If you wish to protect the information that visitors submit on your website, you'll need an SSL certificate. The abbreviation is short for Secure Sockets Layer and that's a protocol employed to encrypt any data exchanged between an Internet site and its users as to guarantee that even if an unauthorized person intercepts any information, they will not be able to read or use it in any way. The present level of encryption makes it virtually impossible to decrypt the actual content, thus if you have a login form of some sort or you offer services and products online and clients submit credit card details, using an SSL certificate shall be a guarantee that the info is protected. Typically a dedicated IP address is needed to install an SSL, which will increase the cost to maintain your website. The additional expense may matter in case you manage a small web store, a non-profit organization or any other entity which does not generate a big income, so to save you the cash, our cloud web hosting platform supports installing an SSL certificate on a shared server IP address, not a dedicated one.
Shared SSL IP in Website Hosting
You could use a shared IP address for an SSL certificate with every single website hosting package that we offer and no matter if the SSL is bought through our company or through a third-party firm. If the SSL is acquired on our end, not only could you select the shared IP to be set during the order, but you can also pick our auto-configuration option, so once you complete the purchase and approve the certificate, our system will install it for you within a matter of seconds and you won't have to do anything manually. The only difference between employing a shared IP and a dedicated one is that your site will not appear in the event that you try to open https://the-IP-address rather than https://your-domain-name, but other than that, everything shall be identical. With this function you could protect the information of your clients and have a risk-free Internet site without the extra expense for a dedicated IP address.
Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Servers
You can use a shared IP address for an SSL acquired through us or through any other dealer with any one of our semi-dedicated hosting plans. The setup is incredibly simple and if you acquire the certificate from our company, you could also take advantage of our SSL wizard where with simply a few mouse clicks you could pick the SSL to be installed automatically for the selected domain name or subdomain on the shared IP address that's configured to be employed for this specific purpose. This option shall save you time and efforts since you'll not have to do anything after you approve the SSL through e-mail, not mentioning the money you'll save for the IP address on a monthly basis. Your site will be protected and any customer will feel certain that their info will be protected as using a shared IP address does not affect the proper performance of the certificate and the only difference from using a dedicated one is that the IP cannot be used as a URL to access your Internet site.