How will your small business cope with the coronavirus outbreak? In many places, social distancing, shelter-in-place orders and other necessary steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 are taking a toll on local shops. Many seem to experience a drop in sales already in South Africa. Check our blog at for more information how to handle this with a ... Read More
Fibre Freeze Period
Please be advised that the annual Fibre Freeze period begins on 13 December and ends on 12 January 2020.
Installations are put on hold during this time and are scheduled for the New Year.
Please place your order so that we may secure the earliest installation date for you.
After extensive research and testing,we've found that the legacy backup feature of cPanel creates certain problems,to list a few: Creates unnecessary load when backup runs. Uses disk space of customer if they store backups in the cpanel account. Management of two backup systems. Launch of Jetbackup Snapshots is now active on a few ... Read More
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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