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    Buying Hosting Client Bases

    Hi all. I'm currently buying hosting client bases but phoning small businesses with client bases of 5 isn't exactly proving to be worth my time and effort. Is there any recommended site that I perhaps have overlooked that lists South African hosting client bases for sale? If there are, please...
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    What does it cost to set up and run a Forum site like Mybroadband?

    Can anyone provide estimates of what it costs to set up and maintain a 'forum site'? A forum similar to Mybroadband serving a specific community (this is not competition to mybroadband!). Can one buy a standard template? What would hosting cost? What other significant costs to consider?
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    Terribly Terribly Let down by Afrihost - Extremely Poor Service, Just APPALLING

    Extremely disappointed in Afrihost, all that was wrong our SSL certificate expired, 3 days later, business lost. All we get is automatic responders, they brag about new whatsapp service, still waiting for answers since 11am this morning. Our e-commerce website in existence since 2012, just...
  4. saynothing

    .co.za Domain Registration & Hosting (Avada Wordpress)

    Hey guys, I'm looking for a hosting company that is affordable with quick support & won't ignore my tickets or hold my site hostage. I currently have a website that I got many many years ago, but the guy who registered it on my behalf won't take my calls & I can't get rid of his restrictions...
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    Need a VPS asap

    The server my VPS is on is being decommissioned mid March. I need around 70GB To be honest I am not the most technically clued up with these things, so would prefer someone who has some level of support available. I am usually able to remove malicious scripts and so on. Preferable...
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    Domains v Elitehost v other options?

    Any recommendations from personal experience on which host to select? Or are they much the same? My needs are basic: a 4-3 page website and about 5 email addresses. Any thoughts welcome.
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    Questions about Axxess Cloud Hosting

    If anyone has experience with Cloud Hosting at Axxess, could you please answer some of the questions I have below? Since Axxess does not bother to answer my questions ( rcp.axxess.co.za/ticketview.php?TicketId=kg37m87edg ) I hope that members of this community can answer them. BAD FORM...
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    Colocation hosting - What do users want?

    Hi MyBroadband users, I am interested in what you want from, or if you are interested in, colocation hosting. General questions include price range per U, included bandwidth, and electricity costs. If there is anything else you would like to add, feel free to do so.
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    Cybersmart email accounts down and domain register error!

    When emailing hosting@cybersmart.co.za and accounts@cybersmart.co.za I get an automated reply that says the mail was not received and that it is an error on their side. I also cannot register a new domain as it runs into "500 Internal Error"
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    polka.co.za

    Hello Does anyone know the status of polka.co.za? It's returning a 504 error and downdetector indicates it IS down but for an unspecified time. A friend of mine hosts his website there and has noticed his site has been down for a month. However, it wasn't important enough to him at the time to...
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    Transfer from Mweb to new ISP with minimal downtime

    Hi all, Im a graphic designer so bare with me if I don't get the lingo. Essentially I have a client that I am building a new Wordpress site for. They currently have hosting with Mweb and would like to transfer to a new ISP as Mweb doesn't seem forthcoming with the change to Wordpress...
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    MWEB won't let me cancel my Domains because of 30 days clause

    Guys, please help. I registered 4 domains with MWEB int 2015 that are supposed to be renewed end of this month. I don't want to renew them but MWEB insists that they are going to deduct R800 from account and re-register them. I've tried to explain to them that I don't want them anymore but...
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    Where Do I Get Node.JS hosting (shared)

    Where am I suppose to host my NodeJS, just saw that AfriHost doesn't host NodeJS on their hosting plans ? :cry:
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    ADSL and Web

    Hey Guys, Just a question, heard a few good remarks about a company called iLiNQ Internet Solutions "www.ilinq.co.za" Anyone dealt with them yet? They do web hosting, ADSl, server hosting etc? and apparently they are big competitors to someone called OpenWeb and Axxess? Looking at moving...
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    Fastest WordPress Hosting in South Africa

    Hi guys, This is a question specifically about WordPress performance on Linux hosted servers. This is not about value for money, good customer support or anything else. I've been developing client websites on (or transferring to) a variety of tiered Linux hosting solutions from Afrihost...
  16. Kevin Lancaster

    Cloud, Hosting, and Security Conference set to be the best ever

    Cloud, Hosting, and Security Conference set to be the best ever The 2017 MyBroadband Cloud, Hosting, and Security Conference will take place on 10 May 2017 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, and is set to be the best ever conference of its kind in South Africa.
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    WebAfrica - wasting my referral.

    Dear WebAfrica I'm not going to go into the convoluted story - just basically that a friend and partner of mine has been trying to get a dormant domain of his transferred (with hosting) to WA on my recommendation from VOX for revival and use. The domain for some reason needs to first be...
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    WebAfrica Hosting Issues

    Hi Everyone I would like to know if anyone has been noticing issues on PHP sites hosted on the Windows package with WebAfrica? We do support for a couple of companies that have their domains hosted at WebAfrica and these pages are mostly "static" PHP 5 pagers. The website can be down...
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    Domain Transfer Away from Afrihost

    Hi all, Apologies if this has been asked often, but I'm not even sure what to look for (here or Google...) I'm not entirely happy with Afrihost as my host, so decided to my my new Wordpress site over to Digital Ocean. The migration is done, and I've successfully updated my DNS records to...
  20. cobuskruger

    Local hosting for a .io domain

    I have a .io domain parked at NameCheap that I want to use for a local site. I prefer hosting with a local company in part because billing is more predictable, but I'm not completely opposed to foreign hosting. Anyways, I took up a shared hosting account with Axxess. I could transfer my other...
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