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I have never been happy about any of my previous hosting companies, but Web Africa managed to change all that. Wonderful service guys

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Why Choose Web Africa?

 
 

Top quality hardware

We've sourced a generous offering to provide commercial-grade hosting at affordable prices.

Safe & Secure

Local hosting at our high-security data centre means backup generators, high uptime and complete peace of mind.

Rapid Activation

We'll have you online in no time: no forms, no contracts, no setup fees and no faxes - just sign up online. Pay upfront for extra discounts!

 
 
 
 

Which is Right for Me?

 
 

Linux v Windows

Making this decision depends on what functionality you require rather than whether you currently use Linux or Windows on your computer. cPanel is an easy-to-use administration interface used on Linux hosting; WebsitePanel is used on Windows hosting. Linux is perfect for PHP and MySQL while Windows is best for ASP .NET and MS SQL.

Starter

The Starter option is our most basic package: it doesn't include SQL databases but if you only need a fairly simple website then this is the right deal.

Premium and Premium Plus

If you need your website to store and retrieve information then you'll need a database. Complete with SQL databases, our Premium and Premium Plus packages are perfect for sites such as directories, e-commerce websites and forums.

How much disk space and traffic do I need?

  • 750MB

    Best for small websites or individual email accounts, 750MB is also enough to start your first simple website.

  • 5GB

    With enough space to grow, 5GB is what you’ll need for an average-sized blog or website.

  • 20GB

    Recommended for larger websites, 20GB is ideal if you host lots of photos, images, documents and other media.

  • Traffic

    This is the amount of content and media that your site displays to visitors. The more people who find and use your website, the more traffic (or bandwidth) you need. Our Premium and Premium Plus packages come with unlimited traffic.

 
 
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I have been using Web Africa Hosting for 4 years and to date have no complaints. Reliability and support (most critical to me) have been fantastic.

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Frequently Asked Questions

 
 
 
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What is included?

Web Africa supplies everything you need to create your own website. A free .co.za domain will help you secure your online space while our simple 1-Click Installs for WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and other content management systems means building your website is a piece of cake.

And with a hosting control panel (either WebsitePanel or cPanel), you'll have no trouble managing your website once it's up and running. In fact, we'll even throw in a Google AdWords voucher to help you advertise online. (Spend R200 on Google AdWords and we’ll make it an extra R600!) And if that’s not enough, pay upfront for six months or more and you’ll receive a 5-20% discount.

 
 
 
 
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So how do I get a website?

Two ways: you can do it yourself or you could engage a web designer and developer. While hiring experts is of course more expensive, the advantage is that you’ll get a professional and powerful website.

That said, designing your own website is an exciting challenge and you can spend as much time on it as you need. Choose a package that offers WordPress or a similar content management system - our 1-Click Installs will make things easy for you.

You'll also need a domain name to point to your website; at Web Africa, we give you one for free!

 
 
 
 
 
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What if I want to upgrade, downgrade or cancel?

You can upgrade or downgrade your web hosting package at any time simply by logging into our DSL management console online and choosing your new hosting package. Upgrades are instant; downgrades are activated at month end if initiated before the 20th of that month.

And since there are no contracts, if you want to cancel your shared hosting service then just give us a calendar month's notice - it's as simple as that.

 
 
 
 
 
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How reliable is Web Africa?

Established in 1997, we're a proudly South African company with over 35 000 satisfied customers and a reputation as one of the country's top internet service providers.

Part of our success is down to the fact that we've partnered with one of the biggest network providers in Africa to ensure the quickest and most reliable internet experience for our customers; take a look at our extensive ADSL network and you'll see what we mean.

But it's not just about speed and reliability. Our Web Hosting has been designed to global best practices and delivers bank-grade security complete with 24/7 monitoring, disaster recovery and light-speed connectivity. And in case things go wrong, you can depend on us: our technical support team is on call every day of the year to ensure high uptime. If you need us, we're just a phone call, email or live chat away.

 
 
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Thanks to Web Africa I can host my awesome company website and have all my company emails through one service provider.

Stuart
 
 

The Geeky Stuff The Whole Truth And Nothing But

 
 
 
 
Development features Linux Starter R19pm Order Now
Linux Premium R79pm R1pm*
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Linux Premium Plus R199pm R1pm*
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MySQL databases Unlimited Unlimited
PHP 5+
Python
Perl
CGI
Web server features      
Domains 1 Unlimited Unlimited
Parked domains 5 Unlimited Unlimited
Free .co.za domain
Domain aliases 5 Unlimited Unlimited
Sub-domains 5 Unlimited Unlimited
Flash
Mod_Rewrite URL rewriting
Custom error pages
Secure folders
Web statistics
Web-based control panel cPanel cPanel cPanel
FTP access 1 Unlimited Unlimited
File Manager
Email features      
Email accounts 5 Unlimited Unlimited
Anti-virus filtering
Anti-spam filtering
Webmail
Auto responders
Catch-all
IMAP/POP3
1 Click Installs      
Joomla
Drupal
Pligg
Wordpress
b2evolution
Zencart
osCommerce
OpenCart
Prestashop
Coppermine
phpBB
Add-ons and overages      
Dedicated SSL once-off setup R400 R400 R400
Dedicated IP address (per month) R50 per IP address R50 per IP address R50 per IP address
Dedicated IP address limit 6 11 11
Backup Retrieval (per hour) R300 R300 R300
Disk space overages per MB 50c 50c 50c
Bandwidth overages per GB R 10 N/A N/A
Prepayment period Minimum 1 month in advance Minimum 1 month in advance Minimum 1 month in advance
R1 Promotion Code 1rand 1rand
  Linux Starter R19pm Order Now Linux Premium R79pm R1pm*
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Linux Premium Plus R199pm R1pm*
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Contact our Awesome Team

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Justin

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March 2014