SSL, which is short for Secure Sockets Layer, is a security protocol which encrypts the information which clients submit on a website. If they type in a username and a password on a login page or they purchase products and services online and they enter their credit card details, 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 heighten the safety of your site and shall make it more appealing to customers, but in addition to the cost for the SSL, you have to spend more money for a dedicated IP address, which is typically needed for the SSL installation. If you manage a small e-commerce portal and your budget is limited or you're a part of a non-profit organization and you can find much better use for the capital, you can avoid the extra expense by making use of our services given that our cloud hosting platform supports SSL certificates not just on a dedicated IP address, but also on a shared one.

Shared SSL IP in Cloud Web Hosting

A shared IP can be used for any SSL certificate, no matter if you get it from our company or from a different seller and regardless of the cloud web hosting plan which you have on our end. If you get the SSL through us, you will find this option on the certificate order page within your hosting CP where you can also make use of the 1-click automatic configuration option which we offer. If the latter is selected in the SSL order wizard, our system shall install and set up everything for you using the specially configured server shared IP, so once you acquire and approve the SSL, there won't be anything else to do on your end. You can save the cash you'll otherwise need to pay for a dedicated IP address and the SSL shall function in the exact same way, so any data that the site visitors submit shall be encoded. The only difference is that if you enter the shared IP address instead of your domain name inside a browser, the site will not show up.

Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Servers

You can use a shared IP address for an SSL bought through us or through any other dealer with any of our semi-dedicated servers. The setup is incredibly easy and if you acquire the certificate from our company, you could also take full advantage of our SSL wizard where with merely a couple of mouse clicks you can choose the SSL to be installed automatically for the specific domain name or subdomain on the shared IP address which is configured to be used for this purpose. This option will save you time and efforts as you'll not need to do anything after you approve the SSL via e-mail, not mentioning the cash you will save for the IP on a monthly basis. Your site will be protected and any customer will feel assured that their info shall be protected as using a shared IP address does not affect the adequate performance of the certificate and the only real difference from using a dedicated one is that the IP address can't be used as a URL to access your site.