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24th ,June, 2021


GoDaddy is a hosting provider that also specialises in email hosting, domain name registration and website builders. Their mission is to provide entrepreneurs with the tools to succeed online. 

GoDaddy’s South African website offers products and services targeted for South African customers in local ZAR currency, and includes 24/7 customer care with local telephone numbers and online chat options available.


Godaddy offers monthly plans as well as annual and multi-year contracts which often come with a discount. 

They offer Web, Business and WordPress hosting. All plans come with an easy-to-use control panel, domain name setup, network security and DDoS protection. 

Plans differ according to the following depending on the plan selected: RAM, number of websites and size of storage space. The Starter Plan does not come with free domain registration or email hosting. The free SSL certificate is only available on the Ultimate Plan. You also pay extra for the website backup service and website protection. 

Pricing changes depending on the length of contract. In addition to a monthly contract, they also offer the following contract lengths 3, 12, 24 and 32 months.

Below is the pricing for their basic Web Hosting Plans.

  • Starter – R59 p/m
  • Economy – R129 p/m (on a 3-month contract)
  • Deluxe – R159 p/m
  • Ultimate – R249 p/m


  • Interface – easy to follow and intuitive interface
  • Support expert hosting support
  • WordPress enabled – free 1-click WordPress install
  • Security – network security and DDoS protection
  • cPanel – access to hosting features and settings


Well regarded for their customer support. 


Free domain registration and SSL certificate available on the Ultimate Plan. They also don’t offer free backups or webmail on any of their plans. 

Brand Features

  • Fast load times
  • 99,9% Uptime guaranteed
  • Own custom control panel
  • 1-Click domain name setup
  • 24/7 network security


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