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Yes. Support is quickest using smartphone Apps WhatsApp and Telegram for simple questions being answered, for more complex issues we now run a support system on the ticksy.com platform which you can register on where our server support engineers, sales and billing will be able to answer your questions in a secure environment. Both of the Apps for WhatsApp and Telegram can also be used on a computer desktop. Our reason for these support platforms is for speed and streamlining our workflow. If you have an email issue you are contactable all of the time so we can get you back up and running in the shortest possible time.

Yes. We can install the latest version of WordPress for you for a small admin fee to cover our technician’s time. If you need help with plugins we are also able to install these for you if you are going to self manage your webspace.

Yes. We can carry out back ups at regular intervals, once again for a nominal fee, although we recommend the use of Akeeba Backup which we have found very reliable and productive over the years. Contact us with a message to inform us and we will download a copy from the server for you for safe keeping.

Yes. Your hosting agreement is for one year as are any domain names that you register with us. Should you not renew promptly we can’t guarantee your domain name. Once a domain lapses we have very little control, to a degree the same with hosting, accounts are deleted if they haven’t been paid for in full by the expiry date. All services must be paid for by the time stated which is generally a few weeks prior to expiry. Notice to move your website and domain to another server requires 30 days written notice via email to avoid any further charges being applied to your account.

Our prices vary, £95:00 per year for our Personal Hosting account, £135:00 for our Enterprise Package and £165:00 for the Business Package. Domain names are currently £25:00 for a .co.uk for a two year period and £25:00 per year for a .com. We are happy to supply an estimate for any other domain title that catches your eye.

Yes. Although we prefer to install a clean backed up copy of your website rather than a migration, most of the time this is somewhat quicker so our admin fee would be far less and also it’s good house keeping to give your website hosting a spring clean once in a while. We are happy to supply an estimate either way once we know what access we will have on your new server.

No. We don’t sell domains, we have a business account with domain name registrars where we register your preferred domain name on your behalf for a nominal fee to manage the domain name for the registration period.

No. We do not host your email but we will supply the POP3 credentials for you to insert into your preferred email software. We recommed Gmail for free users to have up to five domain email accounts added to each Gmail account. You can then choose which to be the primary account and hide the Gmail account from view; we can assist with this. Gmail also offer a paid for service although a very good reliable alternative is Protonmail (which we use for some of our accounts, very similar to Gmail). This takes a little more setting up which we can again sort out for you or there is Tutanota another paid for service. Both Protonmail and Tutanota are end to end encripted for security. All three have their own Free apps for you to use on your smart phone which automatically synchronise with your laptop, tablet or desktop computer when you log in.

Yes. We have many websites built in various versions of Joomla! and as long as updates are applied on a regular basis then there should never be an issue running the latest versions of Joomla!, just like WordPress and others.

You can have as many visitors as you like.

The more visitors to your website at any one time will slow down a little. Should you ever get to this stage then your business should be doing very well and it would be time to move the hosting to its own dedicated server with no other websites sharing the bandwidth.

Our contact details are on our contact page, phone, email, messaging via WhatsApp and Telegram. At the time you contact us we may not be in a position to take your call or message especially if we are driving but rest assured as soon as we are free we will contact you. This should never be more that 1 to 2 hours maximum.

No. Unfortunately we can’t accommodate monthly payments at present but it is a topic that we are working on with our hosting providers which we hope to put into action during 2021. The only thing is, it would be slightly more expensive and your domain names can only be registered for a minimum of one year.

Yes. We run c-Panel which has AW Stats installed as standard on all packages. These are refreshed once every 24 hours for you to keep track of everything, to see what is and isn’t working for you, if you wish to get technical.

On average most accoounts can be set up in around 30 minutes once cleared payment has been confirmed and domain name registered. Nameservers for domain names need to be set for the hosting package. Once in a while the odd domain name may take longer to propagate the internet with these details which can delay things but this is very rare.

The Personal account you can have a main domain and one additional, the Enterprise 5 additional domain names and the Business package will allow ten domains. If you are a crazy domain hoarder and need more than ten domains please contact our support and we can give an estimate of costs which would be very small.

There are a small number of restrictions which are covered in our terms and conditions of business, please read these together with our privacy policy to put your mind at rest. We are always asked, and sorry the answer is no, we do not permit streaming of any kind. There are specialist hosting companies that do this, please let us know what you are after and we can point you in the right direction.

Yes. We can undertake all your design work from a business card through to brochures, banners, invoices, flyers, adverts, sports programmes, merchandise, logos and much more. We have good working relationships with trade suppliers who we are happy to connect you to once your design and branding is finished.

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Common Support Queries

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  • Retrieving Your Customer Details
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  • Retrieving Your Hosting Details or Resetting
  • Android: Setting up Workspace Email
  • Retrieving Your Customer Website Details or Resetting
  • Outlook 365: Setting up Workspace Email
  • How Do I Access A Proof Of My New Website?
  • How Do I Pay For My Selected Services?
  • How Long Does It Take For My Website To Be Built?
  • Once Approved How Long Before My Website Is Published?
  • Can You Update My Website if I’m Not Confident?
  • Can I Upgrade or Downgrade My Hosting Account?
  • If I Mess Up My Website Can You Save It?
  • Do You Offer Tuition for Updating My Website?
  • Do You Have An Office To Discuss My Project?
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