Guaranteed security for your visitors
If you're doing business online, you need an SSL certificate. SSL is the best way to protect data such as credit card numbers, passwords and more. Our premium 2048-bit SSL Certificates feature maximum 256-bit encryption and over 99.3% browser compatibility. When your website displays an SSL Site Seal and the trusted padlock, your customers can shop with peace of mind, knowing their information is safe. Get secured today with our premium brand SSL certificates.
SSL Means More Conversions
Shopping online is all about trust. Adding an SSL certificate to your website is one of the simplest and most affordable ways of achieving this. Your customers will instantly know that their safety is assured when they see your website is "https" secured with a trusted SSL site seal. No matter what you may be selling, your customers are far more likely to do business with you if they trust you.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a SSL certificate?
For any online business, security and trust are of the utmost importance. The best way to secure your customer data and earn their trust is by installing an SSL Certificate on your website. By adding a digital certificate to your website, your identity will be authenticated and a layer of bullet-proof encryption will be added to any data that is transmitted. Your customers are thereby reassured that any information they send you, whether it be of a personal or financial nature, is 100% secured and at all times safe from prying eyes and online crooks.
Do I need an SSL certificate?
SSL certificates are perfect for securing websites or web servers that transmit sensitive information, whether it be credit card details or personal details. Without an SSL certificate you risk having this valuable information intercepted and stolen. When customers can see that your website has been well secured and you value their security, they're more likely to do business with you.
Recently, Google also announced that all websites using site-wide SSL will receive preference in search rankings. Something which will be given even more preference in the future.
Can I use your SSL certificates with my own web host?
Yes, absolutely! Our SSL certificates will work with your existing web host.
Domain, Company or Extended Validation?
Domain Validation certificates validate the authenticity of the website's domain and are issued almost instantly following purchase. They require no paperwork. This means they are the only certificates suitable for both businesses and private individuals.
Organization Validation certificates validate both the domain name and authenticity of the business. As a result, the business' name is displayed in the certificate details. This gives your visitors greater peace of mind that the company they're transacting with is 100% legitimate, meaning they're more likely to do business with you. Submission of business documents to the certificate authority is required.
Extended Validation are the gold standard of SSL certificates. Not only do they provide extensive validation checks of both the domain and authenticity of the business, but they also enable the instantly recognizable green address bar on your website, for extra reassurance and more conversions.
What are the requirements for using an SSL certificate?
- A domain name, a web hosting plan and a dedicated IP address.
- A CSR code generated on the the website's server with the correct domain name specified.
- Correct contact information listed under the domain's WHOIS records.
- Documents proving the authenticity of your business (only required for organization validation and extended validation certificates).
How does the warranty work?
The SSL warranty covers any losses you may incur as a direct result of the SSL encryption session failing and your customers information being lost. Please note that warranty policies can differ between certain certificate authorities. Please refer to the specific CA for their warranty policy.
Where can I find installation instructions?
Please note: SSL certificates must be installed on your web server. Therefore, we are able to provide end-to-end SSL installation support only in cases where the domain is hosted with Smartweb. If the domain is hosted with another provider, please contact their support team for assistance with CSR generation and SSL installation.
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