Web Hosting built in Africa for Africa.

Get the most reliable, secure and high performance website hosting for your african website.

Reliable, secure and high performance hosting from one of Africa's leading hosting providers.

WordPress Optimized Hosting Wordpress Optimized Web Hosting that is optimized for the best wordpress hosting experience.
Unlimited Bandwidth Unlimited Bandwidth No one likes being limited, get unlimited bandwidth on all our web hosting packages.
UltraFast Storage SSD Storage All our web hosting is done on SSD storage so that your website can have the need for speed.
Simple Management Simple Management Manage all aspects of your web hosting account through our cPanel Control Panel.
Web Hosting Packages
UltraFast Storage
Bandwidth
Email Accounts
Websites Allowed
MySQL Databases
Parked Domains
Sub-Domains
FTP Accounts
CPU Resources
Memory Limit
Inode File Limit
Concurrent Processes
Budget
from
$3.47
/mo*
normally $8.95
20 GB
Unlimited
100
1
5
5
25
5
1 core
512 MB
50 000
15
Value
from
$4.95
/mo*
normally $9.95
50 GB
Unlimited
200
10
20
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
2 cores
1024 MB
150 000
50
Pro
from
$7.75
/mo*
normally $14.95

100 GB
Unlimited
500
20
50
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
4 cores
2096 MB
250 000
100
All web
hosting
plans include
checked 1-Click Easy Installs
checked Weekly Backups
checked 30 Day Money Back
checked Spam & Virus Protection
checked cPanel Control Panel
checked Premium Support
checked Instant Activation
checked Malware Scanning
checked 24/7 Monitoring
checked Free Domain Name**
checked UltraFast SSD Storage
checked Wordpress Optimized

Addons & extras that compliment your website.

We at domains.africa offer you a variety of addon services which enhance your website hosting experience.

SSL Certificate Addon
SSL Certificate
Comodo Domain Validated SSL Certificates offer trusted 256-Bit Encryption security. Comodo includes a Site Seal to display on your website and is compatible with all mobile devices and browsers.
Code Guard Backup Addon
Code Guard Backup
Automatic daily backups of your website with Alert Notifications for any changes that may have been made. You have control over backups, as well as an easy restore function for your full website, or a specific file.
Patchman Scanning Software Addon
Patchman Scanning Software
Patchman automatically quarantines malware for you and ensures that security vulnerabilities are safely patched, especially for WordPress, Drupal and Joomla websites.
SpamExperts
SpamExperts
SpamEperts is the world leader in Spam & Anti-Virus Scanning for email services. They boast a 99% accuracy in email filtering with an extremely low false positive hit ratio. Currently this is on an introductory free offer.
Secure your website now
Add a Comodo DV SSL Certificate from only $2/mo*
Comodo is one of the leading names in website online security for both you and your visitors.
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Customer Trust Customer Trust Improve customer trust when browsing your website.
256-bit Encryption 256-bit Encryption Maximum Security with 256-bit encryption.
Improve SEO Improve SEO Search Engines Rank SSL enabled websites higher.
99% Compatibility 99% Compatibility Compatible with over 99% of web browsers & OS's

All the technical stuff included in our packages

This the technical and development stuff that us geeky people like to read.

Control Panel
Control Panel
Our hosting servers run cPanel and we provide you, the customer with cpanel access. This allows you to manage all aspects of your website hosting.
Multiple Domains
Multiple Websites
On our Value and Pro packages we offer the ability to host multiple websites on one hosting package. These website will share the resources allocated to the package.
Parked Domains
Parked Domains
If you have domains that do not have websites or would like to point a domain to another website, you can park them on our your web hosting package.
Domain Aliases
Domain Aliases
This allows you to alias one domain to another. For example if you would like your .com website to display the same webpage as your .africa website.
Sub-domains
Sub-domains
Sub-domains allow for the hosting of smaller sub-websites like blog.your-domain.africa or forums.your-domain.africa.
FTP Accounts
FTP Accounts
FTP is the protocol which allows you to upload files, folders and images to your website. You can create multiple FTP accounts and restrict access to certain folders.
Weekly Backups
Weekly Backups
We perform weekly cpanel backups of your hosting environment to be used in an emergency. We recommend purchasing our CodeGuard backup for complete peace of mind.
Custom Error Pages
Custom Error Pages
You can upload and create your own custom error pages. An example of this is when a page is not found on your website, an "oops! you have entered the void zone" message can be shown.
Web Statistics
Web Statistics
Using Analog or AwStats, you can get a detailed overview of the traffic on your website. For a more detailed over we recommend using Google Analytics.
File Manager
File Manager
The online file manager allows you to upload or change files, folders and images on your website without the need to FTP into the server.
Secure Folders
Secure Folders
Password protect a folder on your website to prevent any unauthorized access to the content inside the folder.
Cron Jobs
Cron Jobs
Setup scheduled tasks and scripts which aid in the automation of your website or cms solution.
PHP Feature
PHP Language
Our hosting servers allow you to switch between PHP versions on your website. We currently support PHP 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1. We also provide the ability for you to switch PHP extensions on or off.
HTML 5
HTML5 Support
The latest version of HTML (HTML5), is supported on all our web hosting packages and supports new features, error handling and new API's.
Ioncube Support
Ioncube Decoder
Our hosting packages include the Ioncube encryption decoder so that you are able to run ioncube encrypted php files on our hosting servers.
JQuery Support
JQuery Support
jQuery is a fast, small, and feature-rich JavaScript library. It makes things like HTML manipulation, event handling, animation, and Ajax much simpler.
MySQL
MySQL
All hosting servers are installed with Maria DB version 10.0 and above. Maria DB is a drop in replacement for MySQL with the exception of having better performance.
Github
Git
Store your code on Github and pull it down to our servers over SSH using git. Git allows for versioning control and the deployment of code.
PHPMyAdmin
PHPMyAdmin
This web-based mysql management tool allows you to manage all aspects of your MySQL or Maria DB databases
SSH Access
SSH Access
SSH is a secure access protocol. All hosting packages include SSH access into the server, allowing you to manage your website or scripts.
Zend
Zend
Applications developed on the Zend Framework and be hosted on our hosting servers using the PHP zend extension.
Email accounts
Email Accounts
All hosting packages come with email accounts included. Access to these email accounts can be done through IMAP(s), POP3(s) and via our webmail facility.
Email Account Size
Email Account Size
All email accounts include 2GB of email storage space which forms part of the hosting packages included space.
Anti-Virus
Anti-Virus
Clamav is included on our shared hosting servers for spam filtering, we would recommend purchasing our SpamExperts addon to have an enterprise anti-spam solution.
Anti-Spam
Anti-Spam
A basic version of anti-spam is offered on our shared hosting platform. we would recommend purchasing our SpamExperts addon to have an enterprise anti-spam solution.
Autoresponders
Autoresponders
Set an out-of-office on your email accounts or even a email confirmation response to a sale or support email address.
Email Forwarding
Email Forwarding
Setup email address that can forward to different people or other email accounts. This also allows you to setup email groups.
Email SPF Record
Email SPF Record
We will automatically configure an email SPF (Sender Policy Framework) record for your domain name to prevent email spoofing on your domain name.
Webmail
Webmail
3 online email solutions are offered with our packages. These allow you read & respond to emails online without needing an email client on your computer.
IMAP
IMAP
Access your emails from anywhere in the worlding using POP3(s) and IMAP(s). We also support Iphone Email Push.
Unlimited Bandwidth
Unlimited Bandwidth
All hosting packages include unlimited bandwidth so that there is no unexpected suprises at the end of the month.
Cagefs
Cagefs
This technology is used to isolate each hosting package so that no other website can affect your website.
Intrusion Prevention
Intrusion Prevention
We implement a number of filtering solutions to monitor and block intrusion attempts on websites and on our infrastructure.
Firewall
Firewall
We at domains.africa are pedantic about security and all access to and from our servers are firewall controlled.
SSL Certificate
SSL Certificate
SSL Certificates can be added onto our web hosting packages. Add an SSL Certificate to your website from only $2/mo
Mod Security
Mod Security
Mod Security is web traffic firewall which inspects incoming HTTP & HTTPS requests and blocks known exploits and vulnerabilities.
Email SPF Record
Email SPF Record
We will automatically configure an email SPF (Sender Policy Framework) record for your domain name to prevent email spoofing on your domain name.
Disk Space
UltraFast Storage
We at domains.africa only use SSD or NVME hard drives in our servers which are run in raid for redundancy.
IP Address
IP Addresses
Additional and dedicated IP addresses can be ordered and provisioned on your hosting package, speak to one of our consults regarding this.
Addons to suit your needs
CodeGuard Backup
Configure
We configure codeguard for your web hosting account.
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CodeGuard Initial Backup
Initial Backup
We snapshot your website and your databases.
next
CodeGuard Monitor
Monitor
Daily backup reports will be sent to you.
next
CodeGuard Backup Again
Backup Again
The system will continue backing up your site daily.
next
CodeGuard Restore
Restore
If there is a whoops, restore your website in one click
CodeGuard Backup
Off-site backup, online peace of mind
CodeGuard is an industry leader in off-site protection. It is the perfect addon to help you protect your website from hackers and data loss that you may have no control over.
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Featured 1-Click Easy Installs

There are over 260 applications which can easily be installed with the click of a mouse.

Joomla

Joomla

Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications.

Drupal

Drupal

Drupal is an open-source platform and content management system for building dynamic web sites offering a broad range of features and services.

PHP-Fusion

PHP-Fusion

PHP-Fusion is a light-weight open-source content management system (CMS) written in PHP 5.

Concrete5

Concrete5

Concrete5 makes running a website easy. Go to any page in your site, and a editing toolbar gives you all the controls you need to update your website.

MODX

MODX

MODX helps you take control of your online content.

CMS Made Simple

CMS Made Simple

CMS Made Simple provides a fast and easy way to create a professional web site and manage its content.

e107

e107

e107 is a content management system written in PHP and using the popular open source MySQL database system for content storage.

Xoops

Xoops

Xoops is an easy to use dynamic web content management system written in PHP.

Wordpress

Wordpress

Wordpress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards and usability.

Open Blog

Open Blog

Open Blog is a free and open source blogging platform built using the CodeIgniter PHP framework.

Serendipity

Serendipity

Serendipity is a PHP-powered weblog application which gives the user an easy way to maintain an online diary.

Dotclear

Dotclear

Dotclear is an open-source web publishing software created in 2002 by Olivier Meunier. A one man's project at first.

b2evolution

b2evolution

b2evolution is an advanced weblog tool, allowing you to run your own blogs, newsfeeds or even photo stream.

Textpattern

Textpattern

Textpattern is a web application designed to help overcome the hurdles to publishing online.

Ghost

Ghost

Ghost is an Open Source application which allows you to write and publish your own blog.

Nibbleblog

Nibbleblog

Nibbleblog Easy, fast and free CMS Blog The database used is based on XML files.

phpBB

phpBB

phpBB is used by millions of people on a daily basis, making it the most widely used opensource bulletin board system in the world.

Simple Machines Forum

Simple Machines Forum

SMF in short is a free, professional grade software package that allows you to set up your own online community within minutes.

MyBB

MyBB

MyBB is a free bulletin board system software package developed by the MyBB Group. A lot of thought has gone into the MyBB interface to make it easy to use.

Advanced Electron Forums

Advanced Electron Forums

AEF - Advanced Electron Forum is a free bulletin board software written in PHP and MySQL. It has a lot of unique features and is very fast.

Vanilla

Vanilla

Vanilla Forums are open-source, standards-compliant, customizable discussion forums.

PunBB

PunBB

PunBB is a fast and lightweight PHP-powered discussion board.

XMB

XMB

XMB is a lightweight PHP forum software with all the features you need to support a growing community.

FluxBB

FluxBB

FluxBB is a free open source forum application designed to be fast, light and user friendly.

Gallery

Gallery

Gallery is an open source web based photo album organizer. Gallery gives you an intuitive way to blend photo management seamlessly.

Piwigo

Piwigo

Piwigo is a photo gallery software for the web, built by an active community of users and developers.

Coppermine

Coppermine

Coppermine is a multi-purpose fully-featured and integrated web picture gallery script written in PHP using GD or ImageMagick as image library with a MySQL backend.

Zenphoto

Zenphoto

Zenphoto is a CMS for selfhosted, gallery focused websites. Our focus lies on being easy to use and having all the features there when you need them.

TinyWebGallery

TinyWebGallery

TinyWebGallery is a free php based photo album / gallery that is very easy to install, extremely user friendly, does not need a database (uses xml files).

phpAlbum

phpAlbum

phpAlbum is an Open Source PHP script which allows you to create your personal Photo Album / Gallery in just a seconds. All you need is a web space with FTP access.

4images

4images

4images is as a web based PHP and MySQL for displaying images on the Internet. 4images can be configured through an administration area.

Pixelpost

Pixelpost

Pixelpost, a small photoblog application that's a no-brainer to set up and use. It's perfect for anyone wishing to regularly post their photos on the web like a blog.

MediaWiki

MediaWiki

MediaWiki is a free software wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia.

DokuWiki

DokuWiki

DokuWiki is a standards compliant, simple to use Wiki, mainly aimed at creating documentation of any kind.

PmWiki

PmWiki

PmWiki is a wiki-based system for collaborative creation and maintenance of websites. PmWiki pages look and act like normal web pages, except they have an "Edit" link.

WikkaWiki

WikkaWiki

Wikkawiki is a flexible, standards-compliant and lightweight wiki engine written in PHP, which uses MySQL to store pages.

MediaWiki 1.19

MediaWiki 1.19

MediaWiki is a free software wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia.

AbanteCart

AbanteCart

AbanteCart is a free PHP based eCommerce solution for merchants.

OpenCart

OpenCart

OpenCart is an open source PHP-based online shopping cart system.

PrestaShop

PrestaShop

PrestaShop is professional e-Commerce shopping cart software.

Magento

Magento

Magento is an Open Source ecommerce web application, building on components of the Zend Framework.

WHMCS

WHMCS

WHMCS handles everything from signup to termination, with automated billing, provisioning and management.

CubeCart

CubeCart

CubeCart is a complete ecommerce shopping cart software solution.

osCommerce

osCommerce

osCommerce is an online shop e-commerce solution that offers a wide range of out-of-the-box features.

Loaded 7

Loaded 7

Loaded 7 is a responsive ecommerce web application. Based on a 3rd generation e-commerce platform.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which Web Hosting package is right for me?

FAQ Answer
If you are a home user wanting a personal website, then Budget Hosting Plan should be suitable for your needs.
If you are a small business looking to host your company website with email addresses, the Value or Pro Hosting Plans should be suitable for your business needs.
If you are looking to host e-commerce websites or forums, then the Pro plans should be suitable for your needs.

What's included with my Website Hosting Package?

FAQ Answer
The Website Hosting Package will give you everything you need to host your personal or company website. The packages include a free domain name when purchased on our annual plans. This will help you secure your presence online.

Can I Upgrade or Downgrade my hosting package later?

FAQ Answer
Certainly, we allow you a great deal of flexibility. You can upgrade or downgrade your website hosting package at any time. You may simply do it yourself or call us if you require assistance. For cancellations, you'll need to provide us with a calendar month's notice

What customer support do I get?

FAQ Answer
Domains.africa is proud to offer our Web Hosting customers the services of our exceptional, customer support staff. Our team is highly trained, friendly and dedicated to your success. We offer a knowledgebase with useful tutorials and videos that will assist you with all aspects of hosting your website.

What is 1-Click Easy Installs?

FAQ Answer
1-Click Installs make installing applications like Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal and many more effortless. There are over 300 applications which can easily be installed in a click of a mouse.

What SSL do I get for $2/mo* ?

FAQ Answer
You can add a Comodo Domain Validated Positive SSL to your website for only $2/mo*. Give your customers peace of mind and give your website a Google Ranking Boost by adding an SSL to it.

What is SSD or NVME?

FAQ Answer
SSD's (Solid State Drives) and NVME (Non-Volatile Memory Express) drives are the next generation of hard drives which have no moving parts, utilize less power, and are up to 500% faster than a traditional hard drives. We use them to ensure your website runs lightening fast.