- * — The Promo Pricing shown is based on a pre-paid 3 year term. The initial discounted pricing is applicable to the first year only and the remaining years in the term are based on the renewal prices. This promo is only applicable to new orders and does not apply to renewals or upgrades. Additional hosting term options are available at checkout.
- Promo packages that include a ‘Free Domain’ refers to 1 domain name registration for 1 year or 1 domain name transfer with a 1 year extension. The only TLD (Top Level Domain) extensions included in the promo are .ca, .com, .net, .org, .info, .biz and .me. After the first year, the domain name will renew at our current domain ‘Renewal’ prices.
- The term ‘Unlimited Websites’ is defined as a reasonable number of websites that a small business may use and may not exceed the resource capacity of the hosting plan. Running more websites than the recommended maximum number of websites as listed below may significantly reduce website performance. Performance may also be impacted by the resource demands of any individual website running within the same plan. All usage must adhere to our Acceptable Use Policy.
Recommended maximum number of websites per plan
Standard – 3 Websites
Business – 5 Websites
Enterprise – 10 Websites
- All product pricing and details may change without notice.
|Free Domain Registration|
|Email Attachment Size||50MB||50MB||50MB||50MB|
|Dedicated IP Address||$5.00/month||$5.00/month||$5.00/month||$5.00/month|
|Hardened PHP 5.X,7.X|
|Full Veeam® Daily Backups|
|Free SSL Certificate|
|Canadian Server Location|
|99.99% Uptime Guarantee|
|Canadian Technical Support|
|KernelCare Daily Updates|
|Automatic & Rebootless Kernel Updates|
|Reinforced DDoS Protection|
|Brute Force Defense|
|Softaculous One-Click Script Installer|
|One Click WordPress Install|
|Access to Raw Logs|
|Webalizer Visitor Statistics|
|Analog Visitor Stats|
* Refer to our Acceptable Use Policy for details regarding Unlimited feature settings.
All Shared Hosting Plans Include
Integrated server firewalls, drive-level encryption and dynamic IP address blocking along with up to date software on all servers provide the base for our online security. Add to that the use of redundant firewalls, outgoing SPAM filtering and offsite backups and you have industry-leading multi-layered security for all shared hosting plans.
Full Daily Backups
Gain peace of mind knowing your website is backed up each day. BlackSun uses Veeam® to replicate and back up your content which can save you from disaster.
Secure your website with a free SSL or choose a paid SSL that offers warranty and free installation. Either way your website will list as secure to your visitors.
Frequently Asked Questions
Our shared hosting plans offer free SSL allowing for the use of https://. We also offer paid SSL certificates complete with installation and warranty for use with e-commerce and sensitive info pages
BlackSun includes IMAP email addresses with our shared hosting plans. We also offer Microsoft Exchange mailboxes as an add on to our hosting services. Exchange mailboxes allow you to manage your mail, contacts, tasks and calendars using any one of your devices with complete synchronization.
In most cases you will find a website will require at least 1GB storage to allow enough space for essential files. The recommended storage size is to have at least 5GB which will offer ample storage for website files (code, picture, video, databases, etc). Anything smaller than 5GB may have you run out of storage space for your website files which can generate errors on your website and affect performance.
Our easy to use client portal allows you to upgrade or downgrade your hosting plan at any time. A pro-rated charge -or credit- would be generated for any changes made. The changes you request will take effect immediately and without downtime. If you are uncomfortable changing your own hosting plan, our support staff will be happy to assist you with any changes at any time.
You can use a domain registered with any register you choose with our hosting services. An adjustment to your domain name’s nameservers or ‘A’ record will allow you to use your domain with your hosting plan. Our support staff can assist with these types of redirections allowing you to go live sooner than later!
Our Basic service offers 1 hosted website where all other plans will offer unlimited hosted websites. If you require multiple websites to be hosted, our staff is happy to recommend a hosting plan that will suit your requirements.
Your new hosting plan can be available within seconds of your order. Usernames and passwords are emailed to you for access. Delays may occur pending your domain redirection (if registered with another provider). Our support staff can assist to have your domain name repointed and get you complete access.