Help: SSL Certificates

What are they? How do they work? How are they installed? All your questions answered in our help.

  • Devices compatible with our SSL Certificates The Browser and Device compatibility is the most important part of the SSL Certificates. The SSL Certificates we offer are compatible with 99,9% of the available browsers and devices, even older ones! Web Browsers: Read More
  • Force always the use of SSL Sometimes, depending on the use we want to give the SSL Certificate it can be interesting to force the browser to always use the connection using https, in order to do it you simply need to add the following lines to the .htaccess file in the "public" folder or the subdomain you want to use (available only at Basic or greater hosting plans), in case you don't have this file you would have to create it: ``` Read More
  • How does a SSL Certificate work? Thanks to SSL Certificates you can transmit secure information, encrypting and decrypting the transmitted data between both parties, but, how does a SSL certificate really work? Read More
  • How is a SSL Certificate validated? An SSL Certificate can be validated in many ways depending on the type of the certificate. The validation consists in showing to the Certifying Entity that you are the domain owner or manager, therefor, it will need an action in your domain hosting plan in order to prove it. Read More
  • How to buy an SSL certificate Before buying an SSL certificate we should know that there are several types of certificates and know what we need. Read More
  • How to install a Dynamic SiteSeal What is a Dynamic SiteSeal? A dynamic SiteSeal, instead of the Static SiteSeal, show a dynamic image that offers additional information about the security/encryption type between your site and the visitor, showing the date where this information was verified and ensuring that the site that is being visited is really the one that it claims to be, this increases the trust of potential customers when purchasing or sending sensible information on it. Read More
  • How to install a SSL Certificate Install a SSL Certificate in your hosting plan is really easy, you will be able to install a SSL Certificate bought from us or even an external one, in both cases you'll need a hosting plan where to install it. Read More
  • How to install a Static SiteSeal What is a Static SiteSeal? A static SiteSeal is an image that shows the type of security/encryption available between your site and the visitor, what increases the confidence and trust of your potential customers when making purchases on it. Read More
  • How to install an SSL on an external hosting To install a certificate on an external server you can use the following official manuals provided by the certification authorities. Dondominio Read More
  • SSL Certificate Reissue A SSL Certificate reissue permits you to obtain your certificate again. This is normally needed in the following cases: Read More
  • SSL Certificate SiteSeal What is a SiteSeal? SiteSeal are images that you can add to your site, with them you can inform your visitors about the type of security the connection has when they access your site. Read More
  • Warranty in SSL Certificates The warranty on SSL Certificates is the financial protection for your customers if they were to suffer financial loss as a direct result of relying on a certificate that was issued through the negligence of the certificate's issuer. Read More
  • What are SGC Certificates? SGC Certificates permit older browsers and Operating Systems to use SSL connections with a higher encryption as their originally could. Originally older browsers could only use encryptions up to 40 bit, but thanks to SGC certificates you will be able to increase the SSL security up to 256-bit. Read More
  • What is a CSR? A CSR or Certificate Signing Request is an encrypted text block that is normally generated at the web server where the SSL Certificate will be used, but it can also be generated externally, using tools like our Online CSR Creator The CSR contains information that will be finally included in the SSL Certificate, like for example your or your business name, the address, residence country or the common name (domain where the SSL certificate will be used), in addition to this data it will also include a public key that will also be included in your certificate. Read More
  • What is a SSL Certificate? SSL or Secure Socket Layer is a security protocol, but a SSL certificate is a digital signature, that permits to encrypt communications in online data transactions using a web browser or another protocol (FTP, for example), depending on their configuration. In the case of websites, it would encrypt the data sent between the server and visitor, making the transactions of data between them more secure, like for example contact data, passwords or even financial information. Read More
  • What is a Wildcard Certificate? In this guide we will learn about WildCard Certificates, how they work and how can we issue them properly. Read More