SSL, which is an acronym for Secure Sockets Layer, is a security protocol that encodes the info that customers submit on a website. If they enter a username and a password on a login page or they purchase products and services online and they enter their credit card info, the data will be exchanged with the web server in an encrypted form, consequently an unauthorized third-party shall not able to see it. An SSL certificate will heighten the security of your site and will make it more attractive to consumers, but in addition to the cost for the SSL, you have to spend extra money for a dedicated IP address, that's normally needed for the SSL installation. In case you have a modest e-commerce portal and your budget is small or you're a part of a non-profit organization and you can find better use for the funds, you could avoid the extra expense by making use of our services given that our cloud hosting platform supports SSL certificates not just on a dedicated IP address, but also on a shared one.
Shared SSL IP in Shared Hosting
Given that we offer SSL certificates with our shared hosting plans, you can easily secure your site and use a shared IP address with only a few clicks. The option shall be available during the order process, thus if you have a dedicated IP, you can use it, but if you do not have one and you do not want to pay for this type of a service, you can use the shared IP, which has been configured particularly for SSLs. The certificate will work in the same exact way as if it had a dedicated IP address and the one difference shall be that if anyone attempts to open the IP address as a URL, they'll not see your Internet site. Due to the fact that our system includes an auto-configuration option, the SSL will be installed automatically the moment it is issued, so you'll not have to do anything on your end after you approve it. This way, you could have a protected and reliable website without having to spend more money for that.
Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Servers
You could use a shared IP for an SSL acquired through us or through any other supplier with any of our semi-dedicated servers. The setup is extremely simple and if you acquire the certificate from our company, you could also take advantage of our SSL wizard where with just a few mouse clicks you can pick the SSL to be installed automatically for the particular domain or subdomain on the shared IP that's configured to be employed for this specific purpose. This option will save you time and efforts given that you'll not need to do anything after you approve the SSL via email, not mentioning the money you'll save for the IP on a monthly basis. Your site shall be secured and any client will feel confident that their information shall be protected considering that using a shared IP address doesn't influence the adequate functioning of the certificate and the sole difference from using a dedicated one is that the IP can't be used as a URL to access your site.