WORDPRESS HOSTING

WordPress Hosting that is Powerful, fast & secure.

With Hostking's WordPress hosting you can design your WordPress website while we worry about the optimization and security of the server hosting it.

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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 cPanel
Over 5000 Customers
Trusted by thousands
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More than 8 years in business.

Get WordPress hosting that fits your ambitions

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

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WordPress 1-Month Free Trial

Want to try WordPress before purchasing a premium plan. We provide a small plan with a sub domain for free. Note premium plans are faster and have more storage space. No Credit Card Required. Upgrade anytime via Client Area.
WordPress Starter

$3.24/mo

(regular $4.12/mo)

10 GB SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
1 WordPress Site
512 MB Memory
5 Email Accounts
LiteSpeed Web Server
Free Website Builder (SitePro)
Free SSL Certificate
WordPress Advanced

$6.76/mo

(regular $9.01/mo)

50 GB SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
2 WordPress Sites
Free Domain***
100 Email Accounts
LiteSpeed Web Server
Free Website Builder (SitePro)
Free SSL Certificate
WordPress Business

$15.41/mo

(regular $20.89/mo)

200 GB SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
10 WordPress Sites
Free Domain***
400 Email Accounts
LiteSpeed Web Server
Free Website Builder (SitePro)
Free SSL Certificate

WordPress Hosting that’s tailored to your success.

Whether you’re ready to grow, sell or both, Hostking has solutions to help you push your WordPress
website to new levels of success.

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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 and the Litespeed Caching 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

Have peace of mind that our WordPress Hosting Servers are protected with the best security around which includes daily automated malware detection and removal to keep your website secure.

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Optimized WordPress Hosting

Enjoy up to 2.5X faster load times for your wordpress 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 wordpress hosting services. Enable APC or Memcache in the PHP Configuration 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!

WordPress Hosting Features

Ultra-Fast Performance Optimization
Our WordPress Hosting Servers have been specifically designed and optimized to keep your WordPress websites running fast.
Free SSL Certificates
Free SSL certificates on all WordPress websites hosted on our WordPress Hosting Servers.
LiteSpeed Caching
Accelerate your WordPress website performance with the LiteSpeed Cache Plugin, it is the only optimization plugin you will ever need.
Daily Backups
We automatically back up your site every day, never worry about backups again included with your wordpress 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
24/7 Premium Support
Free WordPress Migration
24/7 DDoS Protection
CDN Cloudflare Available
Comparison Table
Starter
Advanced
Business
Free domain with monthly plan
Free domain with annual plan
Websites
1 Website
2 Websites
10 Websites
SSD Disk space
10 GB
50 GB
200 GB
Email Accounts
5
100
400
Monthly Bandwidth
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
cPanel Control Panel
MySQL databases
Memcached
Backup/Restore
1-Click Installer
Easy To Use Sitebuilder
DNS management
Subdomains
Litespeed Web Server
Litespeed Caching Plugin
FTP over SSL (FTPS)
Raw access logs
Site statistics
Free SSL Certificate
File manager
WordPress
Joomla
Woocommerce
PHP 7.x, 8.0
Perl
Python
Virus & Spam protection
Security by Imunify360

FAQ

Answers to some common questions

WordPress is a state-of-the-art, open-source content management system. It is, arguably, the staple website creation tool in the world right now. It's easy to use, efficient, very well-built, and heavily customizable, with millions of plugins, themes, and tutorials available online. From job boards to blogs, and from digital portfolios to ecommerce stores; all kinds of sites can be (and are) powered by WordPress. Many renowned websites have WordPress running behind the scenes; TechCrunch, The New Yorker, and Sony Music are a few examples.

Nope!

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

Just like you rent an apartment to store all the things that make up your household; you rent a WordPress hosting to store all the files and folders that make up your website. Typically, a WordPress hosting signifies a host of web servers that have been optimized and fine-tuned to run WordPress websites at peak performance. Installing WordPress on Hostking's WordPress hosting takes a single click. Within a few moments of the installation, you are ready to tweak your website and add content as you please. It comes with pre- installed cache plugins and security enhancements that help you go live quicker than you'd hoped!

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 WordPress Hosting plans and makes it easy for anyone to transfer their WordPress site 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!

Definitely. You can install a plugin called Woocommerce through WordPress plugin dashboard and easily convert your website into a online shopping website.

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

Within the WordPress dashboard there is a section under Appearance -> Themes were you can choose any theme you prefer to give it that more professional look. Alternatively you can purchase very well done themes at https://www.themeforest.com.