Getting Started with SSL Certificates

Getting Started with SSL Certificates

An SSL certificate on your website builds a secure, encrypted connection between the browser and your Web server that lets visitors submit sensitive information, such as payment details, securely.

We offer multiple certificate types, so before you purchase an SSL certificate be sure to review your server configuration, and consider how you plan to use the SSL certificate.

After you purchase an SSL, request the certificate in your account. Depending on the certificate type, we verify requests with the domain registrant and possibly other factors before we issue the signed certificate.

When your certificate is issued, download all of the files from your account and install them on your Web server to secure your site. If your website is hosted in the same account, we automatically install the SSL and update the IP address for your website when your SSL is approved.

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