Premium Web Hosting + Free Domain + Free Website Design

With Hostking Shared 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.

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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. Upgrade anytime via Client Area.


With a 3-yr term - (regular $1.44 p/m)

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


With a 3-yr term - (regular $3.30 p/m)

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


With a 3-yr term - (regular $8.86 p/m)

100 GB SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
2 Hosted Domains
Free Domain
100 Email Accounts
Litespeed server
Free Website Builder
Free SSL Certificate
Free 2 Page Website Design


With a 3-yr term - (regular $20.55 p/m)

220 GB SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
10 Hosted Domains
Free Domain
400 Email Accounts
Litespeed server
Free Website Builder
Free SSL Certificate
Free 3 Page Website Design
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
Over 5000 Customers
Trusted by thousands
Trusted Web Host
More than 8 years in business.

Free Website Design Offer is applicable to all Annual+ payment plans with Starter, Advanced, Business.

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.

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Simple and Easy WordPress

We've made getting started with a WordPress website easy when ordering a WordPress Hosting Plan with us as we auto-install WordPress for you upon purchase. Comes pre-installed with Wordfence plugin to ensure speed and security. We also have Imunify360 on all servers to secure your WordPress website all the time.

Secured websites by Imunify360

Daily automated malware detection and removal to give you peace of mind.

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Optimized Web Hosting

Enjoy up to 2.5X faster load times for your web hosting due to super charged custom hosting stack, Fast SSD servers, Opcache and Imunify360 Protection. Your website content is managed more efficiently, enabling dynamic content requests to be processed lightning-fast with our exclusive web hosting services. Enable APC or Memcache in the PHP Configration to get your site even faster!

24/7 Live Chat Support

Support Anytime You Need It Our team of technical experts will solve any support issues to get your websites up and running in no time. All hours of the day! Having support issues at 1am in the morning. Sure! No problem. Chat to us on live chat for assistance and we will be there to help!

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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 website performance with the Database and Static File Caching, it is enabled by default 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.
SSD Powered Servers
Our web hosting is built with Fast SSD servers to improve performance of websites
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
24/7 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
Redis Object Caching
1-Click Installer
Easy To Use Sitebuilder
DNS management
Litespeed Server
Raw access logs
Site statistics
Free SSL Certificate
File manager
PHP 7.x, 8.0
Virus & Spam protection
Security by Anti-Malware Security


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 cPanel Advanced plans and up. For Starter plans we also offer a free domain with annual payment or above.

Yes we offer 24/7 live chat, email, ticket or telephonic support all year around every day including public holidays.