DirectAdmin
Web Hosting

All DirectAdmin servers are hosted on Solid State Drives and uses CloudLinux as the core operating system. As well as a free hosting package we provide larger paid packages to upgrade too.

Install apps in seconds with the click of one button, such as Joomla, Drupal, and many others. You can even upgrade your applications through Softaculous easy to use interface. Take the worry, time and stress out of installing apps.

Available Locations
United Kingdom
Free Just 1 payment
£ 1 /life (inc VAT)(ex VAT)
New to hosting or have a small project, then why not host for free!
Standard (Most Popular) From as little as
£ 5 /year (inc VAT)(ex VAT)
The most affordable paid hosting solution with unlimited hosted sites!
Plus From as little as
£ 2 /mo (inc VAT)(ex VAT)
Great for larger sites or just out-growing the free service.

DirectAdmin Control Panel

Manage every aspect of your hosting, from MySQL databases to your email accounts, all in an easy to use control panel.

E-mail Administration

Create and manage POP/IMAP accounts, catch-all e-mail addresses, forwarders, mailing lists, autoresponders, and webmail. Filters allow you to block mail by domain, keyword, and size. You can alsdo use the Adult Filter for those unwanted emails.

PHP Selector

By the click of a button you can select the PHP version you want to use for your website. No complicated configuration, just select the version from the list and click save.

File Manager

Want to edit your files quickly? Then the File Manager is a user-friendly and fast alternative to FTP and includes every feature needed to build and maintain a web site.

Advanced Tools

Install SSL certificates, view sever information and installed perl modules, set cron jobs, mime types, and apache handlers, and enable site redirection and domain pointers.

Powerful and easy to use web hosting

DirectAdmin is known for its quick to learn and easy to use interface which allows you to control every aspect of your website.

Feature Overview

Software

  • Latest DirectAdmin Control Panel
  • CloudLinux Operating System
  • LiteSpeed Web Server
  • PHP Version Control (Includes 7.2, 7.3, 7.4)
  • Softaculous Auto-Installer (400+ Apps)
  • Perl
  • Node.js
  • Full mod_rewrite Support
  • Website Builder
  • Cron Jobs

Database Support

  • MySQL 5
  • phpMyAdmin Management

Email Management

  • POP3 & IMAP
  • Email Accounts, Forwarders
  • Email Catch-all
  • Webmail (Roundcube)
  • Mailing Lists
  • Email Forwarding
  • Catch-all Email Accounts
  • Auto-responders
  • MailChannels SMTP

400+ Apps

  • WordPress
  • Joomla
  • Drupal
  • PrestaShop
  • Many more...

File Management

  • Online File Manager
  • FTP & SFTP

Domain Management

  • DNS Editor
  • Direct Domain Manager
  • Whitelabel Nameservers

Security

  • Free SSL Certificate (Lets Encrypt)
  • Dedicated Firewalls
  • DDoS Protection
  • Weekly Security Scans
  • Weekly Virus Scans
  • Apache mod_security
  • Hotlink Protection
  • Password Protect Directories

Backups

  • Off-site Cloud Backup Servers
  • Weekly Full Backups (Included for free)

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you allow SSH on shared hosting?

Yes, it is provided automatically on the Plus hosting package. If you are using the Free plan you can upgrade instantly by logging into your client portal and selecting 'Upgrade'.

What features are not included in the free hosting package?

The free hosting package that comes with 100MB disk space does not come with SSH access. All other features are included and all limits are shown in the above packages. If you are unsure which hosting service fits your needs, please contact a member of our friendly sales team.

What are the available scripting languages I can use?

You can use any of the following on our DirectAdmin hosting: PHP, Perl and Node.js. Looking for CFML hosting? Check out our ColdFusion or Lucee hosting pages.

If I upgrade from the free package to a paid one, what happens to my setup fee?

When you upgrade from a free account, your setup fee goes towards your upgrade. Meaning you get the fee back as credit towards your upgrade.

What is the difference between free and paid SSL certificates?

Free and paid SSLs certificates both offer you the padlock icon on your browser which will help you with your SEO but paid certificates come with the added bonuses such as warrenty, SSL provider support and long validity. Unsure which one is best for you, just contact one of our sales team.

Can I upgrade and downgrade as I wish?

Yes, you can scale up or down your web hosting package instanty from the client portal. You will be either refuneded the difference for the unused time if you are scaling down, or charged the difference when scaling up.

Weebly Addon

As well as our builtin website builder, we also provide a full range of Weebly’s drag and drop website builder packages to help make it super easy to create a powerful, professional website without any technical skills.

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Green Hosting

Using the latest technology and partnering with other green companies makes all the difference in helping our environment. By signing up to our hosting services you will be hosted in our green data centres.

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Solid State Drives

We use pure Solid State Drives to deliver the best performance on our servers. Compared to SATA hard drives, SSDs are 4 times faster and enhance your websites capability to handle larger content from your databases and processing speeds.