|Features of Web Hosting Packages
Perhaps the key feature of all Hostcentral webhosting plans is the way in which we bill for usage. Whilst it is
standard practise to bill for both incoming and outgoing data (website hits, email, etc), here at Hostcentral, we only bill
for data that goes to our servers. This billing structure makes hosting broadband quality content at Hostcentral not
only more affordable than practically every other Australian webhosting company, but the vast majority of US based companies
All packages come with the following features and technologies as
In addition to these standard features, the following optional features
can be added to any account (additional charges may apply):
- Webscripting technologies such as PHP,
Perl and Python.
- Ruby on Rails support.
- Microsoft Frontpage 2002 server extensions for both regular and encrypted
- Apache functions such as Server Side Includes (SSI) and passwording
of directories through .htaccess files.
- SSL capabilities (requires a valid SSL certificate and dedicated
- MySQL and PostgreSQL database access.
- Mail retrieval through the POP3 and IMAP protocols.
- Mail sending via SMTP (authorisation required).
- Webmail access for mail sending and retrieval via a web browser.
- FTP access to webspace.
- Full control panel for managing
allocated resources such as databases, email accounts, mailling lists and autoresponders.
- Web based file manager and uploading facility to streamline
- Ability to add, modify and remove subdomains. (Eg.
- Ability to add, modify and remove 'web users', who can have
their own small part of your domain. (Eg. http://www.yourdomain.com.au/~user/
- Full access to your DNS records for custom modification.
- Detailed web Statistics using Webalizer.
- Mailing list support using Mailman.
- Easy installation of Shopping carts, forums and other free software through the Application Vault.
- Incoming mail to your mailboxes scanned
by Clam AntiVirus.
- Incoming mail scanned for spam by Spamassassin.
Accounts with all these standard features start $11.00
- Domain name pointers (Additional
domain names pointing at the
same web site).
- Additional mailing lists.
- Additional sub-domains. (Eg. http://custom.yourcompany.com.au)
- Additional email accounts.
- Additional databases.
We also accept non-standard requests. Please contact sales with any queries you may have.