberpanel and DirectAdmin.

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OpenLiteSpeed is most frequently used for individual sites that don’t change often and it’s suggested that you simply restart OpenLiteSpeed to load any new .htaccess file.

If you are in a situation where you need to frequently update, such as a shared hosting environment, then you’ll want to use LiteSpeed Enterprise