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Benefits of WordPress hosting over normal hosting

Benefits of WordPress hosting over normal hosting

According to WordPress statistics, over 74 million websites and blogs are hosted by WordPress. If you want a WordPress site, there are two types of hosting options available for you. You can host your website directly through WordPress yourself or you can choose managed WordPress hosting with a web hosting provider. HostAfrica offers managed WordPress […]

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How to build your website with HostAfrica site builder

How to build your website with HostAfrica site builder

HostAfrica offers you the opportunity to design and create a unique website from start to finish. Have you ever wanted to build your own website but don’t want to navigate tricky terminology and confusing coding to do so? The HostAfrica site builder has an easy drag-and-drop interface and there are no coding skills required. You […]

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SSL certificates vs no SSL certificates

SSL certificates vs no SSL certificates

What is an SSL certificate? SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer. What an SSL certificate does is it encrypts information entered on a website so the only the intended recipient can understand it. An SSL certificate is the backbone of data security and protection on the internet. Advantages vs not having an SSL certificate Let’s […]

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Benefits of using HA site builder

Benefits of using HA site builder

Using Host Africa’s site builder is simple and convenient. Choose a website template from the many options in our library, use the drag and drop tool to add content and arrange the layout as you like, and publish the site online when you’re ready to go live. Our site builder is user-friendly and does all […]

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How much space does a VPS have?

How much space does a VPS have?

At Host Africa, we sometimes see clients purchase a VPS, only to run out of disk space within a matter of weeks. We even had one client who ran out of disk space in a matter of days. Why was this? What it really boils down to is a lack of knowledge on the client side. […]

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Linux – Advanced SSH

Linux – Advanced SSH

SSH is not just a way to connect to your Linux VPS SSH or Secure Shell is a network protocol that enables secure connections. It is heavily used to connect to servers, make changes, upload things, and exit. Sometimes these actions happen via tools and sometimes directly via the terminal. If you are tired of repeatedly […]

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Tech Trends in 2018….

Tech Trends in 2018….

This year has seen some pretty interesting technology trends. We have a quick look at some of them and what they may mean….. Machine Learning or Deep Learning (ML or DL) Technology Machine learning and Deep Learning technology is already on the edge of a revolution. They are widely adopted in datacenters (Amazon making graphical […]

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Linux Security Tools

Linux Security Tools

Linux Security is dependant on the administrator One of the advantages of using Linux is that its security tends to be so much better than that of the competing alternatives. The fact remains, however, that no operating system is perfectly secure. A lazy administrator can destroy all the good work put into Linux as far as […]

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Website Hosting Pitfalls

Website Hosting Pitfalls

Know the purpose of your domain or website At Host Africa, we have seen that having a website is no recipe for success. Some companies only have a web domain so that their email address corresponds to the company name. This a very valid reason to have a domain and better than having a website misrepresenting […]

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Project Management – Doing SCRUM the right way.

Project Management – Doing SCRUM the right way.

What is SCRUM? Scrum is a software product development strategy that can be used for project management as well. It organizes people as a team to reach a common goal — creating a ready-for-market product. It is a widely used subset of Agile software development. Scrum software development starts with a wish list of features […]

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