Domains and SSL Certificates.
At Webideas we'll not only help your secure your domain name, but we'll manage its renewal as well. We won't charge you extra for changing nameservers, or creating subdomains. We'll also manage your WHOIS information or act as your domain proxy if you so wish to maintain your privacy.
A surprising number of small businesses are still not using SSL certificates on their sites. Not only goes google favour the use of these, it provides a level of security and peace of mind for you and your customers.
Buying an SSL certificate is easy, however, setting one up can be tricky. We can manage your SSL certificates and ensure they are renewed in plenty of time to provide ongoing protection.
Having your own company email address is an important part of your branding. We can help set these up and offer different packages depending on your needs.
Encrypts Sensitive InformationSSL certificate protects sensitive information like login, passwords, account details and cardholder’s information. With SSL all the information is encrypted before being submitted, and only the web server and the website visitor have personal keys to decode it and recognize it. It protects the information from eavesdropping and tampering of information from hackers and thieves.
A sign of trustworthinessAn SSL certificate guarantees the trustworthiness of the website. Trusted SSL certificates are issued by the certificate authorities only when the applicant passes the verification procedures. Most of the modern browsers trust the SSL certificates issued by the authorities. The verification depth and trust level depend on the type of the certificate. Domain validation, organization validation and extended validation are three basic kinds of certificates.
Domain ValidationHere only the domain ownership is required to be validated by the certificate authority (CA). It is an entry level certificate for the smaller organizations.
Organization ValidationIt is a medium level certificate that is intended for medium level organizations. In these, the domain ownership, as well as business, has to be validated by the certificate authority.
Extended ValidationIt brings the highest level of encryption and trust. These kinds of certificates are mainly used by large organizations, e-commerce business, social networks and government sector organizations.
Boosts Search RankingsFrom August 2014, Google announced that having an SSL certificate installed on your website will increase the ranking position and this is another significant reason to use SSL.
Peace of mind for your customersIf you are running an online store, you can expect you, shoppers, to see whether you have SSL or not. In the absence of an SSL certificate, the shoppers might not be interested in your website let alone the products offered on it.
How Do I get one?Buying an SSL certificate is very simple if you are clear about your requirements. It can be slightly tricky if you don’t have the knowledge about SSL certificates. You need to set-up your server and make sure that your WHOIS record is up-to date. You may also need a certificate signing request from the server. Then you’ll have to submit the CSR and other much-needed information to Certificate Authority (CA) for the SSL product you have purchased. Once you have completed the validation for the domain and if your company if the certificate requires it. Once you get the certificate, you’ll have to install the certificate on the server.
In summaryWith an SSL certificate, your business gets more professional, and your website becomes more trustworthy.