What is an SSL Certificate?
SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer. SSL Certificates validate your website’s identity and encrypt the information visitors send to, or receive from, your site.
Why do I need it on my website?
- To encrypt the data sent/received between the visitors and your server.
- Recently, as security is a top priority for Google, it was officially announced that secured websites will have better ranking on Google’s search engine. ( Original article here.)
- If you offer online purchasing services then an SSL Certificate is mandatory to protect your customers’ sensitive date such as their name, address, password, or credit card number by encrypting the data during transmission from their computer to your web server.
How will people know my website is safe?
The browser’s domain name address bar with show HTTPS instead of HTTP, just as you would see on https://pitdesigns.com .
In addition, we will install the Safe Seal for you, which will validate and verify your site’s secured.