Securing Your Site Using SSL

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is the standard for data encryption on the World Wide Web, allowing the safe transfer of sensitive information (for example, credit card numbers) and the positive identification of an organization. 

There are three ways to apply SSL to your domain: 

   a. EV certificate (Extended Validation).

   These certificates are manually verified by the SSL provider and will display your company's identity information in a green bar instead of the standard padlock. Due to the manual verification, these certificates are more expensive; however, they offer the most security for your customers. To request additional information regarding your own SSL certificate, please file a support ticket.

   b. DV certificate (Domain Validated).

   These are your standard SSL certificates which are valid from 1 to 3 years depending on the length you wish to purchase. They offer the best browser compatibility on both PCs and mobile devices and are most cost-effective than the EV certificates. To request additional information regarding your own SSL certificate, please file a support ticket.

   c. Free Let’s Encrypt DV certificate.

   These certificates are good for 90 days; however, we will automatically renew them for you. If you wish to use a Let's Encrypt DV certificate then all you need to do go to the Domain section of the control panel and Enable Let's Encrypt SSL on your domain. 

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