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Getting SSL/TLS Certificates

Make your site accessible over https by implementing SSL/TLS certificates. It is not optional anymore, kinda mandatory for better security and search ranking.

SSL Corp

An accredited NAESB CA, SSL Corp offer multiple types of certificates.

  • Basic
  • Wildcard
  • SAN/UCC
  • EV

All are with 2048+ bit SHA2 encryption and their certificate works in over 99% of the browsers.

If you are not sure which cert you need, you can use their wizard to find the right one for you.

Namecheap

You can get a TLS certificate at as low as $8.88 per year. Namecheap sells multiple types of Comodo SSL certs.

  • PositiveSSL
  • EsssentialSSL
  • InstantSSL
  • EV
  • Premium

You can either get the license for a single domain or multiple domains. They also offer wildcard certs.

Comodo

One of the global digital certificate authority leaders offers various types of SSL certificates for personal to enterprise business.

Comodo certs are 256-bit symmetric encrypted. They offer 30-days money back guarantee.

DigiCert

DigiCert offers automated certificate management which is excellent for an enterprise business. You can manage all certificates from a single platform.

DigiCert is trusted by some of the best brands such as PayPal, Cloudflare, etc. You may use their cert wizard tool to find out what type of certificates you need.

Rapid SSL Online

RapidSSL sells four SSL brands.

  • thawte
  • GeoTrust
  • DigiCert
  • RapidSSL

RapidSSL is one of the inexpensive one. It cost ~$15 for two years.

They also offer installation service at additional cost, would be a good option if you are not sure how to implement.

The SSL Store

A marketplace where you can buy the world's best certificate and manage it centrally.

  • Comodo
  • thawte
  • RapidSSL
  • DigiCert
  • GeoTrust
  • Certum

Not just SSL certificate for the websites but The SSL Store also offer the following.

  • Code signing
  • Email signing
  • Anti-malware scanning

You can save more than 20% on buying certificates through The SSL Store.

Let's Encrypt

Let's Encrypt is an open certificate authority which offers FREE certificates. If you are running a personal site or blog and don't have a budget for a commercial one then Let's Encrypt would be an excellent choice.

You can use Certbot to install it on a popular system like Apache, Nginx, HAproxy or Plesk.

Let's Encrypt is sponsored by many organizations including Akamai, Cisco, Facebook, Yoast, GitHub, etc.