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If you have advanced technical skills and like to DIY or if you have an existing website you would like to host with us, our website hosting plans come with unmetered bandwidth, free one-click install web applications, a simple and automated search engine submission tool and much more offered on your choice of Linux or Windows web servers.
We know how important it is for your business to have an online presence and when it comes to website hosting – we’ve got you covered with 99.9% server uptime and automatic site back-ups both nightly and weekly.
Best suited for small to medium custom-built websites, up to 25 pages that contains mostly text and receives a low level of traffic.
Best suited for large custom-built websites that require more resources for faster loading images and files and will high or variable levels of traffic.
What do I need?
Before you can build a website, you will need a domain name (website address).
If you do not have a domain name, you can register and purchase a domain name whilst purchasing the premium website.
If you do have a domain name, check it includes a DNS Manager or DNS Service which lets you update A and CNAME records. If you can’t see these options in your Domain manager you may be able to purchase a DNS Manager or DNS Service separately from your existing provider; alternatively you can transfer your domain name to T-Suite so you can manage your domains and website services from one centralised place.
|Website hosting only (I already have a domain name)|
|Midi Hosting Linux||Buy now||Maxi Hosting Linux||Buy now|
|Midi Hosting Windows||Buy now||Maxi Hosting Windows||Buy now|
|Upgrade from Midi Hosting to Maxi Hosting ||Buy now|
|Website hosting and register a domain name (I do not have a domain name) |
Additional domain name registration charges apply - $40 per year for an Australian domain and $80 for two-year subscription for a Generic Top Level Domain
|Midi Hosting Linux||Maxi Hosting Linux|
|Midi Hosting Windows||Maxi Hosting Windows|
We offer competitively priced website hosting plans so you can easily change your host provider and consolidate your online services with us. They include a broad DIY toolset, a choice of web server operating system, one-click install web development applications, database controls and extensive programming language support.
Included in all plans:
- Website Control Panel so you can access and manage your Website Services from one place
- One-click install popular open-source applications such as WordPress, Joomla and more with SimpleScripts
- Search Engine Optimisation Submission (SEO) basic tool which submits your website to the top search engines and automatically resubmits them on a monthly basis. Also includes an initial site review to ensure the most common usability mistakes are avoided
- Dedicated IP Address for greater reliability and faster load times compared to shared IP addresses
- No minimum plan term
- Automatic site back-ups both nightly and weekly
- 99.9% server uptime
- 24/7 phone and email support
Select the right plan
|Plan||Midi Hosting||Maxi Hosting|
|Web Server Operating System||Linux||Windows®||Linux||Windows®|
|Website Hosting ONLY |
(I already have a domain name)
|Website Hosting AND register a domain name |
(I do not have a domain name)
Note: Additional domain name registration charges apply - $40 per year for an Australian domain and $80 for two-year subscription for a Generic Top Level Domain
|Data Transfer / Bandwidth||Unmetered||Unmetered||Unmetered||Unmetered|
|Shared SSL & SSL Certificate Manager||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Unique / Dedicated IP address||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|One-Click Install Apps||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Search Engine Optimisation Basic Tool||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|SQL Express, MS Access Support||-||✓||-||✓|
|Multiple Databases w/multiple assigned users||-||✓||-||✓|
|CGI capability, Perl, PHP||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Python, GCC, Open JDK||✓||-||✓||-|
|ASP, ASP.NET, Front Page Extensions, Host Headers, IIS, Jscript, SSI Libraries, VB Script, XML||-||✓||-||✓|
|Dynamic content support||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Multiple FTP user access (AFTP/SFTP/FTPS)||30||30||50||50|
|Home Page Placeholder (business card, blank, under construction)||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|SQL Express, MS Access Support||✓||✓||✓||✓|
Things you need to know
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Moving your existing website to Telstra’s website hosting plans is easy with our Website Transfer Plans. Our technical team will transfer web pages, images, documents and static files from your existing hosting provider so you can centralise your website services with Telstra.
We have the expertise, time-saving processes and latest technologies to make the transfer of your website to your new hosting service as smooth as possible.
|Service Fee incl. GST||$165 per service||$275 per service||$550 per service|
|Transfer Static Web pages||Up to 3||Up to 5||Up to 10|
|Transfer images, files, and documents||Up to 500MB||Up to 750MB||Up to 1,500MB|
|Maximum hours of work||4 hours||6 hours||11 hours|
|Transfer databases, dynamic scripts and applications||-||Up to 2 (subject to complexity)||Up to 3 (subject to complexity)|
You can also get help to transfer elements of your website in addition to what is included in your Website Transfer Plan. Just pay for what you need with our Additional Services Hourly Rate. Our website transfer consultants are ready to help.
How it works:
1. Let’s get started
- Call 1800 TSUITE (1800 878 483) and we’ll connect you to a website transfer consultant to help you choose the right plan.
- We’ll go through the Website Transfer Plans and the transfer process with you. We’ll also ask you for information about your existing website and account credentials.
2. Website technical assessment
- The transfer team will do a comprehensive technical assessment to determine the scope of the transfer and the components to be transferred.
3. Review and approve the website transfer plan
- We’ll outline the transfer work we will complete and confirm your plan in writing – so you can review and sign.
4. Website transfer and launch
- We’ll transfer your web pages, images, documents and databases up to the maximum number of hours as specified for the plan.
- We’ll finish with a pre-launch inspection to test the website’s functionality prior to publishing your website hosted with Telstra.
- We’ll advise you to update your domain settings with the new IP address of your website.
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Basic Tool
Drive more prospects to your website
With so many Internet users searching for products and services on the web, it’s crucial to have your website in the top search engine listings. Be proactive and save valuable time with SEO Basic.
- Get your new or updated site indexed more quickly.
- Automatically submit your website to the top search engines.
- Experts manually review you site and give feedback on search engine readiness.
SEO basic features
Monthly Submissions: Considering that major search engines have indexed only a fraction of all websites, your site needs all the help it can get to become indexed so searchers can find your information. Our tool provides complete reporting on where your site stands in the major search engines and even sub-search engines today. Included with every new hosting account is Basic Submission, the most important aspect of Search Engine Optimisation.
- Submits your website to 100+ search engines and DMOZ (open directory project).
- Automatically resubmitted to a specific list of search engines every month to ensure the best rank possible.
- Includes an option to override default settings and for manual submission to DMOZ.
- Detailed reports available for reviewing the submission status for each search engine.
Manual Site Review: Our service is unique in that beyond just simply letting you submit your site to an engine, our team will review it by hand and offer you pointers by email on any items that may be slowing up engine indexing such as broken images, heavy graphics, frames, music or more. Any improvement recommendations will be sent to you by email.
- Initial site review to check for common usability issues, including missing images, broken links, sound file issues, hidden text, popups, and more.
Why are SEO services needed?
Search engines send “spiders” out to visit websites and index content. SEO Services can help you to set up your website’s format and content to be seen as more relevant by the search engine spiders. Our Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) program focuses on the main factors involved in the formulation of the search engine algorithm – a formula that assigns importance (weight) to factors of your site to determine your ranking. Even though the weight associated with each of these factors may change, with our tool all of the essential elements will be in place and optimised.
Do I need any experience with or knowledge of SEO?
No, our tools are especially designed for non-technical users. A tutorial will guide you through every feature of the tool.
One-Click Install Applications – SimpleScripts
We offer an easy and fast way to install new functionality and the latest versions of popular open-source applications through SimpleScripts, a one-click install application management tool. We have a range of applications available for both Linux and Windows operating system and a notification system to let you know when updates and patches are available for your applications.
End-user licence agreements can be found in the Help and Support tab.
Expand the categories below to view the available applications.
LINUX & WINDOWS
WordPress started as just a blogging system, but has evolved to be used as full content management system and so much more through the thousands of plugins, widgets, and themes now available. WordPress is a state-of-the-art personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. It is both free and priceless at the same time.
b2evolution is a powerful blog tool. It includes all the features of traditional blog tools, and extends them with features like file & photo management, advanced skinning, support for multiple blogs as well as detailed user permissions and third party plug-ins! b2evolution is free, open-source (GPL), and is available in many languages!
Nucleus can set up one or more weblogs. You can even show the contents of multiple weblogs on the same page. Each blog can have multiple authors and categories. There is a built in commenting system (with karma), fancy URLs, full post/comment searching, feed syndication, and much more. Nucleus is fully customisable and features a flexible plugin system for expansion.
LINUX & WINDOWS
Geeklog is a PHP/MySQL based application for managing dynamic web content. "Out of the box", it is a blog engine, or a CMS with support for comments, trackbacks, multiple syndication formats, spam protection, and all the other vital features. The core Geeklog distribution can easily be extended by the many community developed plugins including forums, image galleries, and many more.
- Client Management
vtiger CRM is a community-driven, fully open source, CRM software project. The product is widely used throughout the world, is available in many languages and boasts an active community of developers and users. Enterprise features include Sales Force Automation, customer support & service, marketing automation, calendaring, inventory management, security management, product customisation, Email integration and more.
- Content Management
LINUX & WINDOWS
Joomla! is a powerful Open Source Content Management System that gives you the tools and power to build standard sites, directories, intranets, social networks, shopping carts, and more. Joomla! is easy to install, simple to manage, and reliable. Even non-technical users can easily edit page content, add pages and manage their web presence.
Drupal is software that allows an individual or a community of users to easily publish, manage and organise a great variety of content on a website. Drupal includes features to enable content management systems, blogs, collaborative authoring environments, forums, newsletters, picture galleries, file uploads and download and much more.
MODx is an open source PHP Application Framework that helps you take control of your online content. It empowers developers and advanced users to give as much control as desired to whomever they desire for day-to-day website content maintenance chores.
e107 is a content management system that is written in PHP and uses the popular open source MySQL database system for content storage. It's completely free, totally customisable and in constant development. It boasts massive plugin and theme resources and a polite and helpful community.
Mambo is a full-featured, award-winning content management system that can be used for everything from simple websites to complex corporate applications. It is used all over the world to power government portals, corporate intranets and extranets, ecommerce sites, nonprofit outreach, schools, church, and community sites, small businesses and personal sites.
XOOPS is an acronym of eXtensible Object Oriented Portal System. Though it started as a portal system, XOOPS is evolving into a Content Management System and web framework. XOOPS can be used for just blogging or modules like Forum, Download and Web Links can form a community and encourage interaction. Custom modules can also be developed for use throughout the system.
PHP-Nuke is an automated news system specially designed to be used in Intranets. Administrators have total control over the web site, registered users, and have a powerful assembly of tools to maintain an active and 100% interactive web site using databases. Note: Versions will be upgraded one version behind within our application installer to avoid PHP-Nuke's "Latest Version Fee."
ZenCart is a free, user-friendly, open source shopping cart system developed by group of like-minded shop owners, programmers, designers, and consultants. Features include multiple customer modes, unlimited category depth, multiple sales and discounts, an XHTML template system, multiple shipping and payment options and unlimited extra pages.
OpenCart is a robust e-commerce solution that's feature rich, easy to use, search engine friendly and with a visually appealing interface. It allows businesses to sell their products and services at a minimal cost. Note: our application installer supports the OpenCart project from 1.2.8 onwards.
TomatoCart is a professional and innovative open source ecommerce solution. The back-end is an impressive desktop-like ExtJS-powered interface, offering significant usability improvements and user experience. It's the most easy-to-use shopping cart.
osCommerce is an online shop e-commerce solution that offers a wide range of out-of-the-box features that allows online stores to be setup fairly quickly with ease. osCommerce contains both a catalog frontend and an administration tool backend.
Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a free web application that educators can use to create effective, dynamic online learning websites for their students. Moodle strives to give educators the best tools to manage and promote learning.
- Forms and surveys
LimeSurvey allows you to develop and publish online multi-question, multi-lingual surveys. Use a large range of question types and presentation methods, survey branching (ie: conditional questions), quota support and optional participant control through a token system. Survey results can be exported to various formats or basic statistical analysis can be viewed with optional graphs.
phpFormGenerator is a an easy, online tool for creating reliable, efficient, and aesthetically-pleasing web forms in a snap with no programming of any kind! All the necessary code is generated automatically via an easy, point-and-click interface. Form results can be delivered via email, sent to a MySQL database, or written to a data file (which can be opened in Excel and other programs).
Simple Machines Forum
Simple Machines Forum is a free, professional grade software package that allows you to set up your own online community within minutes. Its powerful custom-made template engine includes all the features you need from a bulletin board. You're in full control of the lay-out and with our Server Side Includes function you can let your forum and your website interact with each other.
phpBB™ has become the most widely used Open Source forum solution. It has an easy to use administration panel and a user friendly installation process, which allows you to have a forum set up in minutes. Features include a large and highly customisable set of key features, coupled with a standards-compliant interface, making it one of the most popular ways to create and support a community.
Lazarus is a free guestbook script written in PHP that uses your MySQL database for storage and is based upon the excellent Advanced Guestbook script from Proxy2. We took the Advanced Guestbook and added more features and several layers of anti-spam protection to make it one of the most feature rich and spam resistant guestbook scripts available for free.
- Help centre
Help Center Live
Help Center Live is an open-source, community-driven live chat & support system. You can easily provide a real-time, live support or sales person experience just like large companies do with very little work.
Crafty Syntax Live Help
Crafty Syntax Live Help is free help center system. Features include the ability to create your own questions and auto invite visitors, referer tracking, page tracking, ability to view what the customer is typing as they type, multiple chat sessions, sound alert, leave a message if offline, push urls, quick responses, customisable graphics, and multiple operators.
- Mailing lists
phplist is a robust and powerful open-source newsletter and email campaign manager. phplist is easy to integrate with any website and the web interface lets you write and send messages, and manage phplist over the internet. Features include tracking for Opens/Views/Clicks, customisable templates, customisable subscriber attributes and an HTML editor.
poMMo is versatile mass mailing software. It can be used to add a mailing list to your website or to organise stand-alone mailings. Features include the ability to mail subsets of your subscribers, quick import/export of lists, easy creation of groups, drag and drop field ordering and WYSIWYG HTML mailing creation.
- Project management
Mantis is a free bug and issue tracking system. Mantis is available in 68 localisations, includes customisable issue pages, multiple projects per instance and the ability to give users different access levels per project. Mantis also includes search and filter, reports and graphs, custom fields, email notifications and more.
Gregarius is a web-based RSS/RDF/ATOM feed aggregator, designed to run on your web server, allowing you to access your news sources from wherever you want. Features include simple, password-protected, administration and configuration, AJAX powered item tagging and full-text search.
- Social networking
Pligg is a free, open source Content Management System (CMS) that makes it easy to start your own social networking community in minutes. Pligg CMS encourages visitors to register on your website so that they can create stories that are voted on by members, not website editors. Pligg CMS allows users to submit content and connect width other users.
phpMyFAQ is a multilingual, completely database-driven FAQ-system. phpMyFAQ includes a multi-language CMS with a WYSIWYG editor and an Image Manager, flexible multi-user support, a wiki-like revision feature, a news system, user-tracking, language modules, templates, XML and PDF support, a backup-system, a dynamic sitemap, related articles, tagging, RSS feeds, built-in spam protection systems, LDAP support and more.
WebCalendar is a PHP-based calendar application that can be configured as a single-user calendar, a multi-user calendar for groups of users, or as an event calendar viewable by visitors. WebCalendar can be setup to allow one or more assistants to manage the calendar of another user or to allow visitors to submit new events. WebCalendar can also be set up to be viewed with iCalendar-compliant calendar applications.
phpEventCalendar is a MySQL backed application that allows users to post and display events or notes on a month-at-a-glance calendar. A user administration panel allows authorised users (Administrators) to control who can add, delete, and edit events (Editors).
WikkaWiki (often shortened as Wikka) is a free, lightweight and standards-compliant wiki engine that can be used by individuals, development teams or as an intranet or extranet. It is designed for speed, extensibility, and security. Features include an easily customisable layout, optional footer comments, Search engine friendly pages and more.
DokuWiki is a standards compliant, simple to use Wiki, mainly aimed at creating documentation of any kind. It is targeted at developer teams, workgroups and small companies. It has a simple but powerful syntax which makes sure the data files remain readable outside the Wiki and eases the creation of structured texts. All data is stored in plain text files, no database is required.
PmWiki is a wiki-based system for collaborative creation and maintenance of websites. PmWiki pages look and act like normal web pages, except they have an "Edit" link that makes it easy to modify existing pages and add new pages, using basic editing rules. No HTML or CSS skills required. Page editing can be open to the public or restricted to small groups of authors.
MediaWiki is a free software open source wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia. MediaWiki is designed to be run on a large server farm for a website that gets millions of hits per day. MediaWiki is an extremely powerful, scalable software and a feature-rich wiki implementation, that uses PHP to process and display data stored in a database, such as MySQL.
- Photo galleries
Coppermine is a multi-purpose, integrated web picture gallery script. Features include themes, comment system, categories and albums, easy-to-use interface or FTP, random picture, last added, full multi-media support. You can create private galleries and groups, integrate with bulletin board services like phpBB and include user-defined caption, title and description fields.
Zenphoto is an online gallery solution that shows your photos, simply. It's got all the functionality and features you need for you online gallery, and nothing you don't. Features include sub-albums, tags, searching, RSS feeds, EXIF/IPTC support, Video support, plugins, comment spam filtering, geospatial visualisation, image archives, and more.
Piwigo is a photo gallery software for the web, built by an active community of users and developers. Themes and Extensions make Piwigo make it easy to customise the appearance and add features. Use Albums to organise photos and Tags to describe each and search for them. You can also make photos private and decide who n view them.
Pixelpost is an open-source, standards-compliant, multi-lingual, fully extensible photoblog application for the web that's a no-brainer to set up and use. It's perfect for anyone wishing to regularly post their photos on the web like a blog. If you are looking for a full blown CMS or text-blog, Pixelpost isn't for you. It's simple, and designed from the ground up for photobloggers.
4images is a powerful web-based image gallery management system. Features include comment system, user registration and management, password protected administration area with browser-based upload, customisable HTML templates and an external language file can be used for translation in other languages.
Help and support
Help guides and brochures
T-Suite customer technical support is available 24x7
If you have purchased a Website Services plan, you can lodge technical support questions through the Helpdesk via the T-Suite Management Console.
If you have an urgent problem, you can call T-Suite customer technical support on 1800 TSUITE (1800 878 483).
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