What is SSL? Do I need it?

Basically SSL is a method we can use to securely transfer information on the internet. It stands for Secure Socket Layers.

Why do we need this?

It encrypts data we send from our web browser to the web server we are visiting - this is needed when we want to keep certain personal details or financial details etc. secret and safer from tampering.

What are the differences between the various certificates?

It's all about trust - most certificates are technically as secure as each other, but they have different levels of trust.

There are three main types of certificate...

What are wildcard certificates?

Wildcard SSL certificates can secure any sub domain name under a main domain.

For example if you purchased a wildcard certificate for yourdomainname.co.uk all of the following would be secured automatically work via https

View all our wildcard SSL certificates.