HostGator give a LetsEncrypt SSL to their customers who buy Share Hosting package for free now . What are the benefits of such an SSL of HostGator LetsEncrypt?
HostGator LetsEncrypt benefits
- Improved security
- No “Unsafe!” warning browsers mark
- Better SEO rankings. SSL is one of conditions of Google ranking algorithm.
- HTTP/2 compatibility. SSL protected website so you can use the HTTP/2 protocol & your pages load faster
You know, SSL important for your website. With Hostgator Hosting Package, you can added the free SSL certificate today.
What is an SSL Certificate?
SSL is a standard security protocol which establishes encrypted links between a web server & a browser, thereby ensuring that all communication that happens between a web server & browser remains encrypted & hence private. SSL Certificate is utilized by a great many sites worldwide to ensure all correspondence and information that is transmitted online through the sites.
Indeed, even the ISPs can’t see the points of interest. Google had proclaimed to consider the safe association as one of the positioning variables in web crawler positioning positions. So utilizing it makes our site more SEO friendly.
About Let’s Encrypt
Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority, run for the public’s benefit. It issued by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG)
This service give people the digital certificates they need in order to enable HTTPS (SSL/TLS) for websites, for free, in the most user-friendly. Use it to create more secure & privacy-respecting Web.
You can see How LetsEnscypt work here
How to Install a Hostgator LetsEncrypt Certificate
You log in to your cPanel account at HostGator and you can see the Let’s Encrypt SSL will be available there. Now you need to do is to start the installer it.
- In Your cPanel, find Security ->click Let’s Encrypt
- Lead to Manage Let’s Encrypt Certificates page -> click Get Wildcard / Issue button will be displayed next to all of your domain.
- Instant and active Really Simple SSL Plugin for auto switch to https (for WordPress)
Note: Hostgator LetsEncrypt SSL is valid for 3 months at a time, so having them manually install it every three months. They truly support it, have automatic certificate renewal that is completely automatic & hands free.
You also contact support, they will help in the installation process.