Features & prices

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Price $8.50/month (paid yearly) or $9.50/month (paid monthly)
60-day money back guarantee
Instant account activation
Server location USA, Europe (Amsterdam) or Asia (Singapore)
Disk Space 100GB (upgradable)
Bandwidth 600GB (upgradable)
Application memory 512MB (upgradable) (equivalent to 768MB cloud server memory)
Memory for web and database servers Free
Number of domains and apps per account Unlimited (you're limited by your disk, bandwidth and memory usage, not by the number of domains or apps)
Server software
Operating system Bare metal Centos 6 - 64bit plus dozens of extra packages built and maintained by WebFaction
Full SSH access Learn more
Server account type Standard Linux shell account on a shared server with added protection from other accounts. Learn more
Extra SSH/SFTP users Learn more
Scripting languages Python, Ruby, Perl, PHP (all with the latest versions). Learn more
Web servers Nginx and Apache. Learn more
Databases MySql, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MongoDB and more. Learn more
Source control and project management tools Git, Subversion, Bazaar, Mercurial, Trac, Redmine and more. Learn more
One-click installers Django, Rails, Node.js, WordPress, Drupal, Trac, Redmine, Git, Subversion and 10 more. Learn more
Other languages C/C++, Java or install your own. Learn more
Video and image processing tools ImageMagick, ffmpeg and more. Learn more
Ability to install your own tools Learn more
Hardware and datacenters
CPUs Minimum dual quad-core 3.4Ghz
Disks Fast disks in a RAID-10 configuration
Datacenters Datacenters from SoftLayer. Learn more
Network World class network from SoftLayer. Learn more
IPv6 support Learn more
Server management
Regular application of security patches
Tools to prevent server high loads and crashes
Monitoring of all servers from several locations around the world
Intervention within minutes in case of an alert on a server
Use of Linux cgroups to protect each account from other
accounts' CPU and disk IO usage
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Daily backup of all data to a remote location*
Email
Email hosting with secure SMTP, POP and IMAP access Learn more
Secure webmail Learn more
Strong anti-spam filter Learn more
Email autoresponders Learn more
Server-side rules Learn more
Ability to process emails from a script Learn more
DNS
Full control over your DNS records Learn more
Developer-friendly features
API to automate some tasks Learn more
Full SSH access to servers Learn more
Ability to run long-running processes
Pre-installed developer tools Python, Ruby, Django, Rails, PHP, Git, Subversion, Trac, Redmine and many more. Learn more
Ability to run any custom tool or framework Learn more
Scaling
Ability to quickly add or remove extra plans on different machines or even datacenters Learn more
Automated load-balancing of your app across multiple machines or even datacenters Learn more
Control panel
Full-featured control panel where you can easily configure your apps, domains, databases, emails and billing details
One-click installer for 25 popular tools such as Django, Rails, WordPress and Drupal
Storage and bandwidth usage stats
Customer support
Highly trained support engineers who always go the extra mile
to give you a useful answer within minutes
24x7 customer support
Questions & answers community website Learn more
Documentation
Extensive documentation to help you setup your apps,
emails or databases
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Specific documentation for various popular tools such as Python,
Ruby, Django, Rails, WordPress, Git, Trac and many more
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API documentation Learn more
Certifications
Servers designed to pass PCI security scans Learn more
Safe-harbor certified datacenters Learn more
Add-ons
Extra diskspace +$5/month per 50GB
Extra bandwidth +$5/month per 300GB
Extra memory +$7/month per 512MB
Dedicated IP address +$5/month
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For all customers in the UK and for customers in the EU without a VAT registration number, VAT will be added at the prevailing UK rate (currently 20.0%).

* Please note that WebFaction cannot guarantee the existence or completeness of any backups. Customers are responsible for backing up their data.