What (Really) is Shared Hosting?

We explain exactly what shared hosting is, how it contributes to website development, what you can expect from hosting providers and what else you need to make your website go live and stay healthy.

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15th Dec 2020
Why "password" isn't a Password

Best Practices for Password Security A good password is more than just some obscure word or a random combination of characters. Modern password cracking software and computing power can easily break passwords in a surprisingly short time. “password123” can be hacked in 6 seconds.   Any password shorter than 12 characters is quick and ... Read More »

15th Dec 2020
Early Invoices and Holiday Hours Client Email

Dear Client, We conquered 2020 and we couldn't have done it without you! Through supporting each other we all overcame this tumultuous year together. To many more years to come!Holiday Operating HoursWe know you need time off, but your services don't. This is why we'll be online and ready to ... Read More »

10th Dec 2020
South Africa’s HOSTAFRICA acquires Cape-based Clickworks Internet

HOST AFRICA (Pty) Ltd, trading as HOSTAFRICA, has acquired Clickworks Internet Ltd, effective 1 December 2020. The company could not divulge the monetary value of the deal. Clickworks Internet is a Cape Town-based web hosting company and according to HOSTAFRICA this latest acquisition is a continuation of its expansion strategy. Michael ... Read More »

2nd Dec 2020
How to Fix a Broken WordPress 5.5. Site

Having website issues after your WordPress 5.5 update? You're not alone! Tens of thousands of websites have been affected. Here's how to fix it.

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24th Nov 2020
How to Configure SpamAssassin on cPanel

A global surge in email phishing attacks and fraudulent emails puts you at risk. Protect yourself by configuring SpamAssassin on cPanel to filter unsolicited emails.

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11th Nov 2020
Beginner's Guide to GNU nano Text Editor - Linux

GNU nano on Linux - A comprehensive guide on how to manage, edit, and save files with it, including keyboard shortcuts, activating RegEx, syntax highlighting, and more.

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27th Oct 2020
Email phishing and viruses: How to stay safe

Dear Client It has come to our attention that some clients are experiencing an increase in phishing and spoofed emails. This coincides with reports from other hosting companies indicating a surge in these types of attacks and fraudulent emails on a global scale. Common attacks ... Read More »

21st Oct 2020
How to Install Tailscale VPN on Linux and Windows

Tailscale is an open-source software based on WireGuard VPN that simplifies creating, managing, and accessing private networks. It's a cost-effective solution for small startups and projects.

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14th Oct 2020
How to Install Kubernetes Cluster on CentOS 7

Kubernetes (k8s) is an open-source, cloud-native, container orchestration and management platform. Learn all you need to know about setting up a Kubernetes cluster with Docker on CentOS 7.

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1st Sept 2020