SSL, which is an acronym for Secure Sockets Layer, is a security protocol that enciphers the info that users submit on an Internet site. If they input a username and a password on a login page or they acquire services and products online and they type in their credit card details, the data shall be exchanged with the hosting server in an encrypted form, which means that an unauthorized third-party will not be able to see it. An SSL certificate will heighten the safety of your site and shall make it more inviting to consumers, but besides the cost for the SSL, you must spend extra money for a dedicated IP address, that's usually needed for the SSL installation. If you have a small e-commerce portal and your budget is limited or you're a part of a non-profit organization and you could find far better use for the funds, you could avoid the added expense by taking advantage 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 Hosting

A shared IP can be used for any SSL certificate, regardless if you get it from us or from another seller and regardless of the hosting service you have on our end. If you obtain the SSL from us, you'll come across this option on the certificate order page within your hosting CP where you can also take full advantage of the 1-click automatic configuration option we offer. If the latter is chosen inside the SSL order wizard, our system shall install and set up everything for you via the specifically configured server shared IP address, so once you buy and approve the SSL, there shall not be anything else to do on your end. You can save the money that you'll otherwise have to pay for a dedicated IP address and the SSL will function in the exact same way, so any information which the visitors submit shall be encrypted. The sole difference is that if you input the shared IP instead of your domain in an Internet browser, the Internet site won't show up.

Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you host a website inside a semi-dedicated server account from our company and you wish to preserve the data of your site visitors, you will be able to use a shared IP that has been configured for SSL certificates with several clicks. You can pick this option inside the SSL order wizard which you'll find inside the Hepsia hosting CP and you could even choose the certificate to be set up for the specific domain or subdomain automatically by our system. That way everything can be installed for you on the shared IP the moment you approve the SSL. With this service we give you the opportunity to protect the info of your website users at no additional cost and without affecting the way the SSL shall encode the information in any way. The one difference from using a dedicated address is that your Internet site won't be accessible if you input the shared IP rather than the domain/subdomain within the browser address bar.