If you wish to protect the information which visitors submit on your site, you'll need an SSL certificate. The abbreviation is short for Secure Sockets Layer and that's a protocol used to encrypt any info exchanged between a website and its users as to guarantee that even if an unauthorized person intercepts any information, they'll not be able to read or use it in any way. The present level of encryption makes it practically impossible to decrypt the real content, so if you have a login form of some sort or you offer goods and services online and customers submit credit card information, using an SSL certificate shall be an assurance that the info is protected. Typically a dedicated IP address is required to install an SSL, which will increase the cost to maintain your site. The additional cost may matter in case you manage a small online store, a non-profit organization or any other entity that doesn't make a big income, so to save you the funds, our cloud hosting platform supports installing an SSL certificate on a shared server IP address, not a dedicated one.
Shared SSL IP in Shared Website Hosting
Considering that we offer SSL certificates with our shared website hosting solutions, you can easily secure your site and use a shared IP address with only a couple of clicks. The option shall be available during the order procedure, so if you have a dedicated IP address, you can use it, but if you don't have one and you do not want to pay for this kind of a service, you could use the shared IP, which has been configured particularly for SSLs. The certificate will work in the same exact way as if it had a dedicated IP address and the one difference shall be that if someone tries to open the IP address as a URL, they will not see your site. As our system has an auto-configuration option, the SSL will be set up automatically as soon as it is issued, so you shall not need to do anything on your end after you approve it. In this way, you can have a secure and reliable site without having to spend extra cash for that.
Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you host a website within a semi-dedicated hosting account from our company and you wish to preserve the information of your website visitors, you shall be able to use a shared IP which has been configured for SSL certificates with several mouse clicks. You can choose this option in the SSL order wizard that you'll find within the Hepsia hosting CP and you can even pick the certificate to be set up for the given domain or subdomain automatically by our system. That way everything could be installed for you on the shared IP the minute you approve the SSL. With this service we give you the chance to protect the information of your website users at no additional cost and without affecting the way the SSL shall encrypt the information in any way. The only difference from using a dedicated address is that your site shall not accessible if you type the shared IP rather than the domain/subdomain in the Internet browser address bar.