Websites

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We host, design and build business-class WordPress websites with the functions you need – ecommerce, subscriptions, bookings, multi-lingual …

Website services

WordPress runs over a quarter of the world’s websites for a good reason. WordPress is the #1 platform for small and medium sized businesses to showcase and sell their products and services. With simple tools for creating beautiful visual design and written copy, it also includes a rich set of powerful features that enables you to reach out to potential clients and sell to your customers.

maxc.io offers website services ranging from unbiased expert advice and practical assistance to full service packages that include site design and build, secure hosting and the features you need to market and sell effectively in the digital world, including that of phone and tablet.

Service description

  • Fast WordPress hosting
  • Security and malware protection
  • Configured to your own requirements
  • Support portal for administration user
  • WordPress core, plugins and themes maintained and always updated
  • Optimized content delivery network across the UK, Europe and North America

We include the following as standard across all our services:

  • Secure hosting on our cloud infrastructure platform
  • Your website data isolated within a dedicated server container
  • 10 GB storage
  • No bandwidth limits
  • 24/7 uptime monitoring
  • Full backup and recovery
  • Reliable SMTP email delivery
  • Let’s Encrypt TLS secure certificates always updated
  • Regular application and plugin updates to latest versions
  • User support portal for administration user
  • Individual client status page
  • Infrastructure powered by 100% renewable energy

Additional features are available through extensions and service tasks:

  • Site migration
  • Domain name (if required)
  • Email (if required) – 1 mailbox, 10 GB storage, webmail
  • Creative digital design
  • Connect to email marketing platform
  • Sell online with payment processing
  • Membership and subscriptions
  • Event management, online booking and ticket sales
  • Social networks connected
  • Search engine optimization
  • Google maps integration

Email marketing

If you already use the Mailchimp email marketing platform, we can connect your website forms to your subscriber lists. As an alternative we offer our own Mailing List service based on open-source Listmonk where we host and manage on your behalf your own dedicated and cost-effective unlimited white-label solution.

Sell online

Adding an online shop to your website is an obvious next step with WordPress. We work with Woocommerce, the most popular ecommerce platform on the web. It’s a simple matter to post up your services or products, whether shipped or downloadable, and to showcase your online shop with easy-to-use cart and checkout. We offer our Ecommerce service as an extension to your hosting, based on Woocommerce to get you started and give advice on the way.

Payment processing

Getting paid online is not the simplest thing to set up. We can advise, help and guide you to get started on the Stripe online payment platform as part of our Ecommerce service. We link your website to these payment processors enabling you to accept secure payments for your products or services with either PayPal, debit or credit cards, or even direct debits.

Pricing

  • Our pricing is by monthly subscription.
  • We charge for website hosting plus maintenance and system support.
  • Extensions require a subscription to the underlying service, unless already subscribed to.
  • Add-ons can be purchased as additional subscription items and multiplied as needed.
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WordPress Website

WordPress dedicated hosting, maintenance and support

$25.97 exc. VAT / month
WordPress Website Basic

WordPress shared hosting, maintenance and support

From: $12.99 exc. VAT / month
Ecommerce for WordPress Website – Woocommerce

Woocommerce & Stripe

$12.99 exc. VAT / month
Ecommerce for WordPress Website – Woocommerce Custom

Woocommerce Custom

$25.97 exc. VAT / month
Multilingual for WordPress Website – WPML

WPML inc. 30,000 translation credits

$12.99 exc. VAT / month
Multicurrency for WordPress Website – WooCommerce Multilingual with WPML

WPML multi-currency plugin

Add-on: 20 GB SSD storage

20 GB additional SSD storage per service

$12.99 exc. VAT / month
Add-on: Service Tasks

5 tasks per annum, across all subscribed services

$12.99 exc. VAT / month
WordPress Website Design

One-time initial design and build fee

$64.93 exc. VAT
WordPress Malware Removal

One-time recovery fee

$64.93 exc. VAT
Domain Registration$0.00 exc. VAT / month and a $10.00 sign-up fee
Domain Renewal$0.00 exc. VAT / month and a $10.00 sign-up fee
Domain Transfer$0.00 exc. VAT / month and a $10.00 sign-up fee
Domain Redirect

HTTP-based domain redirection service

$0.00 exc. VAT / month and a $10.00 sign-up fee

FAQs

Billing & Subscriptions

Billing & Subscriptions

Customer satisfaction is important to us. Under our money back guarantee, we’ll refund you if you aren’t happy with our service.

There is no minimum subscription period. Payments are made for the period of subscription and can be cancelled at any time leading up to the renewal date. We do not refund for early cancellation.

We accept all major credit and debit cards and also payment by direct debit. We use Stripe as a payment processor and never have sight of your card or account data.

Yes. We have a 30 day money-back guarantee. If for whatever reason you are unhappy we will refund you back the amount you have paid.

Yes, on payout received from Stripe, we issue a VAT invoice. This can be up to one working week from order placed, two weeks following initial direct debit set-up.

Yes, direct debit is a payment method we support, via the Stripe payment gateway.

We can do this if the domain of your website is changing. However, you cannot move the subscription between websites. You would need to subscribe a different website.

No notice needed. Just cancel the renewal before it is due in your My Account area in maxc.io.

Yes, unless you cancel them. You can manage subscriptions through your maxc.io account.

Infrastructure & Hosting

Infrastructure & Hosting

Yes we do. We offer a simple-to-use, user-friendly, modern and fast webmail application should you need to access your email on the go.

Our servers and data disks are routinely backed up on a daily rotating basis. As a fail-safe measure all application data, including configuration files and databases are incrementally backed up to our rsync.net cloud storage account. We regularly test physical recovery of all backup data for your peace of mind.

We store your data on fast access SSD drives attached to our Katapult high performance cloud servers.

Your applications run in a secure container on one of our Katapult high performance SSD Linux cloud servers. These servers run the latest versions of Ubuntu and are regularly updated and continually monitored for availability, security and performance.

No, we offer a very high level of management and maintenance to every customer. This is built into our server setup and monitoring. This is not standard hosting.

We protect your data with TLS (SSL) certificates. We use Let’s Encrypt, a free, automated, and open Certificate Authority providing TLS certificates to 225 million websites. Unlike many other hosting companies we do not make an additional charge for this service.

We monitor every website and/or web application to check that each is running 24/7 and serving up pages correctly. Our monitoring toolkit includes the Uptime Kuma web service, a best-in-class monitoring service. We respond proactively to any problems identified, typically in advance of a client being aware of any issue.

Domains

Domain names

A domain name is registered for a fixed period from 1 to 10 years. Domain names have to be renewed at regular intervals. Services such as email and web hosting are associated with domain names, and their continued functioning depends on the timely renewal of the domain name.

Here are some of the stages that make up the life cycle of a domain name:

Registration Period: 1 to 10 years.The domain must be renewed before its expiration date in order to keep all related services (e-mail, hosting, etc.) active.

Grace Period: once the expiration date is reached, the holder can still renew his domain at the same price for 45 days. Services (e-mail, hosting, etc.) are no longer available.

Redemption Period: the holder has another 30 days to keep his domain name. This is no longer a renewal but a restoration, which is a more expensive process. Services (e-mail, hosting, etc.) are still unavailable.

If the holder does not renew the domain, it will be permanently deleted. No further action can be taken for 5 days, the domain is then released and be registered by anyone.

Before registering a domain name, you have to check for its availability to make sure the domain name that you want can be registered.

Your Registrar is the entity that manages your domain names on a daily basis with the Registries. You can transfer your domain names from one Registrar to another at any time.

In most cases, when a transfer fee is applied, the transferred domain name is renewed for an additional year.

Transfers have to be requested by the domain holder or a representative of the holder. Otherwise, the transfer process cannot be initiated.

WordPress malware removal

WordPress malware removal

The attack is almost certainly not targeted at your site. Websites often run the same software as millions of others, and hackers will find vulnerabilities that they can exploit en masse.

If you are running a popular WordPress plugin which has a vulnerability, it could be that your site is one of many thousands targeted that day.

Chances are you are either not dealing with the underlying cause of the hack. This could be two things.

First, it could be a vulnerability that keeps getting exploited. For example an out of date plugin or theme.

Second, it could be that there is some infected code you are not removing. Sometimes an attacker will exploit a vulnerability and leave a backdoor. They may then leave it many months before then using the backdoor to show an infection on your site.

We can scan through to find these backdoors.

Exploits usually manifest themselves either as a complete site defacement, or as a redirect to an external phishing site. However, sometimes a site may appear normal but actually have malicious content uploaded somewhere in the site code.