Difference between Free and Paid SSL Certificates Print

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An SSL Certificate is essential for your website these days. It shows your customers you are security conscious, and helps improve your SEO rankings.

 

You can tell your are on a website with a valid SSL cert if the URL starts with https or your browser shows a padlock icon beside the website address

 

Elive provides the ability for any hosted website to have a free Lets Encrypt installed, simply login to your Hosting Control Panel and go to the Lets Encrypt icon and follow the instructions.

We can install this for you, for a once off charge of €30 + vat

 

Alternatively you can purchase a commercial SSL cert from us.

 

A paid SSL cert can offer the following benefits

  • Extra Validation on domain ownership
  • Enhanced technical support for issues
  • Insurance for your certificate against fraudulent transactions and other potential issues
  • GreenBar support ( extra visual reassurance offered by some web browsers )

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