Plesk Server Upgrades to New Plesk Obsidian Version

We are pleased to announce that we will be upgrading Plesk Servers today to their new versions called Plesk Obsidian Plesk has released. This version brings many bug fixes we have been waiting for also a way to view the sites abusing shared resources which helps us control the server hosting better for Plesk for Windows. Tools like these existed ... Read More

October 23, 2019
Credit Card Payment Gateway Moved to Payfast

We have received reports from customers with issues with SagePay Paynow payments. We investigated and found its an issue on their developers API which they will be looking into.

While they attend to it we will be using Payfast as the Credit Card Payment gateway.

We will inform you if this changes and any updates on this issue.

October 5, 2019
New Free and Paid Email Marketing Services Launched

We are pleased to inform all customers requiring Email Marketing Service that we have implemented a new Email Marketing Service. We have tested it for quite some time and feel its ready for customers requiring strong but easy to use Email Marketing Software. We launched a free plan with some limits for those interested in testing the service out ... Read More

September 30, 2019
Plesk Diskspace Upgrades and New Plesk Enterprise Plan Launched

We are please to announce that we have increased all Plesk Plans diskspace allocation at no cost to you.

For all our ASP.NET Hosting customers we hope you enjoy your free added diskspace.

Note we also launched a New Plesk Enterprise package at 25GB.

September 30, 2019
Price Increases due to cPanel Provider Licence Increase

Hi As emailed to all clients and announcement placed on our website and your client area :  https://my.hostking.co.za/announcements/52/cPanel-Price-Increase-and-Migration.html We and many other web hosting providers are forced to increase pricing. We have hence finalized our pricing and we are now updating our website and packages with the ... Read More

July 23, 2019
cPanel Price Increase and Migration

Web Hosting Providers around the globe have received a notification from cPanel the control panel provider that they will be increasing their pricing substantially and not provide unlimited accounts per licence either but charged per account going forward. This news unfortunately means many smaller hosts will be forced to close business or ... Read More

July 15, 2019
New Web Hosting Packages Launched

To be competitive in web hosting industry we have decided to adjust our Package Offerings in certain areas.  Today we have launched our cPanel Hosting plans which as per our Web Hosting page shows the new available packages. For our existing clients this does not affect your current package limits or pricing in any way. You however may choose ... Read More

January 17, 2019
Payfast Feedback

Payfast has been working on fixing the issues with the module and have informed us that they have resolved issues creating duplicate payments. We have hence decided to add it a secondary payment incase some customers prefer this method of payment.

We hope this satisfies customers that prefer this method.

December 23, 2018
Payfast Duplicate Payments and Removal

Dear Clients, Due to receiving many complaints regarding Payfast Payment Gateway creating duplicates and being in contact with them and this issue not being resolved. We have decided to discontinue the use of Payfast entirely. We have alternative payment methods which are newer and better: SagePay - Credit Card and EFT SagePay  - Debit Order ... Read More

November 7, 2018
Price Increases coming 1st November 2018

Hostking has always strived to be affordable and provide stability at the same time. Unfortunately for the rising demand of SSD web hosting to provide better performance we decided to roll out SSD servers throughout our environment including our VPS infrastructure. This has forced us to increase prices to the below: The following will be ... Read More

October 20, 2018