SSL Certificates

In today’s digital age, safeguarding sensitive information is paramount, and SSL certificates play a pivotal role in ensuring online security. These certificates encrypt data transmitted between a user’s browser and a website, thwarting potential cyber threats like data breaches and identity theft. Beyond mere protection, SSL certificates also inspire trust among users by displaying the coveted padlock icon and SSL protocol in the browser address bar, signaling a secure connection.

With cybercrime on the rise, investing in SSL certificates isn’t just smart—it’s essential for businesses and individuals looking to establish credibility, protect data integrity, and foster trust in an increasingly interconnected online landscape.

Padlock in the forest.

Our shared hosting and partnership hosting plans now include complimentary SSL certificates powered by Let’s Encrypt. Enjoy the confidence of secure data transmission and bolstered trust among your users, all without any extra cost.

Are there value-added benefits when I pay for my SSL certificate?

While Let’s Encrypt offers an invaluable service by keeping the internet secure at no cost with their free SSL certificates, opting for a paid SSL certificate can provide value-added benefits that may be beneficial.

Extended Validation (EV) Certificate

Paid certificates often offer extended validation, displaying the organization’s name in the browser address bar, which can enhance trust and credibility among users.


Some paid SSL certificates come with a warranty, providing financial protection in case of data breaches or SSL misissuance.

Wildcard and Multi-Domain Support

Paid certificates may offer wildcard or multi-domain support, allowing you to secure multiple subdomains or domains with a single certificate, simplifying management for larger websites or businesses.

Customer Support

Paid certificate providers typically offer dedicated customer support, assisting with installation, configuration, and troubleshooting.

Longer Validity Periods

Paid certificates often come with longer validity periods compared to Let’s Encrypt certificates, reducing the frequency of certificate renewal.

Seal of Trust

Some paid certificates come with a seal or badge that can be displayed on your website, further enhancing trust and reassuring visitors of your commitment to security.

While Let’s Encrypt certificates are suitable for many websites, those with specific needs or seeking additional features and support may find value in investing in a paid SSL certificate.