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Are you looking for a web hosting company in South Africa which offers free web hosting? Look No Further! We are one of the most affordable web hosting companies in South Africa doing it right. Mashjoy Web hosting provides only high-speed website hosting with lots of Free web hosting features! From Free WordPress installs and Free SSL certificates. Our website hosting platform is based on the all-powerful cPanel with LiteSpeed Web Server, MariaDB, & Cloudflare with Railgun. All our website hosting servers run on with Solid State Drives protected by Raid 10. Apart from tons of free web hosting benefits, our team offers great quality support, with 9/10 customer ratings on Google and HelloPeter.

"Free web hosting" - Here's what we mean

We believe website hosting must be affordable with no limitations on security, speed, scalability and reliability.

1. Free SSL Certificates

A trusted SSL certificate protects all page visitors’ sensitive data using encrypted http/https connections. A Trusted SSL certificate is also a requirement by search engines in order to rank higher.  Most web hosting companies will sell SSL certificates at an additional cost. We believe free web hosting in South Africa only comes when security essentials such as SSL certificates are made free, not just for a single domain, but for all domains and sub-domains.

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2. Free Website Security everywhere

Free web hosting means we prioritise your security online. With new threats on daily basis, it might be stressful to keep up with online security. With Machine Learning Defence, Real-Time Threat Detection, and Automated Security Patching included in all our web hosting servers, you can sleep sound knowing that your website and emails are safe. Our firewall can prevent attacks even before they happen, as new web dangers and attacks evolve on a daily basis.

3. Free unmodified cPanel platform

Be aware that most web hosting companies intentionally modify their cPanel to have fewer features such that you will be required to upgrade your web hosting plan when you are stuck. We offer unmodified cPanel platform with all the features for free  as part of our commitment to offer free web hosting. The license for all the premium hosting features is already covered by our web hosting company ‘s management. With our umodified cPanel, you you’ll be able to take full control of any website you build. Be able to manage daily backups, change PHP versions, upgrade memory limits, monitor malware scans with imunify 360, and more. Our cPanel’s free web hosting platform is pre-configured to have the best speed and security settings and will not require many technical configurations. 

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4. Free LiteSpeed Web Cache and Cloudflare

LiteSpeed and Cloudflare are two most important technologies that supercharge your website with no performance tradeoffs. LiteSpeed Web server will accelerate your WordPress website up to 20x faster than Apache and up to 5x faster than Apache on Magento 2 websites. Cloudflare on the other hand is a well-known Content Delivery Network (CDN) with a unique powerful infrastructure for better protection and high content delivery speeds. these technologies are very expensive on their own and are not offered for free by most web hosting companies. In our belief, Free web hosting means even the most expensive features must be offered entirely for free, with no additional setup charges whatsoever.  Our web hosting company partners with both Cloudflare and LiteSpeed to include a provisional license on all our web hosting packages for Free, including to reseller hosting clients and their clients.

5. Free WordPress installs

WordPress is the best and most popular web design tool or content management system (CMS) which powers over 45% of websites on the world’s internet. WordPress offers a huge library of free and paid website builder tools such as ready made themes and drag and drop site builders such as Elementor and Divi builder. Whether you are an individual or a business, you can build successful blogs, online stores and corporate websites to help sell products and services with or without any coding knowledge.

Free web hosting should not imply that you are only getting an ordinary package of Free WordPress install. We do not just give you “Free WordPress Hosting”, but but “Free Supercharged WordPress Hosting on Steroids”. WordPress runs the fastest on cloud web hosting with  dedicated security and speed optimisation technologies. Your WordPress website will always load visibly fast to visitors all across the world with free LiteSpeed server catching and a Content Delivery Network (CDN) – CloudFlare with Railgun. 

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Startup packages with free web hosting features

Choose a suitable web hosting package with all the free web hosting benefits.
Web hosting setup takes less than 2 minutes.

Starter

R 45/per month

Business

R 109/per month

Starter Plus

R 79/per month

We Offer Free Web Hosting Migrations​

We understand that it may be somewhat frustrating to migrate a website to a new website hosting company. Our website hosting team provides Free web hosting migrations to take the stress out of migrating. In just a few hours, our quality assurance staff verifies successful transfers! We offer free web hosting account migrations for the first 10 hosting accounts. To get started, simply choose a web hosting package and send us a support ticket to request a website migration service.

Web Hosting Account Limits

We believe in transparency as key into any successful business relationship. All our shared website hosting packages have the following limits and specs:

* Please note: Accounts over 100,000 Inodes or 20GB disk aren’t included in daily backups

More reasons why we are one of the best hosting companies for Free web hosting

We only offer the fastest Cloud web hosting over old school traditional server hosting.

Website hosting technology has improved drastically over the years and the newest innovation so far is Cloud Web Hosting. As you have noticed, every tech giant company, such as Google, Apple, Spotify, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft etc. only base their services on cloud web hosting technology. Cloud Website Hosting is here to replace traditional physical servers which generally come with speed problems and frequent maintenance issues. 

A Cloud based website hosting platform allows you to be able to host websites with ease regardless of how small or big your  hosting needs are. Cloud web hosting advancements will provide you the redundancy and security features to keep your website online 24x7x365. Some of these advancements also include pro-active malware scanning and removal to ensure your website isn’t easily penetrated or exploited. 

The  biggest problem with the old-fashioned means of website hosting (physical web hosting servers) is that they use old fashioned mechanical HDD hard drives which are highly prone to failure. If a hardware failure occurs (for example, a hard drive fails), the entire website hosting machine is shut down until the problem is resolved. This might result in hours of downtime for your websites, causing frustration and damaging the reputation of your brand. 

Though cloud web hosting is very common these days, It is worth mentioning that it is difficult to find a web hosting company offering cloud web hosting at a cheaper price (or be able to offer cloud web hosting as “free web hosting“). Also most web hosting companies will not openly disclose what type of web hosting servers they are using on their cheapest web hosting packages.  

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How Cloud Web Hosting Works

Cloud computing enables several physical machines to function as if they were a single system. As a result, with Cloud Web Hosting, visitors aren’t limited to a single machine. They have instant access to several. In other words, if one of the machines has a problem, other machines will always be accessible to help. Also, in a cloud website hosting server, resources like as disk space, RAM, and computer power can be added on the fly. Websites may be smoothly migrated and backups may be created in seconds.

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Cloud Linux OS

CloudLinux provides dedicated resources (RAM, CPU, I/O, etc.) to ensure your website always runs at maximum web hosting speed.

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LiteSpeed Web Server

LiteSpeed Web Server is up to 10 times faster than Apache and is a drop-in replacement meaning your website will function the same.

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Cloudflare w/Railgun

CloudFlare provides a global content delivery network and security features to help load your website faster with protection in your web hosting.

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Free Web Hosting South Africa FAQs

Most frequent questions and answers about website hosting

A Web hosting platform is basically an internet server which stores all your website data. You need three things to have a functioning website: a domain name, website hosting server, and website files. Your website files need to be hosted or saved on a live internet server for it to be live on the internet when someone types your domain name on Google. So you need a web hosting plan because your website won’t go live if its not under a web hosting plan.

Our website hosting very secured. Is is equipped with automated real time proactive website security to detect and block threats even before they occur. 

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No, our hosting solutions do not need you to have extensive knowledge of server administration. All of our web hosting packages are managed, which means we’ll handle all the server administration for you. Our web hosting technicians will always maintain uptime, updating web-server software, and supervising physical and network security are all part of this process. We also provide tons of how-to tutorials to help you use our web hosting services as a beginner.

How To Install WordPress on cPanel?

  • Login to Mashjoy Hosting Control Panel
  • Click on your Web Hosting package
  • Login to cPanel
  • Scroll down to Softaculous
  • Click Install on WordPress (under top scripts)
  • Fill out the text fields that suit your needs
  • Click Install
Alternatively, Click here to view an easy step by step tutorial on how to install WordPress.

LiteSpeed web server is a high-performance Apache drop-in replacement. Litespeed Web Server is the 4th most popular web server on the internet and the #1 commercial web server. Performance up to 9x faster than Apache with a small memory footprint and increased scalability. Full benefits on the official LSWS website.

We offer free website migrations for up to 10 accounts within the first 30 days. If you need assistance with migrating your website and emails to our web hosting company, kindly inform us via a support ticket so we can do the migration for you. 

MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL meaning it follows the same schemas and structure therefore is compatible with your current scripts/software that require mySQL. The difference is faster and safer data replication. A complete comparison can be viewed on the official MariaDB website.

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