If you wish to protect the info that visitors submit on your website, you'll need an SSL certificate. The abbreviation stands for Secure Sockets Layer and that is a protocol employed to encrypt any information exchanged between a site and its users as to ensure that even if an unauthorized individual intercepts any data, they will not be able to read or use it in any way. The present level of encryption makes it literally impossible to decrypt the authentic content, thus if you have a login form of some kind or you offer services and goods online and clients submit credit card details, using an SSL certificate will be a guarantee that the information is secure. Normally a dedicated IP address is needed to install an SSL, which will increase the cost to maintain your site. The additional cost may matter if you manage a small online shop, a non-profit organization or any other entity that doesn't make a big profit, so to save you the money, our cloud website hosting platform supports installing an SSL certificate on a shared server IP address, not a dedicated one.

Shared SSL IP in Hosting

You will be able to use this option with all our hosting plans and with any SSL certificate issued from any vendor. When you choose to use an SSL from our company, everything can be arrange automatically and you will not need to do anything after you obtain and approve the certificate. The SSL order wizard will permit you to select a shared IP to be used and the SSL to be set up by our system, so using this function requires no more than 2 additional mouse clicks after you fill the needed information for the certificate. The proper operation of the SSL won't be affected in any way and any information which site visitors submit on your website shall be encrypted and protected in the very same way. The one difference from employing a dedicated address is that http:// will not open your Internet site, but it is unlikely that anybody will ever try to access it in this way instead of inputting your domain inside the Internet browser URL bar.

Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to use a shared IP for an SSL bought through us or through any other dealer with any of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting. The setup is really simple and if you acquire the certificate from our company, you could also take advantage of our SSL wizard where with only several clicks you'll be able to pick the SSL to be installed automatically for the selected domain or subdomain on the shared IP address that is configured to be employed for this purpose. This option will save you time and efforts considering that you will not have to do anything after you approve the SSL via email, not mentioning the funds you shall save for the IP address on a monthly basis. Your site shall be secured and any client will feel confident that their info will be protected given that using a shared IP address does not influence the proper operation of the certificate and the sole difference from using a dedicated one is that the IP cannot be used as a URL to access your Internet site.