Premium Web Hosting + Free Domain + Free Website Design

With Hostking Web Hosting, whether you use the Website Builder or WordPress, you get all the features, tools, and guidance you need to build and launch truly stunning websites or if you like, applicable to certain packages we can even design the website for you at no extra cost.

Lets get your business online today!

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Bring your website to life with Shared Web Hosting

Blog, website or online store, we’ve got a plan that fits perfectly.

Web Hosting Free Plan

Want to try our Web Hosting before purchasing a premium plan. We provide a small plan with a sub domain for free for 7 days. Note premium plans are faster and have more storage space. No Credit Card Required.


With 3yr term - (Regular - R21.00 p/m)

1 GB SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
1 Hosted Domain
1 Email Account
No Free Domain
Litespeed Server
Free Website Builder
Free SSL Certificate
No Free Website Design


With 3yr term - (Regular - R48.00 p/m)

30 GB SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
1 Hosted Domain
5 Email Accounts
No Free Domain
Litespeed Server
Free Website Builder
Free SSL Certificate
1 Page Free Website Design


With 3yr term - (Regular - R129.00 p/m)

120 GB SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
5 Hosted Domains
100 Email Accounts
Free domain (.co.za,.com)
Litespeed Server
Free Website Builder
Free SSL Certificate
1 Page Free Website Design


With 3yr term - (Regular - R299.00 p/m)

250 GB SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
25 Hosted Domains
Unlimited Email Accounts
Free domain (.co.za,.com)
Litespeed Server
Free Website Builder
Free SSL Certificate
1 Page Free Website Design
1 Page Free Website Design is for Primary Domain Only.
High Speed Services
Optimized for performance.
Secure payments
Wide range of Payment Options
Website Transfer
Free Site Migration Services
Easy to use Control Panel
Manage your websites with Direct Admin
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Hosting that’s tailored to your success.

Shared hosting is the easiest, most economical way to get your website connected to the Internet so you can start building it.

Let us design your website

Why pay thousands of rands to a web design company where we can design a website for you. Tell us about your business, choose a theme, send us any content and images you may like on the website and we will do the rest. This offer applies to Starter, Advanced and Business Plans.

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Optimized WordPress Hosting

Our WordPress hosting service uses LiteSpeed servers which includes the LiteSpeed caching plugin to improve your website performance. Responsive load times mean better user experience, better seo, and higher rankings

All WordPress Hosting Features

Our managed WordPress hosting comes with ready-to-use features, so you can start building your website in no time. Enjoy our 1-click installer, user-friendly control panel, and automatic WordPress updates. Plus, get pre-installed performance WordPress plugins and marketing tools to grow your online presence.

Awesome Live Chat Support

Our customer support is always available via live chat to help, small or big we can solve the issue. We also offer a detailed knowledge base with some tips and tricks to help you get your website up and running in no time.

Anti-Virus and Malware Security

With Hostking, your WordPress website will be protected with our web application firewall, Malware security and antivirus software. Your website also comes with a free SSL certificate to protect your website and keep any data encrypted. We also perform daily backups with Jetbackup backup software, incase you ever need to restore your website to a previous version.

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Over 200 Website Templates

Let us worry about your web hosting needs while you focus on growing your business!

Web Hosting Features

Ultra-Fast Performance Optimization
Our Web Hosting Servers have been specifically designed and optimized to keep your websites running fast.
Free SSL Certificates
Free SSL certificates on all websites hosted on our Web Hosting Servers.
Litespeed Caching
Accelerate your WordPress, Prestashop or Joomla website performance with with the litespeed caching plugin, ensuring your website is fast.
Daily Backups
We automatically back up your site every day, never worry about backups again included with your web hosting at no extra charge.
Local Hosting in JHB
Our servers are hosted locally in one of Africa's Top Data Centers - Hetzner, Samrand
Malware Protection
Your sites are always protected against malware and intrusion attacks with our AI web application firewall.
Litespeed Powered Servers
Highly Available Servers
Email Hosting Included
Premium Support
Free Website Migration
24/7 DDoS Protection
CDN Cloudflare Available
Comparison Table
Free domain with monthly plan
Free domain with annual plan
1 Website
5 Websites
25 Websites
SSD Disk space
30 GB
120 GB
250 GB
Email Accounts
Monthly Bandwidth
Hosting Control Panel
MySQL databases
Litespeed Caching
1-Click Installer
Easy To Use Sitebuilder
DNS management
Litespeed Web Server
Raw access logs
Site statistics
Free SSL Certificate
File manager
PHP 7.x, 8.0
Virus & Spam protection
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Web Hosting - FAQ

Answers to some common questions

Shared Web Hosting is one of the most popular hosting packages because it provides an affordable way to get your website online. Shared Web Hosting works by allowing multiple users to share space on a single server maintained by the hosting provider (Hostking). A Shared web Hosting package can include multiple offers or combinations of features as offered by their hosting provider. Shared web Hosting is perfect for blogging, hobbies and small business websites.


All services can be cancelled or moved to a different provider at any time.

When you sign up for a Shared Web Hosting package, your biggest benefit is purchasing web hosting at an affordable price. In addition to various features, our shared web hosting platform is managed which means users don't have to worry about server management and platform patches. When you purchase a Shared Web Hosting package it also includes an SSL certificate and more!

Yes, please contact us to upgrade or downgrade to a different plan.

We'll migrate all of your sites for free! Our free migration service is included with all Web Hosting plans and makes it easy for anyone to transfer their Websites to Hostking. Let our team of experts do the heavy lifting for you, we'll have your websites loading faster in no time on our SSD Powered web servers!

Sure. We provide you with a 1-Click Installer called Softaculous you could use to quickly and easily install most well known Content Management Systems to build a website or online store easily.

Yes we give a free co.za, net.za, web.za or even the popular .com domain on all Advanced plans and up. For Starter plans we also offer a free domain with annual payment or above.

Yes we offer live chat, email, ticket including public holidays.

Website Design - FAQ

Answers to some common questions

Many website design companies charge thousands to get a website online. We are offering what small businesses need without the huge upfront cost. Get a website online, email account and hosting with us.

Note: As this is Affordable Web Design, we use WordPress with limited plugins. Also we don't design Ecommerce sites as yet.

Yes we offer different packages that give you access to a control panel, allows email account creation so your business can receive emails, allows access to the site-builder we use to design your website so you can make small changes whenever you need if urgent.

Our policy states that we will do it in the following order:

Initial email or communication to you from developer requesting information about your business, site colours, logo if you have, design etc.

A template of your choice will also be decided upon.

We can even assist in creating your email account you may require.

We then create a draft of the site pages, etc. and send you a draft for approval.

Once finalized we then publish and make the site live.

As we have many orders constantly we have a queue we work with and hence we strive to get websites done within 48 hours to 7 days. If we cannot achieve this we will inform you and credit where required. We supply each customer with one additional draft and we allow 1 monthly update or change (1 hour) . Note customers will get access to the admin section to make any changes they would like to do afterwards aswell.