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WHMCS is an all-in-one client management, billing & support solution for online businesses

Key Features

  • Professional billing & invoices
  • Automation
  • Product management
  • Reports & statistics

WHMCS tools

WHMCS has all the tools you need to start a web hosting business. 

WHMCS streamlines client management by allowing you to easily handle sign-ups, billing, and support. It integrates seamlessly with popular hosting control panels like cPanel and Plesk, making server management a breeze. Its extensive customisation options enable you to tailor your hosting services to meet your specific needs and branding requirements. With WHMCS, you can efficiently manage your web hosting business and provide top-notch service to your clients, all in one place. 

Key features explained

WHMCS provides a single centralised platform for managing your web hosting business so that everyday tasks become quicker, easier, and more efficient. 

Professional billing & invoices 

One of the standout features of WHMCS is its professional billing and invoicing capabilities. It allows you to effortlessly generate invoices for your clients, saving you time and ensuring accuracy. You can set up recurring billing cycles, accept payments through multiple gateways, and even automate late payment reminders. This feature not only helps you maintain a steady cash flow but also ensures a seamless experience for your customers by providing them with clear and professional invoices. 


Automation is at the heart of WHMCS, streamlining various aspects of your web hosting business. You can automate account provisioning, domain registration, and even customer onboarding. This not only reduces the risk of errors but also frees up your time to focus on more critical tasks. WHMCS also automates tasks like suspending and terminating accounts for non-payment, ensuring that your business runs smoothly and efficiently. 

Product management 

Efficient product management is essential for web hosting businesses, and WHMCS excels in this area. You can easily set up and manage various hosting packages, domain offerings, and add-on services within the platform. WHMCS also supports customisable pricing, allowing you to tailor your products to different customer segments or special promotions. This flexibility empowers you to adapt to market changes and offer a range of services that meet your customers’ diverse needs. 

Reports & statistics 

To make informed business decisions, you need access to accurate data and insights. WHMCS provides comprehensive reporting and statistical tools that allow you to track key performance metrics. From revenue and customer growth to support ticket trends, these reports help you understand the health of your business and identify areas for improvement. With WHMCS, you can stay ahead of the competition by making data-driven decisions and optimising your services based on customer behaviour and market trends. 

The benefits of using WHMCS with Payfast 

When you integrate WHMCS with Payfast, you unlock a host of benefits that can significantly enhance your web hosting business. Here are some key advantages: 

All-in-one web hosting solution: Web automation, building & selling 

WHMCS in tandem with Payfast offers an all-in-one web hosting solution. It combines the power of web automation, simplifying everyday tasks, with the capability to efficiently build and sell hosting packages. With WHMCS, you can easily automate account provisioning, domain registration, and customer management, ensuring that your operations run smoothly. Simultaneously, the integrated Payfast payment gateway allows you to securely process payments, making it effortless to sell your hosting services to customers. 

Stay connected at all times with the WHMCS app 

One of the standout features of this combination is the ability to stay connected with your web hosting business at all times. WHMCS offers a mobile app that allows you to manage your hosting operations on the go. Whether you need to respond to customer inquiries, review reports, or perform any essential tasks, the mobile app ensures you have real-time access to your business, ensuring you’re always in control, no matter where you are. 

Seamless all-in-one checkout for your customers 

When customers shop for web hosting services, a seamless and user-friendly checkout process is crucial. WHMCS and Payfast together provide just that. With WHMCS’s powerful product management capabilities, you can create and customise hosting packages to cater to your customers’ needs. Payfast’s integration enables a smooth and secure checkout experience, where customers can effortlessly select and purchase hosting services, domains, and add-ons, all in one go. This frictionless checkout process enhances customer satisfaction and can boost your conversion rates. 

With Payfast, you only pay per complete transaction 

Integrating Payfast with WHMCS brings cost-efficiency to your web hosting business. Unlike some payment gateways that charge additional monthly fees or hidden costs, Payfast operates on a per-transaction payment model. This means that you only pay when a customer successfully completes a transaction, such as purchasing a hosting package or a domain. There are no surprises, no hidden fees, and no ongoing monthly charges, providing you with transparency and cost predictability, allowing you to budget effectively for your business’s financial stability. 

What is WHMCS?  

WHMCS (Web Host Manager Complete Solution) is a complete automation solution for web hosting companies, providing a platform to manage clients, automate billing, and support ticketing. It simplifies the process of invoicing, provisioning, and managing web hosting accounts, helping businesses save time and resources. 

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Latest update: January 2024
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WHMCS integration

Integrating Payfast with WHMCS is a straightforward and advantageous step for web hosting businesses. By seamlessly combining these two platforms, you can enhance your payment processing capabilities, automate billing, and offer a more convenient experience for both you and your customers. Whether you’re selling hosting packages, domains, or add-on services, this integration empowers you to streamline your operations and facilitate secure transactions, ultimately contributing to the growth and efficiency of your web hosting business. 

Visit our knowledge base for comprehensive instructions on how to integrate Payfast with WHMCS.