So, it’s Saturday.
I had an issue, reported the issue and got it solved in minutes. Can’t really ask for better. Reminded myself it’s Saturday and then thought about contributing to this thread out of love for you my fellow host
Sharing is a sign of love, so here goes.
How I came about to ApisCP?
I was testing various combinations of panels/hosting to figure out what would better suit the demanding needs of a plugin rich, WooCommerce website. And @Wolveix was kind enough to help me, and he was the first one that told me to bet on ApisCP.
Within a a few weeks I made several tests, and compared over 800 audits. That’s right, eight…zero…zero.
What I tested.
I had several combinations but most of my time was spent comparing;
Cyberpanel (or DirectAdmin) + LiteSpeed Enterprise + No Caching Plugin/With Caching Plugin (4, including LiteSpeed very own plugin) + Other perks of LiteSpeed + With/without CDN
ApisCP + No Cache Plugin/With Caching Plugin + With/Without CDN
I’m not gonna lie, my bet was on [whatever panel] + LiteSpeed Enterprise + [Whatever Cache Plugin] + CDN
800 plus Audits in, and I decided to go for ApisCP - NO Cache Plugin* - NO CDN.
*ApisCP has a Web Optimization Section.
Reasons why I chose ApisCp
Performance - it just performed better even without using any Cache Plugin.
Simple of Use - Past the initial shock to my change-resistant immunity system, you get used to the fact that this is not a rehashed version of cPanel.
Security - This might be controversial, but I’m not using any security plugin on top of my WordPress sites. I use ApisCP security instead. I have on MAX most of the time, and downgrade it to MIN to run updates on the sites. Although ApisCP can run updates automatically if that’s what you want it to do.
This alone contributes to the performance of all sites. By the way, for the audit’s purpose, I ran audits for the websites under ApisCP with and without WordFence.
Support - I quickly realized Matt knows what he is doing, I mean REALLY KNOWS. Not just proficient. Not sure how to explain it better.
I beleive thatif people give ApisCP a real try, that they’ll love it. I understand that for web hosting companies it’s hard to make a change from cPanel or DirectAdmin to ApisCP that feels like a bespoke software, which maybe some of you can leverage due to that, while others won’t. And that’s resistance (your users) to change is the only justification, in my mind, not to favor ApisCP vs cPanel or DirectAdmin.
I’m not saying that is perfect and that there’s nothing I think should change. But as it is, it’s already great.