Standard Features on all
SSL .com certificates
  • Works with over 99% of all browsers
  • Padlock symbol & "https" domain
  • Strong 256-bit encryption
  • Mobile device support
  • HIPAA & PCI compliant
  • Free lifetime certificate reissues
  • 24/7 chat, email and phone support
  • 30 day no questions asked refund policy
  • Easy to use Account Manager
  • Free SSL .com Site Seal

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FAQs

What is SSL?

SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer, a method used to secure and encrypt sensitive information like credit cards, usernames, passwords, and other private data sent over the Internet. Website pages secured with SSL are those branded with the HTTPS in their URL address.

Who needs an SSL Certificate?

Anything (including people, software, computers, and devices) who exchange sensitive information on any network, including the Internet and Web, needs to use SSL. Sensitive information includes things like username and passwords, credit card numbers, or any other data that needs to be kept private.

What is a Wildcard certificate?

Wildcard SSL certificates allow the use of an unlimited number of subdomains in the certificate. Any full domain that matches *.yourdomain.com (where * can be any word and yourdomain.com is your domain) will be secured by a Wildcard SSL digital certificate. For instance, ssl.com, www.ssl.com, mail.ssl.com, and any other combination of ssl.com would be secured by a Wildcard certificate issued to *.ssl.com.

How does the warranty work?

The warranty protects the end user if an SSL.com Certificate is mis-issued (i.e. issued to a third party that was not entitled to the SSL Certificate).

What is the Green Bar assurance?

The Green Bar assurance increases customer trust and prevents cart/checkout abandonment by displaying the extended validation level of the website through a green address bar in the browser. The Green Bar is a feature of the EV SSL.com certificate and represents the highest level of trust offered by any certificate authority including SSL.com.

How does the SSL free trial work?

The trial certificate allows for the customer to test installation and function of an SSL.com certificate. The trial certificate installs and functions identically to a standard SSL.com certificate, but it does not come with any warranty and the organization name of the certificate owner does not appear in the certificate. Because of this, the trial certificate is only meant as a test solution and does not build customer trust the way a standard SSL.com certificate would.

How long does it take to set up?

Depending on the certificate type, typical installation can take from minutes to several hours.

What is a Multi-Domain (UCC) certificate?

Multi-domain certificate (commonly know as Exchange Server Certificates or Unified Communications Certificates - UCC for short) are SSL Certificates that can secure multiple domains and multiple hostnames in a single certificate. They are ideal for cloud services whereby the number of allocated ip addresses are limited yet must be shared with multiple virtual hosts. They are also ideal for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, Exchange Server 2010, and Microsoft Live Communications Server.

Why choose SSL .com over the competition?

SSL.com believes electronic security should be easy to implement and accessible to everyone without sacrificing product integrity. Because of our core beliefs, SSL.com is engaged with the community at large to provide unprecedented levels support and to offer an enhanced user experience.