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  • 10GB
  • Unlimited
  • 2x
  • 1
  • Free!
  • SA
  • R100.00
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Business Plus



  • 20GB
  • Unlimited
  • 3x
  • 3
  • Free!
  • SA
  • R185.00
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Business Pro



  • 40GB
  • Unlimited
  • 4x
  • 7
  • Free!
  • SA
  • R340.00
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Fewer Accounts Per Server

In addition to increasing reliability and performance, reducing the number of accounts also improves the security of your website. Less accounts per server means less targets for attackers which means less chance of ill effects.

Enterprise Email Filtering

Our business email accounts are filtered through our SpamExpert email cluster offering 99.98% filtering accuracy with close to zero false positives. Search logs, view quarantine and generate reports from a control panel.

All the tools you need…

A powerful hosting platform, backed by our outstanding customer service and industry-leading security and reliability.

290+ One-Click Application Installers

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.

Expert Technical Support

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.

Unlimited Mailboxes and Databases

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.

cPanel control panel

industry leading control panel

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.

Files and Backups

Easy File Management

The online file manager allows you to upload, create or delete files, organize files in folders, extract files and change file permissions.

Multiple FTP Accounts

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.

File Security

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.

Multi-Site Hosting

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.

Email Features

Advanced Email and Webmail

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.

Mobile Device Support

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.

Forwarders, Autoresponders & More

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.

Spam and Email Filtering

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.

Servers and Network

Fast Servers

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 firewalls and our servers are protected by multiple security enhancements including mod_security, Ksplice and PHP hardening. Client and network security is our top priority.

Advanced Statictics

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.

- Logaholic
- Webalizer Web Stats
- Webalizer Ftp Stats
- Analog Stats
- AWStats
- View Latest Visitors
- View Bandwidth Usage
- View Error Log
- Download raw log files

Dedicated IP Address (This can be ordered on checkout.)R50/month

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 Certificate (This needs to be ordered seperately. View/order SSL)R180/year

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.

How long does it take to setup my account?

Accounts are setup instantly if paid by Credit Card, PayFast or PayPal. EFT payments are manually processed once proof is sent to 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.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept the following forms of payment: Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), Credit Card (MasterCard and Visa), PayPal and Debit Order.

My website is currently hosted with another provider, will you be able to move my data over?

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 to discuss VPS migrations.

What is your minimum contract period?

We have no set minimum contract period, our hosting is billed from month to month, or at your selected billing cycle.

What do I do if I’m not happy with your service?

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.

Do you allow the hosting of adult content?

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.

I’ve been told to secure my shopping website hosting with an SSL certificate, how do I do this?

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 R240/year including installation. This price excludes the static IP address which will be required to run the SSL certificate.

Can I upgrade my hosting package in the future?

You can do this automatically and instantly through our client area, - we only charge you the pro rata difference in price.

What is your uptime guarantee?

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.