SSL, which is an acronym for Secure Sockets Layer, is a security protocol that encodes the information that clients submit on an Internet site. If they enter a username and a password on a login page or they buy products and services online and they input their credit card info, the data shall be exchanged with the web server in an encrypted form, so an unauthorized third-party will not be able to see it. An SSL certificate will raise the safety of your website and shall make it more inviting to consumers, but besides the cost for the SSL, you must spend more money for a dedicated IP address, that's usually needed for the SSL installation. In case you manage a small e-commerce portal and your budget is limited or you are a part of a non-profit organization and you could find better use for the money, you could avoid the additional 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 shall be able to use this option with all of our shared web hosting packages and with any SSL certificate issued from any vendor. If you decide to use an SSL from our company, everything can be arrange automatically and you will not need to do anything after you purchase and approve the certificate. The SSL order wizard will allow you to select a shared IP to be used and the SSL to be set up by our system, so using this function requires a maximum of 2 additional mouse clicks after you fill the necessary info for the certificate. The appropriate functioning of the SSL will not be influenced in any way and any details which visitors submit on your website will be encrypted and protected in the very same way. The one difference from using a dedicated address is that http:// will not open your Internet site, but it is extremely unlikely that anyone will ever seek to access it that way as opposed to entering your domain inside the world-wide web browser URL bar.