SSL, which stands short for Secure Sockets Layer, is a security protocol that enciphers the information that users submit on an Internet site. If they enter a username and a password on a login page or they acquire services and products online and they type in their credit card info, 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 heighten the protection of your website and shall make it more appealing to consumers, but besides the cost for the SSL, you have to spend more funds for a dedicated IP address, that is typically needed for the SSL installation. In case you manage a modest e-commerce portal and your budget is tight or you are a part of a non-profit organization and you can find much better use for the funds, you could avoid the added expense by taking advantage 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 Shared Web Hosting
You will be able to use this option with all our shared web hosting packages and with any SSL certificate issued from any dealer. If you decide to use an SSL from our company, everything shall be set up automatically and you won't need to do anything after you purchase and approve the certificate. The SSL order wizard will enable you to pick a shared IP address to be used and the SSL to be installed by our system, so using this feature requires only two additional mouse clicks after you fill the required information for the certificate. The appropriate functioning of the SSL shall not be affected in any way and any data that visitors submit on your website will be encrypted and protected in the same exact way. The sole difference from working with a dedicated address is that http:// shall not open your site, but it is unlikely that anybody will ever try to access it that way as opposed to entering your domain inside the Internet browser URL bar.