Can I use node.js on a Web Hosting Hub server?

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FearTheCowboy / 11 Points
2011-12-27 1:22 am EST
I'm looking to move from PHP to node.js for my blog (and other sites).

Node.js is a lot more resource friendly (CPU usage/etc) than things like PHP, and scales *really* well.

Is there any way I can get node.js support? (at this point, I'd be ok if it was only cgi-based )

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13,688 Points
2011-12-27 10:35 am EST
Hello FearTheCowboy,

Thank you for your question on using node.js. I'm sorry but node.js is not supported in the shared environment of Web Hosting Hub servers. This is due to the resources needed by the node program and that command line access would be needed to install and manage the node program.

I noticed that you're using WordPress for your blog. We do recommend a caching plugin such as WP Super Cache which can help to optimize your WordPress site.

Please let us know if you have any additional questions or need further assistance.


Christi N.

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