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Rent a Plesk license – included for free with our servers

Get the Plesk Web Host Edition for free with our virtual, dedicated, and cloud servers.
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Domain-management tools, complete WordPress Toolkit, maximum flexibility

Need WordPress Pro? A vServer, dedicated server, or cloud server with Plesk? A special Plesk server for agencies and hosting resellers?

No problem. IONOS includes the biggest Plesk license (Web Host Edition) for free with all Plesk hosting-products.

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The following features are included in our Plesk Web Host Edition offer:

Reseller managementSubscription managementAccount management
Power user view (server + site admin)Custom view managementWordPress Toolkit
Plesk mobile managerDeveloper pack (PgSQL, MSSQL, Tomcat, ColdFusion)Security Core with ModSecurity Rules by Atomicorp
ServerShield by CloudFlareOutbound antispamEmail antivirus

Servers to choose from:

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VPS

A virtual server with a Plesk license is the cheapest way to rent a Plesk server. The computing power of a large server platform is split among customers and you get a vServer with Plesk.
From £1/monthexcl. VAT
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Cloud Servers

Do you want to precisely adjust the computing power of your Plesk server to your needs and/or operate several virtualised servers in a server network? Then a cloud server with a Plesk license is ideal.
From £5/monthexcl. VAT
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Dedicated Servers

Do you need a Plesk server as a complete, physical server whose resources (CPU, RAM, storage, network) are exclusively at your disposal? Then a dedicated server with Plesk license is the perfect choice.
£55/monthexcl. VAT

Special server offers for agencies and hosting resellers

Flexible management – no matter where you are

Maintain a good overview of projects and manage servers and databases anytime and anywhere – thanks to the Plesk Web Host Edition’s root/admin features. Set role-based permissions, manage applications, websites, services, and customer accounts via a web-based dashboard. Updates are easily installed on the go.

Conveniently manage customers’ WordPress websites

The Plesk WordPress Toolkit enables you to manage WordPress websites with a single tool. This saves time and simplifies workflows and support requirements. Get the Plesk license you need (Web Host Edition) including the WordPress Toolkit for free.
Servers for agencies & resellers
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Our special WordPress offer for developers, designers, and agencies

Professional development environment

Manage WordPress installations, plug-ins, and themes in a centralised way - via the WordPress Toolkit.

Install WordPress instances with all essential security settings in just a few clicks. Update and delete instances just as easily.

Top features to round off performance

Besides the WordPress Toolkit, you’ll also have access to the Plesk dashboard, as well as the Plesk malware solution ImmunifyAV and the Plesk SEO tool.

With IONOS, you can enjoy the complete package without having to buy or rent an extra Plesk license. Plesk Web Host Edition comes included as standard.

WordPress Pro
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Managing a Plesk server

FAQ – Frequently asked questions

When you book a server product complete with a Plesk license via IONOS, you won’t have to waste any time installing Plesk. Simply select Plesk during the order process. Even with our WordPress Pro plans, the most comprehensive version of Plesk is already included (Web Host Edition). Find out how to unlock your Plesk license for your server in this Help Centre article.

Yes. You can easily install popular extensions and significantly increase the functionality of your Plesk servers. This includes, for example, security extensions with tools for spam prevention, encryption and DDoS protection, and web development extensions with tools like Google PageSpeed Insights, Docker, and Code Editor.

You have several options: On the one hand, you can install additional extensions that provide you with far-reaching backup functionalities. On the other hand, you can use an FTP storage for backups with Plesk, which can also be used for full server backups. In this Help Centre article, we provide a step-by-step explanation of how to use an FTP storage for backups with Plesk.

Are you purely looking for a backup solution rather than additional Plesk features? Explore our cloud backup packages and find the best solution for you.

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