Encrypt your customer's data when it’s passed to and from your website – keeping payment and personal details secure.
Meet Payment Card Industry (PCI) security standards with a TLS1.2 and industry leading 2048-bit key encryption level SSL.
Boost your site's SEO ranking and visibility. Our SSL Certificates meet the standards recommended by Google.
Highlight you're safe to do business with by displaying a widely recognised secure padlock icon or green address bar.
Our entry-level certificate lets you secure a single domain with domain validation. Installed in just 4 steps, it's our most popular SSL to date.
Secure a single domain with advanced business and domain validation - the recommended certificate for online businesses.
Secure a single domain and any subdomains you own with advanced validation.
Secure a single domain with advanced validation and highlight your protection to users with a green address bar, for UK companies only.
Require a Third-Party SSL Installation?
If you've already bought an SSL Certificate elsewhere and you'd like to use it on a domain hosted with Vidahost then you're in luck. We can install third-party certificates for an annual fee of just 22.80 - simply click the button below to instruct us on a new installation.Install Third-Party SSL
When you buy an Essential SSL Certificate from Vidahost
After receiving your order we generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) and pass it along to the certificate authorities for processing.
We approve your order by sending a verification email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If this mailbox doesn't exist, our support team can assist you.
Usually straight away, we then retrieve your signed certificate from the issuing authority and install it on to your hosting environment.
Finally, your site needs to be SSL activated; this is usually automated, but occasionally can require our support team to activate it manually.
What’s an SSL Certificate? An SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) Certificate is the industry standard for encrypting data shared over a connection between a website and a visitor's web browser. An SSL Certificate ensures any sensitive data shared over a …read on.connection, including credit card numbers and personal details, is secure and safe. 99.9% of web browsers recognise SSL Certificates, and will display a padlock symbol or green 'HTTPS' in the browser address bar. This reassures visitors of the authenticity of your website and the additional precautions you take to keep their data safe.
Do I need an SSL Certificate? If you run an eCommerce store, a website handling sensitive user data, or one taking and storing credit or debit payments, an SSL Certificate will prevent you losing or leaking sensitive data. Online shoppers expect an …read on.SSL Certificate, so displaying one on your site helps customers feel safe doing business with you – knowing your identity is verified and their personal data is secure.
Can I install a third-party SSL Certificate on a Domain Name I have hosted with you? Yes, if you've purchased an SSL Certificate elsewhere and would like to use it on a Domain Name hosted with us, we can install it for you at an annual fee of £22.80.
How long does it take to install an SSL Certificate on my Domain Name? We aim to install your SSL Certificate on your Domain Name within 24 hours of purchase. The time it takes will vary depending on the level of validation required by the SSL you purchase. To install an Extended SSL …read on.Certificate, advanced domain and business validation are required, which may result in an installation delay.