If you'd like to protect the info that visitors submit on your Internet site, you need an SSL certificate. The abbreviation is short for Secure Sockets Layer and that is a protocol used to encode any info exchanged between a site and its users as to ensure that even if an unauthorized person intercepts any info, they will not be able to read or use it in any way. The current level of encryption makes it literally impossible to decrypt the authentic content, so if you have a login form of some kind or you offer goods and services online and clients submit credit card information, using an SSL certificate will 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 site. The additional cost may matter in case you run a small web store, a non-profit organization or any other entity that doesn't make a big income, so to save you the funds, our cloud website hosting platform supports installing an SSL certificate on a shared server IP address, not a dedicated one.

Shared SSL IP in Shared Website Hosting

You can use a shared IP for an SSL certificate with every shared website hosting solution that we offer and irrespective if the SSL is obtained through our company or through a third-party business. If the SSL is bought on our end, not only will you be able to pick the shared IP to be set during the order, but you can also select our auto-configuration option, so when you complete the purchase and approve the certificate, our system shall handle the installation for you within a couple of seconds and you won't need to do anything by hand. The sole difference between employing a shared IP and a dedicated one is that your website won't appear in the event that you try to open https://the-IP-address instead of https://your-domain-name, but besides that, everything will be the same. With this function you'll be able to protect the info of your customers and have a reliable site without the extra expense for a dedicated IP.

Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you host a website within a semi-dedicated server account from our company and you wish to secure the info of your site visitors, you'll be able to use a shared IP address which has been configured for SSL certificates with a couple of clicks. You can pick this option inside the SSL order wizard that you'll find in the Hepsia hosting CP and you can even select the certificate to be installed for the particular domain or subdomain automatically by our system. That way everything could be installed for you on the shared IP as soon as you approve the SSL. With this service we offer you the chance to preserve the information of your site users at no additional cost and without affecting the way the SSL shall encrypt the information in any way. The sole big difference from using a dedicated address is that your Internet site will not be accessible if you enter the shared IP address as opposed to the domain/subdomain inside the browser address bar.