SSL, which is an acronym for Secure Sockets Layer, is a security protocol that encodes the information which users submit on an Internet site. If they type in a username and a password on a login page or they buy products and services online and they type in their credit card details, the data will be exchanged with the hosting server in an encrypted form, thus an unauthorized third-party won't be able to see it. An SSL certificate will raise the protection of your website and shall make it more inviting to consumers, but in addition to the cost for the SSL, you need to spend extra money for a dedicated IP address, which is typically required for the SSL installation. If you run a small e-commerce portal and your budget is small or you're a part of a non-profit organization and you can find better use for the capital, you can avoid the extra expense by making use of our services since 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 Semi-dedicated Servers
The shared IP option is available with all semi-dedicated servers and the setup takes only two mouse clicks in the hosting CP regardless if you purchase an SSL from our business or through a third-party vendor. There will not be any difference in terms of how the certificate operates or encrypts the information your visitors submit, so your site shall be protected without spending any additional funds for a dedicated IP address. The one thing that will be different is that https://the-shared-IP won't open your Internet site, unlike https://the-dedicated-IP, but it's extremely unlikely that anybody shall ever try to access your site in this way rather than entering your domain. In addition, we offer an auto-configuration option for the SSLs bought via our company and if you select it and you opt to use a shared IP as opposed to a dedicated one, our system will set everything up as soon as the SSL is approved and issued without the need for any action on your end.