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26 May 2018

Dear Valued Customer! By now, you have probably received many emails just like this one relating to the GDRP EU Policy launched on 25th, so we will try to keep it short. New regulations protect the fundamental rights to privacy, data control, and transparency for European citizens. Although the GDPR is targeting the processing of data of European Economic Area (“EEA”) citizens only and...


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24 Mar 2018

VAT rate increase from 14% to 15% effective on services from 1 April 2018. On 21 February 2018 the Minister of Finance announced an increase in the Value Added Tax rate from 14% to 15%, effective on the supply of goods and services from 1 April 2018.  All our suppliers have hence increased and notified us of an increase to 15%. Following this announcement, Hostking will  adjust...


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27 Oct 2017

At Hostking we are committed to remaining competitive in both our prices and product ranges. While we have postponed action for as long as possible, changes following the increases with some of our suppliers have forced us to re-evaluate our pricing. The current state of hardware costs have impacted many IT businesses across the ZA and in Hostking’s case it triggered a price increase from our...


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26 Oct 2017

Payfast has recently changed their subscription code since last month. This means that many subscriptions on invoices created earlier in the year may not be working.  All subscriptions done within October however should still be working. If you find your subscription not working or the invoice not auto paying and updating we advise your to recreate your subscription through the Invoice on...


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11 Sep 2017

Due to many requests we will be launching a few new services. Maanged Plesk Windows VPS servers for customers in the next month or so. Thank you

11 Sep 2017

Due to some complaints of the Client Area not working correctly and the website not being easy to use we have been for the last month working on a new site template. The site should be live starting this evening and will be improved during the rest of the week. We hope it helps customers in finding options and packages they require.

11 Sep 2017

We are eventually removing the Starter plan off our website. It is still available on the https://my.hostking.co.za/cart.php  page for ordering for existing clients for now. However in the next month or two we will be removing it entirely.

20 Apr 2017

We are pleased to announce that Hostking has officially deployed Imunify360 on all cpanel shared hosting servers. Our customers can immediately benefit from Imunify360’s cutting-edge technology and enhanced threat detection and removal capabilities. Imunify360 is part of the CloudLinux family, they provide cutting-edge technology which web hosts all around the world currently use, for...


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27 Jan 2017

This month we have something that many of our clients have bee n requesting. All Hostking web hosting accounts have the ability to utilize FREE Let's Encrypt SSL certificates with just a few clicks in your cPanel or Plesk Panel. Our state of the art interface handles having your SSL certificate issued as well as renewing it at the required intervals. This will help and secure your site free...


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27 Jan 2017

Due to us offering daily, weekly and monthly backup from within restore manager in every cpanel for every client on cPanel we will be removing the Softaculous backup feature so we can improve performance and load on servers. We also find some customers that have more than 2 domains have issues with softaculous backups and there currently is no solution to the way softaculous does backups for...


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