Jul 16th New Support Plans

We did some revamping on eKaya. See our new look and especially our new Support Plans. Existing hosting customers and new customers ordering hosting and support: sign up for any 12-month support plan and receive 10% discount on the advertised price! Use the promotional code SUPPORT10. Valid until 31 July 2017. Read more ... Read More »

Jul 13th Joomla 3.6 is here

The Joomla! Project and the Production Leadership Team are proud to announce the release of Joomla! 3.6 as the latest in the 3.x series. Joomla! 3.6 introduces more than 400 improvements, including many features which make administration of Joomla! Web sites easier and more feature-rich, as well as many UX (user experience) ... Read More »

Jul 8th OS Training Affiliation

eKaya WEB Services (EWS) realised that some clients need support in starting their new WebHomes. We affiliated with OSTraining who provides 24/7 access to 2,800 training videos on how to build websites in WordPress, Joomla and other software. In addition, you automatically join our group-moderated support or personal one-on-one support where you ... Read More »

Oct 13th New revamped website ++++ ultra modern server!

eKaya WEB Services is in the process of moving it's business to a very modern South African srvices provider. One of the amazing benefits is true (not shared) unlimited bandwidth for our Advanced and Master Hosting Plans! Our servers are hosted locally in Johannesburg in an N+1 Data Centre. Hosting is on a vender neutral network with multiple ... Read More »

Mar 22nd New Domain (TLD) Prices

Most of the TLD's on sale with eKaya WEB Services are international TLD's, e.g. .com and .org and therefore subject to the daily exchange rate. It is well known that for some time now South African companies relying on international services suffer because of the current record breaking rates. eKaya WEB Services tried to absorp the expence for as ... Read More »

Oct 30th Emergency maintenance : eKaya servers - Resolved

Good Evening!To begin, we would like to first thank all of our customers for their continued patience while we worked to fully restore complete functionality to all users. At this time, emergency maintenance is complete. Servers have been stable for the past few hours. If you have any further issues, please submit a normal support request. We ... Read More »

Oct 30th Emergency maintenance :eKaya servers

We are continuing to work on the affected servers; a residual issue primarily affecting MySQL-driven sites has been identified and a resolution is being implemented. In the meantime, certain non MySQL-driven sites may also be temporarily affected due to the nature of the solution being executed. We do appreciate your patience and cannot convey ... Read More »

Oct 29th Emergency maintenance : eKaya servers

We apologise for the inconvenience you're experiencing with your hosting account. We are currently performing emergency maintenance on our servers.

We do not have an ETA of when this problem will be resolved. Be assured that our team is working diligently to restore service as quickly as possible!

Sep 24th Joomla 3.3.4 and Joomla 2.5.25 have been released

Joomla 3.3.4 and Joomla 2.5.25 have been released. Both packages are security releases. So, all Joomla 3.X websites should upgrade to Joomla 3.3.4 and all Joomla 2.5 series to Joomla 2.5.25. A quick reminder in case you missed it: According to the Joomla technical requirements, the Joomla 3.3.4 release will only work on PHP versions 5.3.10 ... Read More »

Aug 20th New org.za registrations suspended until 3 September 2014

Our current specials for NGO's were put on hold as from 21 July 2014 as new org.za registrations were suspended. From 1 August 2014 the org.za Registry will move from Internet Solutions (IS) to the ZA Central Registry (ZACR). Once the ZACR becomes the Registry operator for org.za domains, they will initiate a Sunrise and Landrush ... Read More »