If you are going to add SSL Certificate in your domain then you must have to read this article. In this article you will know all the important aspects about SSL which help you to install best and secure SSL certificate.
- Types of SSL
- Levels of SSL
- Who need SSL Certificate?
- How and where to Free buy SSL Certificate?
First of all you have to know that all the SSL Certificates are not same. There are different type of SSL certificates all depend on how much domains and sub-domains you have like like
And each SSL have different level such as
- Domain validation
- Organisation Validation
- Extended Validation
Single SSL secure one domain and sub-domain for you, wildcard cover one domain and unlimited sub-domains while multiple-domain secure multiple domains.
Now if we talk about the validation levels. Domain validation is the least costly and provides basic encryption and verification of the owner.
Organisation Validation provide the features of Domain validation including authenticate details of the owner e.g name and address etc.
Extended Validation is the highest secure certificate because it is strictly specified in guidelines issues by SSL certification industry. I addition to Organisation validation features the legal and physical existence of the system is verified.
Who need SSL Certificate?
Now the question is where the ssl certificates is required. It’s mostly used by the websites which collect most sensitive and confidential information. For example financial information, personal data, legal documents and contract etc.
How and where to Free buy SSL Certificate?
There are many hosting service provider who offer Free SSL Certificate. Hostgator and Bluehost are one of them who provide the free SSL Certificate with hosting. With hosting you will get one year SSL Certificate free. As you read above you can choose what type of certificate you need and add those features in your SSL.