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get local web hosting from R49/month

Looking for an online space to make your own? With our local web hosting, the options are limitless!

Most Popular Hosting R89/m compare prices

Web Hosting Benefits – the award-winning
cPanel control panel

Think of web hosting as the place where your website’s files live – like your website’s home!
With our easy-to-use Control Panel, you’ll have all the tools to customise your online home in no time.

Easy-to-use Dashboard

Get going with your website and emails in just a few clicks. You can get started right away.

Create Personalised Email Accounts

Set up your business email accounts in cPanel so you can add them to your device.

Install WordPress in 1 Click

We have the world’s best website creation software ready for you to install.

Upload Your Own Website

Building your own website? Take it from your PC to the web with the File Manager.

locally hosted servers for speed and reliability

Upgrade or downgrade at any time if your web hosting needs change!


This is the perfect hosting and email solution for your small-to-medium business’ website.


  • Free .co.za Domain
  • Free .online Domain
  • Host unlimited websites
  • 50 GB storage
  • Unlimited mail accounts

Save R200 when taken annually!


Looking to create your first basic website? This package is ideal for you.


  • Free .co.za Domain
  • Free .online Domain
  • Host 1 website
  • 2 GB storage
  • Unlimited mail accounts

Save R50 when taken annually!

all your favourite
hosting applications are included

No matter what apps you prefer to build your website with, we have all the ones you love included in our easy-to-use interface.

why choose 1-grid as your hosting provider

Local hosting at our high-security data centre means backup generators, high uptime and complete peace of mind.
We are the premium choice for Web Hosting in South Africa.

Expert Support

Ask our customers what they love most about 1-grid hosting services and they will probably tell you “the awesome support team”. We are dedicated to providing you with nothing short of exceptional support.

No Red-tape

We believe in keeping things simple. That’s why we offer easy payment solutions and we give you the option to pay upfront to receive extra discounts.

Security & Backup

In the age of phishing and hacking, online security has never been more important. We keep your sensitive data safe with world-class SSLs and firewalls, and we automatically back up your data for complete peace of mind.

Uptime Guarantee

Nothing in life is 100% certain, but we do everything in our power to ensure that your uptime never falters. We also offer a downtime safety net for any repairs or maintenance.

Top-quality Hardware

We’ve sourced a generous offering to provide commercial-grade hosting at affordable prices.

Instant Setup

Our web hosting services are set up immediately, so you can sign up and move into your new online home without any waiting around.

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Free .co.za domain

WordPress Hosting

Disk Space


Email Accounts

MySQL Databases



Development Features

PHP 5+


Email Features

Anti-Virus Filtering

Anti-Spam Filtering


Auto Responders



Web Server Features


Mod_Rewrite URL Rewriting

Custom Error Pages

Secure Folders

Web Statistics

Web-Based Control Panel

File Manager

Add-ons and Overages

Dedicated IP Address 

Dedicated IP Address limit

Backup Retrieval (per hour)

Prepayment Period

Disk Space Overages Per MB



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R300 /year per IP Address



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100 000


R300 /year per IP Address



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Facts about web hosting

Some quick facts about website hosting.

What is Web Hosting?

Web hosting is the combination of hardware and software that keeps or hosts website files so it can be viewed by the public 24/7. Web hosting allows you to keep your website online without paying the high cost of a server and permanent internet connection. When someone browses to your website, what they see on their screen is being served from your web hosting server.

Why do you need Web Hosting?

Every website that you have ever seen uses web hosting. Web hosting is what allows your website to remain online. The web hosting company has the infrastructure to keep your website running at all times of the day. Without web hosting your website cannot be online.

How do you get Web Hosting?

You can sign up for web hosting in just a few clicks. The best thing to do is choose our most popular hosting plan. We will take care of the rest. The web server is already up and running, ready to host your business website.

How much does it cost to host a site?

Web hosting plans range from R49 to in excess of R1000. The cost is determined by the size of the files you wish to host. You may also require a database and other applications to keep your website online. Web hosting plans are billed monthly and there are no long-term commitments.

What are the different types of web hosting?

Depending on your needs you may require web hosting at different levels. Your website functionality, target audience size and speed requirements will determine this. A basic small business website will typically need the hosting you see on this page. You can also have a look at:

What does it mean to host a site?

To host a site is to have server space where your website files can be stored. Your website will accessed from this server.

Can I host my own website on my computer?

Technically you can host a website on any computer. Using your own computer will mean that you have limited resources to accommodate all your website visitors. When you turn your PC off or it loses Internet connection, your website will be offline.



Still need some guidance? Have a look at what other users have asked.

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Try our DIY Website Builder!

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What is included?

Our simple 1-click installs for WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and other content management systems makes building your website a piece of cake.

And with our hosting control panel, you’ll have no trouble managing your website once it’s up and running. cPanel will allow you to easily set up emails, add additional domains, restore your website and so much more.

How do I get a website?

At 1-grid we have 2 options for you: design your own website using our easy-to-use Website Builder or let us take it off your hands and design it for you. Our website design team will do it all, from writing SEO-friendly content and designing your dream website to setting up a Facebook Business page for you – all from just R619 per month.

You’ll also need a domain name to point to your website; at 1-grid, we will give you one for free when signing up for one of our Web Design packages!

What if I want to upgrade?

You can upgrade your web hosting package at any time by simply logging into your Customer Zone and choosing your new Hosting package – it’s as simple as that.

How long will it take to view the first draft of my new website?
This depends on a few factors and the package you select, but we aim to have all websites designed and ready to go live within three weeks. Being ready for your interview once you have signed up will boost the process. We will ask a few questions about your business, and we will require any images, logos and other business-related collateral to help us better understand your business.
What is lead generation?
Our top two packages come with free lead generation. Every month we will actively look at cost-effective marketing opportunities to generate leads for you to turn into sales. We also offer two Lead Generation Packages which you can add to your order when checking out.
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