SSL, which stands short for Secure Sockets Layer, is a security protocol that enciphers the info that customers submit on a website. If they input a username and a password on a login page or they buy goods and services online and they type in their credit card information, the data shall be exchanged with the web server in an encrypted form, hence an unauthorized third-party won't be able to see it. An SSL certificate will raise the safety of your site and will make it more inviting to consumers, but in addition to the cost for the SSL, you have to spend additional 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 small or you are a part of a non-profit organization and you can find better use for the capital, you'll be able to avoid the extra expense by making use of our services since our cloud website hosting platform supports SSL certificates not only on a dedicated IP address, but also on a shared one.

Shared SSL IP in Cloud Website Hosting

A shared IP can be employed for any SSL certificate, regardless if you get it from our company or from a different retailer and regardless of the cloud website hosting service you have on our end. If you acquire the SSL from us, you'll find this option on the certificate order page within your hosting Control Panel where you could also take full advantage of the 1-click automatic configuration option that we offer. If the latter is chosen within the SSL order wizard, our system will install and set up everything for you using the specifically configured server shared IP, so once you buy and approve the SSL, there won't be anything else to do on your end. You could save the cash that you will otherwise have to pay for a dedicated IP and the SSL shall do the job in the exact same way, so any information which the site visitors submit will be encoded. The only difference is that if you input the shared IP instead of your domain in an Internet browser, the site shall not show up.

Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Any SSL certificate could be employed with our specifically configured shared IPs, so if you have a semi-dedicated hosting account, you can use this option with merely a few clicks when you install a certificate you purchase through us or through another dealer. For the SSLs that we offer you are also able to take advantage of an additional function and have our system set everything up for you. In this way the moment you approve the SSL, the shared IP address will be set for the specific domain or subdomain and the certificate will be installed with no action needed on your end, and thus any information that website visitors submit on your site shall be secure. The SSL shall function in the same exact way regardless if it's set on a shared or a dedicated IP and the only thing which is different between the two setups is that inputting the shared IP as a URL in a browser will not open your website.