SSL Certificates

Secure your website and visitor data

Why have an SSL certifcate?

"Long term - Use HTTPS everywhere
Eventually, Chrome will show a Not Secure warning for all pages served over HTTP, regardless of whether or not the page contains sensitive input fields."


Websites with an SSL certificate will also gain a boost in their search rank and a green padlock in the browser will enhance trust in your website.

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Types of SSL certificate

Domain Validation

  • Fast & Affordable
  • Fully supported by browsers
  • No paperwork required

Organisation Validation

  • Business Assurance Validated
  • Enhanced visibility for site owner
  • Some vetting of the organisation

Extended Validation

  • Green Bar Assurance
  • Highest trust rating
  • Thorough vetting of the organisation

What is an SSL certifcate?

An SSL Certificate (Secure Sockets Layer) is an extra layer of security that a website can deploy which provides data encryption for information transferred over a server.

What is HSTS?

By having a Strict-Transport-Security header installed, it will be nearly impossible for hackers to gain access, or obtain sensitive information.

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What does it do?

It serves two main functions.

  1. It enables encrypted connections between website visitors and the server that hosts the website.
  2. It also authenticates the identity of the company or organisation that holds the certifcate.

While this type of encryption is common for ecommerce websites, it has not traditionally been a priority in other industries. Until Now.

Sites that use SSL will start with https rather than http