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Powerful PrestaShop Hosting
E-commerce in South Africa at its best

Power your online store with one of the finest ecommerce solutions available in South Africa. Our PrestaShop Hosting offers fast LiteSpeed servers that’ll help move products to pockets with exceptional load speeds. We’ll also throw in a free SSL certificate to secure your website.

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PrestaShop hosting plans and pricing

Whether you’re starting out or an established business, our prices are bound to tickle your fancy. That’s because all of our servers run on LiteSpeed. Besides tremendous speeds and comfortable navigation with cPanel, you’ll also get a free SSL certificate. So, is this a goodie bag or a hosting package?

Starter

R99 per month

  • 20GB SSD Storage Upgradable
  • Host 1 Domain One website
  • 100 Subdomains 100 Subdomains
  • 25 Email Accounts Custom email addresses
  • 1 FTP Account Account access
  • 5 MySQL Databases phpMyAdmin access
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Basic

R169 per month

  • 40GB SSD Storage Upgradable
  • Host 2 Domains 1 Add-on Domain
  • 100 Subdomains 100 Subdomains
  • 25 Email Accounts Custom email addresses
  • 1 FTP Account Account access
  • 50 MySQL Databases phpMyAdmin access
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Power

R299 per month

  • 100GB SSD Storage Upgradable
  • Host 3 Domains 2 Add-on Domains
  • 500 Subdomains 500 Subdomains
  • Unlimited Email Accounts Custom email addresses
  • 5 FTP Accounts Create custom accounts
  • Unlimited MySQL Databases phpMyAdmin access
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Business

R499 per month

  • 200GB SSD Storage Upgradable
  • Host 5 Domains 4 Add-on Domains
  • 1000 Subdomains 1000 Subdomains
  • Unlimited Email Accounts Custom email addresses
  • 10 FTP Accounts Create custom accounts
  • Unlimited MySQL Databases phpMyAdmin access
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PrestaShop Hosting Plans: Monthly Contract, Monthly Billing, Cancel Anytime.
*co.za domain name is registered free when used as the primary domain for the hosting account. Renewed annually at the normal price.
*Unlimited Web Traffic (Bandwidth): HOSTAFRICA reserves the right to reduce the bandwidth in cases of extensive use. Contact us if you have any questions.

PrestaShop features and capabilities

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    Create products with variants from a list of attributes using the combinations generator.

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    Inform your customers about your store.

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    Attaching files or displaying additional information in product pages.

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    Create and sell digital products.

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    Enable SSL.

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    Choose which message to display for out-of-stock items.

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    Set a minimal quantity to purchase for some products.

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    Use different display mode or layout navigation.

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    Add a product search box on your 404 error pages.

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    Display results with the main information about the products listed.

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    Display your physical stores ona google map.

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    Define maximum dimensions of your packages.

Client reviews

Our clients have rated our hosting services and support 5 stars!

  • Thank you HOSTAFRICA

    Our company has been with HOSTAFRICA for 7 and a half years. Being a florist, I am not 100% tech savvy but the wonderful staff at HOSTAFRICA always assist effectively and efficiently so that we can make sure that there are no interruptions to our website. Thank you HOSTAFRICA for being so awesome!
  • All you need!

    Although you build your own website, HOSTAFRICA make it seamless. The support response is incredibly fast - even on weekends. I’m paying R99 for support, storage, 25 emails, and cpanel also, I’m using their light speed server for Wordpress. Over and above that, they put you in the right direction to get your website optimal as well as getting your emails to end up in an inbox and not spam. My mobile page rating score is 94 out of 100.
  • Excellent live support

    HOSTAFRICA has excellent support. Their live chat support is always available and they answer questions quickly. The support person even phoned me after one of our chats to make sure I got the answer. Pretty awesome. Their registration process and backend is easy to follow as well.
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Only the best support service

Bad news if you were looking for something average because our technicians offer only the best support services. They’re trained experts that’ll handle any issue you have during your hosting experience. Our support staff are available after hours because we know business never sleeps.

The perfect platform to manage your online store

Take your online store to the next level with one of the top ecommerce platforms out there. Enjoy specially optimised servers that can host all your visitors without a hitch. Rest easy knowing your products and store are secure with vulnerability patching and malware scanning. You’ll also be able to configure and navigate your store with ease, allowing you to keep everything on-brand.

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Specially Optimised Servers

If your PrestaShop store is going to efficiently entertain a large number of visitors, it’ll need to run in an optimised environment. Fortunately, our servers have all the recommended configurations and optimisations done beforehand. All you have to do is plug and play.

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Security & Protection

It’s said that the best hosting providers include security offerings like vulnerability patching, SSL certificates, and incremental backups. They also prioritise speed and security. Wait a minute - we do all those things! That must make us among the best PrestaShop hosting providers.

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Create Products

You can quickly create products to sell online, configure features and values, and create packs of products. You’re also able to sell customisable goods by letting your customers upload files. That keeps the “busi” in business, which is where all stores want to be.

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Content & Navigation

Everything has a place and everything in its place. Configure the display of your products so they line up neatly and are organised into relevant sections without it looking like a yard sale. Configure your filters, internal search engine, and order and paginate your products.

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Run stock

Track the inventory of each of your products. You can also create suppliers and manufacturers and then associate them with products. This way, people know you’re an organic merchant, if you’re into that type of thing. To make life easier, clients can also filter by manufacturers and suppliers.

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Configure Your Store

You get to choose from a variety of payment and shipping methods. If you’re savvy you can run geographical delivery zones and apply for shipping carriers. Take it a step further and determine how much each shipping method will cost your customer.

Get your store up and running today!

Join the thousands of happy clients hosting with us.

  • check mark Free SSL certificate
  • check mark Cancel any time
  • check mark Free migrations
  • check mark Fast & expert support
  • check mark Free .co.za domain
  • check mark Locally hosted
  • check mark One-click installs
  • check mark LS cache plugin
  • check mark Fastest servers
  • check mark Free CDN access
  • check mark Daily backups
  • check mark Advanced protection
  • check mark Unlimited traffic
  • check mark Mail protection
  • check mark 30-day money-back
  • check mark 99.9% uptime guarantee

Resources and add-ons

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Option
Price

³˜ Additional SSD data storage tiers

We offer the following tiered fees for shared hosting disk space if you need more storage.

Tier
Price per GB
20 GB to 40 GB
R 7.90
40 GB to 100 GB
R 5.45
100 GB to 200 GB
R 4.70
200 GB+
R 3.50
Example:
Web hosting account : Starter . We include 20 GB storage, however the customer has requested an increase and uses 22 GB.
Here is how we calculate the storage fees:

Calculations:
0 GB to 20 GB
=
R 0 (included in the hosting fee)
20 GB to 22 GB
=
2 GB x R7.90 = R15.80
[Basic hosting fee : R79] + [Storage coverage : R15.80]
Total: R94.80
SSD
All our servers run on SSD storage
SSL certificate
Included
Daily Backups
Acronis backups included
cPanel
Latest control panel included
Starter Basic Power Business
Speed 200 300 400 600
PMEM 2048 3072 4096 6144
IO 128 MB/s 192 MB/s 256 MB/s 384 MB/s
IOPS 768 1024 2048 4096
EP 40 45 50 60
NPROC 200 250 300 400

Option
Price

³˜ Additional SSD data storage tiers

We offer the following tiered fees for shared hosting disk space if you need more storage.

Tier
Price per GB
20 GB to 40 GB
R 7.90
40 GB to 100 GB
R 5.45
100 GB to 200 GB
R 4.70
200 GB+
R 3.50
Example:
Web hosting account : Starter . We include 20 GB storage, however the customer has requested an increase and uses 22 GB.
Here is how we calculate the storage fees:

Calculations:
0 GB to 20 GB
=
R 0 (included in the hosting fee)
20 GB to 22 GB
=
2 GB x R7.90 = R15.80
[Basic hosting fee : R79] + [Storage coverage : R15.80]
Total: R94.80
SSD
All our servers run on SSD storage
SSL certificate
Included
Daily Backups
Acronis backups included
cPanel
Latest control panel included

Speed 200
PMEM 2048
IO 128 MB/s
IOPS 768
EP 40
NPROC 200

Speed 300
PMEM 3072
IO 192 MB/s
IOPS 1024
EP 45
NPROC 250

Speed 400
PMEM 4096
IO 256 MB/s
IOPS 2048
EP 50
NPROC 300

Speed 600
PMEM 6144
IO 384 MB/s
IOPS 4096
EP 60
NPROC 400

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Frequently asked questions

If you still have unanswered questions, please reach out to us and we’ll be happy to assist.

PrestaShop is an open-source, easy-to-use platform for building ecommerce stores. With over 300,000 users worldwide, it is slowly gaining traction as a platform-of-choice for launching online businesses.

Even though the platform itself is free, you can’t launch an online PrestaShop store for free. This is because you need hosting to upload your website, and a domain name to give your website identity.

The PrestaShop platform itself is completely free to download and use. However, just the platform itself can’t help you publish your website on the internet. You can use it to design your website and add products to it, but to make it go live, you need hosting and a domain name. Both of which cost money.

The PrestaShop marketplace also has thousands of free and paid templates and modules. There are modules and templates developed by the PrestaShop team, along with those developed by third-party companies.

With us, all you need is one click. PrestaShop can be done via Softaculous in cPanel. This requires minimal input from you, except clicking the install button.

PrestaShop itself is secure. As with most open-source initiatives, however, plugins, themes, and setup could cause some vulnerabilities. This of course means you should be conscious of what you add to PrestaShop, while taking your website security seriously. It’s a good idea to know basic security measures.