Shared SSL IP
Find what a shared SSL IP is and exactly how you can utilize one to instantly set up an SSL certificate.
SSL, which is an acronym for Secure Sockets Layer, is a security protocol which enciphers the info that clients submit on an Internet site. If they type in a username and a password on a login page or they acquire services and goods online and they input their credit card details, the data will be exchanged with the web server in an encrypted form, consequently an unauthorized third-party won't be able to see it. An SSL certificate will increase the security of your website and will make it more inviting to customers, but on top of the cost for the SSL, you have to spend additional funds for a dedicated IP address, which is usually required for the SSL installation. If you manage a small e-commerce portal and your budget is tight or you are a part of a non-profit organization and you can find far better use for the money, you'll be able to avoid the additional expense by making use of our services due to the fact that our cloud web hosting platform supports SSL certificates not just on a dedicated IP address, but also on a shared one.
Shared SSL IP in Cloud Website Hosting
You can use a shared IP for an SSL certificate with every cloud website hosting
plan that we offer and regardless if the SSL is bought through our company or through a third-party company. If the SSL is acquired on our end, not only will you be able to pick the shared IP to be set during the order, but you could also pick our auto-configuration option, so when you complete the purchase and approve the certificate, our system will set it up for you within a couple of seconds and you'll not need to do anything by hand. The only difference between using a shared IP and a dedicated one is that your website will not appear in case you try to open https://the-IP-address instead of https://your-domain-name, but apart from that, everything shall be identical. With this feature you can protect the data of your clients and have a reliable website without the added expense for a dedicated IP address.