Can we add multiple domains in single droplet & some other questions

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  1. Can we add multiple domains in single droplet? (droplet which is created using wordpress 1-click install image on digital ocean)
  2. How much fast is apache as compared to open litespeed (free version of litespeed) ?
  3. What security software for server is recommended that actively scans for malware/trojans etc or maybe even stops the file from executing if it contains malicious code?

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Hi there,

Yes, you can host multiple websites on the same server. You would have root access meaning that you will have full control over your server configuration. Here is a step by step video on how to add a second site to the One-Click WordPress installation image:

The speed between Litespeed and Apache is debatable. Usually, it is said that Litespeed has better performance than Apache, but if you follow some best practices the difference should not be noticeable:

Regarding security, the 1-Click installation already comes with Fail2ban pre-configured. What you could also do is sign up for a free Cloudflare account which comes with free DDoS protection and also could help you with your website performance.

On the security topic, I could also suggest following the steps from the answer here on some really good tips on how to secure WordPress:

Hope that this helps!

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