SSL, which is short for Secure Sockets Layer, is a security protocol which encrypts the info which customers submit on a website. If they enter a username and a password on a login page or they acquire goods and services online and they enter their credit card details, the data shall be exchanged with the hosting server in an encrypted form, which means that an unauthorized third-party shall not able to see it. An SSL certificate will increase the protection of your website and shall make it more attractive to clients, but besides the cost for the SSL, you need to spend more funds for a dedicated IP address, which is typically needed for the SSL installation. In case you manage a small e-commerce portal and your budget is small or you are a part of a non-profit organization and you can find far better use for the funds, you could avoid the additional expense by taking advantage of our services due to the fact that our cloud web hosting platform supports SSL certificates not just on a dedicated IP address, but also on a shared one.

Shared SSL IP in Hosting

You could use a shared IP for an SSL certificate with every hosting plan which we offer and irrespective if the SSL is purchased through our company or through a third-party firm. If the SSL is acquired on our end, not only will you be able to pick the shared IP to be set during the order, but you can also pick our auto-configuration option, so as soon as you complete the purchase and approve the certificate, our system will handle the installation for you within a matter of seconds and you won't need to do anything by hand. The sole difference between employing a shared IP and a dedicated one is that your site will not appear in case you try to open https://the-IP-address instead of https://your-domain-name, but besides that, everything shall be exactly the same. With this function you can protect the data of your customers and have a risk-free site without the additional expense for a dedicated IP address.

Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to use a shared IP address for an SSL bought through us or through any other dealer with any of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages. The setup is really basic and if you get the certificate from our company, you can also take advantage of our SSL wizard where with only a couple of mouse clicks you can select the SSL to be installed automatically for the selected domain name or subdomain on the shared IP address which is configured to be used for this purpose. This option will save you time and efforts since you won't need to do anything after you approve the SSL via e mail, not mentioning the money you shall save for the IP address on a monthly basis. Your Internet site shall be secured and any customer will feel certain that their data will be protected as using a shared IP address doesn't affect the adequate operation of the certificate and the sole difference from using a dedicated one is that the IP address cannot be used as a URL to access your Internet site.