SSL, which is short for Secure Sockets Layer, is a security protocol that enciphers the data that clients submit on a website. If they enter a username and a password on a login page or they purchase goods and services online and they input their credit card information, the data shall be exchanged with the server in an encrypted form, so an unauthorized third-party won't be able to see it. An SSL certificate will heighten the safety of your website and shall make it more appealing to customers, but in addition to the cost for the SSL, you have to spend extra money for a dedicated IP address, that's normally required for the SSL installation. If you run a modest e-commerce portal and your budget is small or you're a part of a non-profit organization and you could find far better use for the capital, you can avoid the extra expense by taking advantage of our services given that our cloud hosting platform supports SSL certificates not only on a dedicated IP address, but also on a shared one.

Shared SSL IP in Shared Hosting

You shall be able to use this option with all our shared hosting solutions and with any SSL certificate issued from any dealer. If you decide to use an SSL from our company, everything can be arrange automatically and you won't need to do anything after you buy and approve the certificate. The SSL order wizard will enable you to select a shared IP address 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 needed info for the certificate. The proper functioning of the SSL won't be influenced in any way and any information which visitors submit on your website shall be encrypted and secured in the very same way. The one difference from using a dedicated address is that http:// will not open your website, but it is unlikely that anyone will ever attempt to access it in this way instead of typing your domain name within the world-wide web browser URL bar.

Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Servers

The shared IP option is available with all Linux semi-dedicated plans and the setup takes just two mouse clicks within the hosting CP regardless if you order an SSL through our business or via a third-party vendor. There shall not be any difference in the way the certificate operates or encrypts the info your visitors submit, so your site shall be protected without spending the additional cash for a dedicated IP. The sole thing that will be different is that https://the-shared-IP shall not open your Internet site, unlike https://the-dedicated-IP, but it is extremely unlikely that anybody shall ever try to access your website in this way as opposed to entering your domain name. We also offer an auto-configuration option for the SSLs acquired via our company and if you select it and you opt to use a shared IP as opposed to a dedicated one, our system shall set everything up the minute the SSL is approved and issued with no need for any action on your end.