Author Topic: How to use shared SSL  (Read 39575 times)

Offline Ghados

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How to use shared SSL
« on: May 13, 2011, 09:04:48 PM »
I'm on the Ultra hosting plan which says a shared SSL certificate is included for free.

How do I enable the shared SSL certificate for my web site?


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Re: How to use shared SSL
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2011, 11:41:05 PM »
If you are subscribed to our Ultra or Unlimited hosting plan on a cPanel server, the shared SSL will automatically be enabled.

In order to use the Shared SSL, please contact our support team to retrieve the Shared SSL URL for your account:

Offline starburst

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Re: How to use shared SSL
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2011, 10:41:45 PM »
whats the difference between a shared SSL and a unique/non-shared SSL?

Offline jzelle

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Re: How to use shared SSL
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2011, 10:48:54 PM »
When you order a Shared SSL for your account, you are using the SSL certificate we have installed on your server. The SSL certificate is registered under the name of the web server and is shared by the clients on the server.

Because this is a shared certificate, URL for your pages secured on the shared SSL certificate will use a special URL under the server name.


While the shared SSL offers encryption capability at a fraction of the price of purchasing a dedicated SSL, the https:// URL might not appear as professional for e-commerce shopping carts.

With dedicated SSL, the URL is determined by you. You can have your private secure URL as or

Dedicated SSL gives your site a more professional appearance in their address bar when someone is in the secure area. Using Dedicated SSL certificate projects a better image to your clients. You can place a private SSL secured seal on your site and build the trust of it.

Offline ((KING))

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Re: How to use shared SSL
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2011, 11:31:25 PM »
Dedicated SSL is the way to go in my opinion. I feel if you are going to take the effort to setup a great shopping cart, there is no reason to *potentially* lose customers because they get scared off by you not have a dedicated cert.

Offline skittles

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Re: How to use shared SSL
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2011, 11:46:51 PM »
hmmmm.... agreed....either its unique or broke....that shared SSL url looks horrible!! gotta rethink if i should proceed..unique ssl's are pretty pricey