Choosing Web Hosting – Why Location Matters

Web Hosting. Location Matters.

Speed is widely considered one of the most important factors in the success or otherwise of a website. It applies whether it is a news website, entertainment website and even more so where it is an e-commerce website. A fast website performance is directly proportional to the success of a website – all other things being equal. The strongest technical … Read More

HUGE Price Drop on .AFRICA Domain Names

.africa, the domain name for the continent of Africa, enters another phase today 2 August 2017. Officially, this is the .africa registry’s Price Reduction Phase 1 and would extend till 30 June 2018. Web4Africa is now able to pass on the huge price reduction by offering .africa domain name registration at $25 per year. This is easily one of the … Read More

Pre-Register Your .AFRICA Domain Name

The influx of new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) has promised a wealth of new branding identity for businesses of all sizes. One of the newly introduced gTLDs is .africa, the Top-Level Domain Name System for the continent of Africa. One of the biggest attractions of location-based gTLDs is their potential for branding purposes. Undoubtedly, .africa is a differentiator, which can … Read More

Websites bearing the .AFRICA name will soon illuminate the web

Websites bearing the .Africa name and the continent's spirit will soon illuminate the web

Few things symbolize the awesome potential of Africa more than light powered by her biggest asset. A blue sky bathed in unsurpassed golden rays says ‘Africa’ like nothing else. It is for this reason that we’ve selected energy produced by sunlight to announce the much-anticipated launch of the dot Africa (.Africa) gTLD (generic Top Level Domain) by the ZA Central … Read More

Web4Africa becomes an official cPanel FastUpdate Partner

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Web4Africa, a leading pan-African web hosting company, today announces the launch of Africa’s first cPanel FastUpdate server. The server enables cPanel servers within Web4Africa’s network and others in the Southern Africa region to download cPanel installations and updates at very fast speeds. cPanel describes the system as follows: The FastUpdate Cache system serves as an on-demand cache for your servers. … Read More

South African domains exceed 1 million

South African domains numbers as of 12 February 2015

ZACR, the official registry for most South African top-level domains, has reported that over 1 million domains are in their registry currently. ZACR is responsible for the following South African domain extensions: .co.za – generic South African domain extension used by most entities and by far the most popular .org.za – intended for non-profit South African organizations .capetown – the … Read More

.joburg, .capetown & .durban domain registrations soon

South Africa city top-level domains

With South Africa being the most developed country in Africa, it is not much of a surprise that 3 cities in South Africa are joining world-class cities like London (.london), New York (.nyc), Tokyo (.tokyo), Bayern (.bayern) etc, to own their own city top-level domains (TLDs). Much credence has to be given to Africa’s largest domain registry, ZACR, for their … Read More