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  I Have a Fast Internet Connection (DSL/cable) - Can't I Just Host My Own Site?

In theory you absolutely could, but be prepared to encounter many challenges that you will need...

  Why don't I Just Go With the Cheapest Hosting?

A host needs to make a profit to continue operating. Some hosts do not properly understand the...

 Are There Any Hidden Costs or Setup Fees?

No, there are no hidden costs or fees associated with having a hosting account with CanHost. If...

 Can I Host My Friends' Websites?

Yes, you may host your friends. There would be only one control panel for your account however,...

 Can I Order Even Though I Don't Live in Canada?

Absolutely! In fact, we already have customers in countries all over the world. We can host all...

 Can I Order Even Though I Don't Live in the USA?

Absolutely! In fact, we already have customers in countries all over the world. We can host all...

 Can I Run a phpBB Forum (Message Board) On My Site?

Absolutely! In fact, we have it pre-installed for you. phpBB is free, open source software for...

 Can I Upgrade My Plan or Features Later?

You can purchase new or expanded features, or upgrade to a new plan at any time. There are no...

 Can I have Warez, Appz, Serialz and/or Commercial Software on My Homepage?

No, if we find them in your directory or links to them, your entire account will be subject to...

 Do I Have to Keep Your Banner on My Site?

Rest assured that all sites hosted with CanHost are BANNER-FREE. It's your site (you're paying us...

 Do I Need a Static/Dedicated IP Address?

Dedicated IP's are desirable if you wish to access your website directly (without DNS...

 Do You Host Adult Sites?

We police our systems only for the infractions as listed in our TOS and AUP.

 Do You Offer Password Protected Directories?

Yes, using our web-based control panel you can protect any directory without having to manually...

 Do You Offer Server Side Includes (SSI)?

Server Side Includes (SSI) is enabled on all of our servers. You just need to be sure that you...

 Do You Offer Telnet or SSH Access?

By default, we do not provide SSH (Secure Shell) access to our clients. SSH access may be...

 Do Your Servers Support XML?

Yes, all of our servers support XML.

 How Do I Signup?

Navigate to the 'Hosting' drop-down menu on canhost.ca to check out our hosting services. For a...

 How Long After I Sign Up Can I Start Building My Site?

If your account is automatically approved, your machine user will be created and ready for...

 Information Needed For SSL Certificate - CSR

We need the following information to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR): For the SSL...

 Is There a Minimum Time Contract/Commitment Required?

You may choose your hosting terms at sign-up. No contracts are required. You may cancel at...

 Setup Time?

What is the setup time on your services? Shared and Reseller are instantly deployed using our...

 What Database Do You Offer?

We use MySQL. We have found that our members prefer MySQL because it is a relatively easy-to-use...

 What Happens If I Exceed My Allocated Bandwidth?

You will receive an automatic e-mail message warning you that you have reached 80% of your...

 What if My Site Breaks Your Terms of Service?

Users' sites may be suspended for violations of policy, and if it is extreme, or a second time...

 Why Don't You Offer Unlimited Bandwidth?

There is no such thing as unlimited bandwidth. Any company that promises you unlimited bandwidth...

 Will I Be Able to Check My Emails When I Am Away From My Home/Office Computer?

Yes, we provide all our customers with their own Webmail access. This means that you can log on...

 Will I Have Unlimited Access to Update My Site?

You have unlimited access 24-hours a day. As such, you can create and maintain your web pages and...

 Will You Place Any Ads on My Site?

None whatsoever! We do not place any advertisements on your site. No banners, no annoying...