At elitehost, we have something for everyone. Need help finding the right package? Click here to contact us.
We are the only South African based host that offers unlimited storage and traffic in two locations. You can have peace of mind and focus on growing your website and never have to worry about any bandwidth overusage charges.
Our servers are optimized for speed and reliability. We make use of Litespeed as a web server to ensure content is served fast. CloudLinux helps keep our servers reliable by preventing a single user from abusing the server.
If you are new to developing web sites then we may have the solution for you. We offer a browser-based website builder that provides a step by step design process.
Our web hosting plans let you install Wordpress, Joomla, Open Cart and over 250 other applications in just one click. No technical knowledge is required.
Our friendly and efficient support staff are expertly trained to answer any questions you may have no matter what time you happen to have them.
We do not limit the amount of mailboxes (email accounts) or databases you can create. Many other web hosts enforce limits and have additional charges if you require more.
Elitehost gives all accounts access to the leading control panel software on the market: cPanel. This powerful package puts control of your entire site at your finger tips. Making it easy to manage your hosting account from creating email accounts, setting up subdomains, MySQL databases, viewing your web statistics and more.
We can easily migrate your website over to our servers if you are currently hosting with another provider. If your site currently runs on a cPanel control panel, we can take a full backup and simply restore this on our systems, this would be free. If your site runs on a custom or other control panel we can still help.
You will need to contact us after placing your order or include exising cPanel login details in the order notes. We can also handle the migration of your domain names over to our management which will ensure minimal downtime during the transfer process. Please contact us if you would like to discuss a transfer over to Elitehost.
The online file manager allows you to upload, create or delete files, organize files in folders, extract files and change file permissions.
There is no need to give developers full access to your account. You can limit FTP users to specific directories by setting up multiple FTP accounts.
We implement a number of custom scripts to keep your data secure. We also run PHP in your username, limiting your exposure to other users.
You can run multiple websites from one hosting package. Our plus package lets you host 3 websites, while our Pro package allows you to host 7.
Create an unlimited number of email accounts You can send and receive via your favorite email program. Webmail is also provided to allow you to access your email from just about anywhere.
You can set your emails up with your iPhone, Android or Blackberry phone. Sync emails between your phone and computer using IMAP, and see the status of emails in real-time wherever you are.
There is a full set of additional features thrown in with our email setup, to make it as flexible as possible. Including forwarders, email aliases, autoresponders, default addresses and more.
SpamAssassin protects you from spam. You can choose at what levels you want spam highlighted, deleted or sent to a dedicated spam folder. We also provide additional filtering tools for advanced customisation.
We use only top of the line Dell servers, installed and configured by our in-house expert system admins. These are housed at Teraco in Johannesburg and run on a redundant network.
Our network is secured by strict firewalls and servers are protected by multiple security enhancements including mod_security, Ksplice, CloudLinux, CageFS and PHP hardening. Client and network security is our top priority.
Many SEOs prefer cPanel because of the amount of information it provides about web traffic. Web statistics can be generated by three different statistics generators. In addition, logs of errors encountered by website visitors, bandwidth tracking, and even raw FTP access logs are available via the cPanel interface.
- Webalizer Web Stats
- Webalizer Ftp Stats
- Analog Stats
- View Latest Visitors
- View Bandwidth Usage
- View Error Log
- Download raw log files
Add-On Domains (as per package)
Unlimited Sub Domains
Unlimited Parked Domains
Unlimited MySQL Databases
Unlimited FTP Accounts
Webalizer, Analog & Awstats Stats
Softaculous (1-Click Script Installs)
DNS Zone Editor
Unlimited E-Mail Accounts
Unlimited Auto Responders
Unlimited Mailing Lists
Spamhaus Zen Antispam
IMAP and POP3
SPF and DKIM
View Outgoing Logs
Port 25/26/587 SMTP
POP3, IMAP & SMTP
Fast Dell Servers
24/7 Server Monitoring
Starting at 16GB of RAM
Litespeed Web Server
ZA and UK Locations
PHP 4.4 and PHP 5.1 - 5.6 support
Server Side Includes
GD & Image Magick
Custom PHP Limits
This option is for advanced users only. A dedicated IP is required if you have a SSL certificate. We will not issue IP addresses for SEO usage. The SSL certificate is not included, see below or view our full list of SSL certificates here.
SSL certificates provide you with a competitive advantage by giving your visitors confidence that all of their personal data is protected including credit card details. We currently recommend a RapidSSL certificate as an entry level solution.
Accounts are setup instantly if paid by Credit Card, PayFast or PayPal. EFT payments are manually processed once proof is sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive your welcome email with all the necessary details within an hour of your payment during business hours and up to 8 hours after hours.
We accept the following forms of payment: Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), Credit Card (MasterCard and Visa), PayPal and Debit Order.
Yes, we offer a free migration service, this process is streamlined by our expert technical support team! We will move your website files, databases, emails (if possible), etc. from your old web hosting account to your new Elitehost account. Once your order is activated, simply submit a ticket to migrations department requesting the migration. Please include your existing login details that we would require. This only applies to shared and reseller hosting accounts making use of cPanel. Please email email@example.com to discuss VPS migrations.
We have no set minimum contract period, our hosting is billed from month to month, or at your selected billing cycle.
We're confident that you will not be disappointed with our service. However, in the event that you are disappointed with our service, we offer a 30 day money back guarantee.
We have no problems in hosting adult e-commerce websites on our servers. However there are some restrictions on what can be classed as "adult content"; the content must be legal, and comply with SA laws. Anything that we consider too graphic or depicts the abuse of children, your account will be suspended immediately. Membership based adult websites/forums are strictly disallowed. If you're unsure please contact sales.
An SSL certificate is an encrypted method which encrypts any data between the server and the client. We can provide you with an SSL certificate for R180/year including installation. This price excludes the static IP address which will be required to run the SSL certificate.
You can do this automatically and instantly through our client area, my.elitehost.co.za - we only charge you the pro rata difference in price.
We offer a 99.9%+ uptime guarantee as per our Service Level Agreement (SLA). If your site isn't available 99.9% of the time within a given month, we will give you a pro-rated credit for the downtime.