SSL, which stands short for Secure Sockets Layer, is a security protocol which encrypts the info that customers submit on an Internet site. If they input a username and a password on a login page or they purchase services and products online and they input their credit card details, the data will be exchanged with the hosting server in an encrypted form, hence an unauthorized third-party shall not able to see it. An SSL certificate will raise the safety of your website and will make it more attractive to consumers, but in addition to the cost for the SSL, you need to spend extra money for a dedicated IP address, that is normally needed for the SSL installation. If you manage a small e-commerce portal and your budget is limited or you are a part of a non-profit organization and you could find far better use for the funds, you could avoid the additional expense by making use of our services given that our cloud website hosting platform supports SSL certificates not just on a dedicated IP address, but also on a shared one.

Shared SSL IP in Hosting

You'll be able to use this option with all of our hosting packages and with any SSL certificate issued from any retailer. When you choose to use an SSL from our company, everything can be arrange automatically and you will not have to do anything after you obtain and approve the certificate. The SSL order wizard will permit you to pick a shared IP to be used and the SSL to be installed by our system, so using this feature requires only two additional clicks after you fill the required info for the certificate. The adequate operation of the SSL shall not be influenced in any way and any information which visitors submit on your website shall be encrypted and secured in the exact same way. The one big difference from employing a dedicated address is that http:// will not open your website, but it is extremely unlikely that anybody will ever seek to access it this way as opposed to inputting your domain in the world-wide web browser URL bar.

Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Servers

Any SSL certificate can be used with our specially configured shared IPs, therefore if you have a semi-dedicated server account, you can use this option with only a couple of mouse clicks when you install a certificate that you obtain through us or through another dealer. For the SSLs we offer you can also take advantage of an extra function and have our system set everything up for you. That way as soon as you approve the SSL, the shared IP will be set for the particular domain or subdomain and the certificate shall be installed with no action needed on your end, so any information that website visitors submit on your site will be protected. The SSL will work in the exact same way no matter if it's set on a shared or a dedicated IP and the one thing that's different between the two setups is that entering the shared IP address as a URL inside an Internet browser won't open your website.