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Importance of Root and Intermediate CA Certificates

The SSL (leaf) certificate setup by the website owner does not automatically allow the trusting of the website to create a secure connection. For this the website owner must additionally also setup CA Intermediate certificates that can be recognised by CA Root certificates. Intermediate Certificates An Intermediate certificate is an additional certificate setup on the […]

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Are SSL Certificates issued to Domains valid for Subdomains?

SSL certificates are issued to domains and subdomains after domain validation. But can the same certificate be used for domains and their subdomains? What are Domains and Sub-Domains? Domains or domain names or FQDNs are the publicly assigned address for your website. For example, getssl.in is the domain/address for this website. A sub-domain is an […]

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SSL Certificate Expiry and Your Website

What is SSL Certificate Expiry? Think of an SSL certificate as a travel pass for encrypted website data. Every SSL certificate has a fixed validity when it is issued by a Certifying Authority (CA). At the end of the validity period is an expiry date. This expiry date is hard-coded into the certificate. It is […]

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SSL Certificate Revocation can end your Website trust

A revoked SSL certificate, just like an expired certificate, is the death certificate for a website. When a web browser shows an error that the website is using a revoked certificate, nobody will visit the website. About SSL Certificate Revocation SSL certificate revocation is the act of declaring that the SSL certificate that has been […]

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How To Download The SSL Certificate Of A Website

Why Download the SSL Certificate of a Website?The content of a SSL certificate is publicly available to web browsers so that they can determine the trust-level of a website to enable https access.Besides this reason there can be many other legitimate reasons to download the publicly-available SSL certificate of a website. For example, you may need […]

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Test Order Any Certificate, Understand Order Process

We offer an exclusive feature for new users to understand all aspects of the order process for any paid certificate with ZERO risk. You can now test order any certificate of your interest. Then go through all steps and options of the certificate order process without making any payment. Step 1 – Test Order Any Certificate […]

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Switch WordPress To HTTPS

WordPress is arguably the world’s favorite content management system that runs everything from websites to blogs to e-commerce stores on the Internet. We also know that enabling https for a website acts as a positive ranking signal for Google search results and also gives other benefits to website owners. It, therefore, follows that WordPress blogs and business […]

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Impact Of Switch To HTTPS On Google SEO

Google SEO and Switching to HTTPS We all know that switching to https results in a positive jump in Google SEO or search engine ranking. Google said as much way back in Aug 2014. According to Search Engine Land, Google said that based on their initial tests the HTTPS signal showed “positive results” in terms of relevancy and […]

Using Cloudflare CDN for Free SSL Certificates

You may have heard that Cloudflare provides a free SSL Certificates for websites that use their CDN (Content Delivery Network) service. Before you decide to use Cloudflare CDN as a source of free SSL certificates here is what you should know about using their service. Cloudflare CDN is a technical service requiring correct configuration Cloudflare […]

Deleted SSL Certificates By Mistake – No Problem!

“I deleted SSL certificates for my website by mistake!” We have heard this so many times from our website customers in countless customer support tickets. Most website owners are not aware of what to do in this situation. They have lost their website’s SSL certificate files and have no backups of these files anywhere. In […]