1-Grid Web hosting

Jul 20, 2022

Introduction

1-Grid was originally known for its web hosting offerings. They have since expanded and offered a complete solution to get businesses online, including Internet hosting, VPS hosting, domain, security, web design, and SSL certificates.

Their website hosting plans are available for Linux and Windows, and you have the option to access a website builder as a paid add-on. The 1-grid’s data centre is located in Cape Town, South Africa.

Main Features
  • Free co.za, .online, .store or .xyz domains
  • MySQL databases
  • Email accounts access
  • SSD Web Storage
  • Anti-virus filtering
  • Secure backup
  • Mobile App access
Pricing

Web Hosting packages differ according to the following depending on the plan selected: number of websites and email accounts, MYSQL databases and size of SSD storage.

All packages come with a free domain name registration, unlimited traffic and malware scanning.

Below is the pricing for their Web Hosting Plans.

  • Small – R89 p/m
  • Medium – R129 p/m
  • Large – R249 p/m
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Pros

  • Easy-to-use Plesk control panel

  • Free email accounts and .co.za domain

  • Fast SSD storage

  • Unlimited website traffic

Cons

  • Free SSL incurs a configuration fee.

  • Limited scalability

FAQs

Shared hosting is the most affordable option, but your website shares resources with other websites on the same server. VPS hosting offers more resources and isolation from other websites, providing better performance. Dedicated servers provide the highest level of performance and control, as you have an entire server dedicated to your website.

The amount of storage and bandwidth you need will depend on the size and complexity of your website. They offer a variety of plans with different storage and bandwidth limits.

They use a user-friendly control panel that makes it easy to manage your website and hosting account.

Yes, they offer regular backups of your website and data. You can also restore your website from a backup at any time.