Do I need an SSL Certificate for my website?

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What is an SSL Certificate, and why do I need one?

  • Secure https:// browsing,
  • Our SSL certificates utilise SHA-2 256-bit encryption and 2048-bit signing algorithm – the same type used by businesses and governments around the world to keep their data protected,
  • SHA-2 and 2048-bit encryption,
  • Browser padlock: Visitors will see the universally-recognised padlock in their browser bar, showing that they are viewing a site over a secure connection,
  • Rank higher in Google: Google favours secure sites, so installing an SSL can help improve your rankings, helping potential customers to discover your site,
  • Browser warnings: Web browsers, especially Google Chrome, let users know when a site isn’t secure. An SSL takes care of that avoid browser warnings,
  • eCommerce: SSL is a must for eCommerce websites. If you’re taking payments on your website, SSL is non-negotiable.

It’s important to protect your brand:

  • Protect your customers,
  • Protect your company,
  • Protect your rankings.

Secure private information: An SSL certificate shows that you care about the safety of your customers. So new visitors will be comfortable to buy from you,

Boost conversion rates: By displaying a padlock in the browser window, you show visitors that you are a company that can be trusted,

Boost trust: We will install and configure your certificate, quickly and efficiently.

What’s more:

Google have announced that in October, Google Chrome will start marking HTTP pages (which contain forms) as “NOT SECURE.”

For more information, take a look at what Wikipedia has to say.