If you want to create your own website, you will need storage space for your website content. Web hosting from Swisscom gives you the option of storing your website data and e-mails securely in our Swiss data centre.
Websites created with the HomepageTool cannot be switched to another hosting provider.
Content cannot be transferred automatically if you wish to edit your existing website using the Swisscom HomepageTool. However, you can use the copy and paste function to move it to the HomepageTool quickly and easily.
To create a backup, proceed as follows:
To recover a full back-up of your hosting environment or if you require any other technical support, please contact our Support team. Please note: There may be a charge for this service.
Follow these steps to cancel your web hosting product:
Web hosting can no longer be used once it has been cancelled.
If you have a domain registered via Swisscom, you will still be able to access the web hosting Control Panel (login.hostcenter.com), where you can transfer your domain to another registrar.
In case of problems, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
You can up- or downgrade to another price plan at any time (with the exception of add-ons). The change takes immediate effect. With upgrades, you pay the difference on a pro-rata basis. In the case of downgrades, the current billing cycle will be based on the old price.
To change your subscription, proceed as follows:
SSL stands for “Secure Sockets Layer”: This technology forms a secure connection between your website and the visitor’s web browser. This connection is used to transmit all sensitive data in encrypted form: third parties can neither see nor use it. Your benefits are summarised below:
Let's encrypt (free SSL) is included in the web hosting service and HomepageTool. Additional encryption is not absolutely necessary. Our large-scale versions include a premium SSL certificate. You can activate certificates in your Control Panel under “SSL certificates”.
You can activate permanent HTTPS redirection because every website hosted by Swisscom has an SSL certificate as standard. To do this, proceed as follows:
Please note that you may need to manually change existing links on your website from http:// to https:// and that you may need to carry out further actions (including plugins) depending on your website solution.
To configure an https redirect using .htaccess, proceed as follows:
Your website should now automatically open using HTTPS . Check this by entering your domain (without http:// or https://).