If you would like to protect the info which visitors submit on your site, you need an SSL certificate. The abbreviation is short for Secure Sockets Layer and that's a protocol used to encrypt any information exchanged between an Internet site and its users as to ensure that even if an unauthorized person intercepts any data, they shall not be able to read or use it in any way. The existing level of encryption makes it literally impossible to decrypt the actual content, so if you have a login form of some type or you offer products and services online and customers submit credit card information, using an SSL certificate shall be an assurance that the information is secure. Usually a dedicated IP address is required to install an SSL, which will increase the cost to maintain your website. The additional cost may matter in case you run a small web 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 Shared Web Hosting

You will be able to use this option with all of our shared web hosting packages and with any SSL certificate issued from any vendor. When you decide to use an SSL from our company, everything can be set up automatically and you'll not have to do anything after you order and approve the certificate. The SSL order wizard will permit you to select a shared IP address to be used and the SSL to be set up by our system, so using this feature requires only 2 additional mouse clicks after you fill the needed information for the certificate. The proper operation of the SSL will not be impacted in any way and any details that website visitors submit on your website shall be encrypted and secured in the very same way. The one difference from employing a dedicated address is that http:// won't open your site, but it is unlikely that anybody will ever try to access it that way as opposed to inputting your domain within the web browser URL bar.

Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Servers

You'll be able to use a shared IP for an SSL bought through us or through any other supplier with any one of our semi-dedicated servers. The setup is really simple and if you get the certificate from our company, you can also take full advantage of our SSL wizard where with only several clicks you can choose the SSL to be installed automatically for the specific domain or subdomain on the shared IP that is configured to be used for this particular purpose. This option will save you time and efforts as you will not need to do anything after you approve the SSL via e mail, not mentioning the cash you shall save for the IP on a monthly basis. Your site will be secure and any customer will feel assured that their data will be protected given that using a shared IP address doesn't affect the adequate functioning of the certificate and the sole difference from using a dedicated one is that the IP can't be used as a URL to access your site.