If you wish to protect the data that visitors submit on your site, you will require an SSL certificate. The abbreviation refers to Secure Sockets Layer and this is a protocol employed to encrypt any info exchanged between a website and its users as to ensure that even if an unauthorized individual intercepts any information, they'll 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 sort or you offer goods and services online and clients submit credit card info, using an SSL certificate shall be an assurance that the data is secure. Usually a dedicated IP address is needed to install an SSL, which will increase the cost to maintain your site. The additional expense may matter if you manage a small online shop, a non-profit organization or any other entity which does not generate a big revenue, 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 Hosting
A shared IP could be used for any SSL certificate, irrespective if you purchase it from us or from another seller and regardless of the hosting service which you have on our end. If you acquire the SSL from us, you shall find this option on the certificate order page inside your hosting Control Panel where you can also take full advantage of the 1-click automatic configuration option which we offer you. If the latter is chosen in the SSL order wizard, our system will install and set up everything for you via the specifically configured server shared IP address, therefore once you acquire and approve the SSL, there will not be anything else to do on your end. You can save the cash that you will otherwise need to pay for a dedicated IP address and the SSL will work in the same exact way, so any information that the website visitors submit shall be encrypted. The only difference is that if you enter the shared IP instead of your domain within a web browser, the Internet site won't show up.
Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Hosting
When you host an Internet site within a semi-dedicated hosting account from our company and you would like to preserve the information of your visitors, you'll be able to use a shared IP which has been configured for SSL certificates with a couple of mouse clicks. You can pick this option inside the SSL order wizard which you shall find inside the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and you can even pick the certificate to be installed for the particular domain or subdomain automatically by our system. That way everything can be set up for you on the shared IP the moment you approve the SSL. With this service we give you the chance to secure the data of your website users at no additional cost and without affecting the way the SSL shall encrypt the info in any way. The sole main difference from using a dedicated address is that your site shall not accessible if you type the shared IP instead of the domain/subdomain inside the Internet browser address bar.