Give your customers peace of mind; encrypt their data using SSL Certificates

SSL Certificates; It’s one of those techy buzz-word phrases that is often over-complicated and a daunting thought for many.

For the very most part, SSL’s needn’t be complicated – they are simply an add-on to your website.

Below are some common frequently asked questions, which should clear up what SSL’s are, what they do and why you (and your business) need one!




Q. What does SSL stand for?

A. SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer.

 Q. What do SSL’s do?

A. SSL’s encrypt data, inputted by the user to your site – keeping the data (which could be card details etc) safe and encrypted from hackers or other malicious intercepters. Data is encrypted (put into unreadable format/scrambled) after the user enters the data and then sent to the intended recipient. When the data reaches the intended recipient, it is then unscrambled/decoded and stored safely.

Q. How can I tell if a site is using SSL?

The difference between a URL which uses SSL Certificates and one that does not.A. When a site is using SSL, the URL (the link in the address bar) will change from being ‘http://’ to ‘https://’. You may also notice a green padlock icon appear, shown in the picture.


The Benefits of SSL Certificates…

There’s a number of benefits that come from having an SSL Certificate. Generally, websites that are secured by an SSL Certificate have:

  • Credibility – SSL’s are a sign of a trusted business.SSL Certificates Green Padlock
  • Better ranking by Google – SSL’s are now part of Google’s ranking algorithm.


Q. So how do I get myself an SSL?

A. It’s pretty simple! Click here to order your certificate and the we’ll take care of the rest!

We’re currently offering 3 years for the price of 2 on SSL Certificates!


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