SSL certificate:

SSL certification is quick & easy-to-install with Grid hosting! We give a variety of SSL certificates for your websites. You are a few clicks away from encrypting your business.

Choose your level of validation

Domain Validation (DV)

Basic Security

Domain validation only. Issued in minutes. Ideal for blogs, social media & personal websites.

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Organization Validation (OV)

Strong business level SSL

Basic identity verification. Ideal for small business websites and pages accepting sensitive information.

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Extended Validation (EV)

Maximum Protection & Trust

Full identity verification. Ideal for Business & Ecommerce sites looking to provide maximum visitor confidence.

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What is an SSL certificate?



Secure Sockets Layer certificates, also called digital certificates are utilized to build an encrypted link among a browser or a user's system and a server or website.

  • Establish a secure connection between the user system and website
  • An SSL connection protects personal information like name and address
  • An SSL protects sensitive information like credit card details
  • Improve search engine ranking

To start a safe session with browsers, businesses require to install an SSL certificate on its web server. Once a safe connection is set, all web traffic among the web server and the web browser will be saved.

Improve Your Search Engine Ranking

Because Google lists websites that aren’t encrypted SSL as “Not Secure", and de-ranks them lower than protected sites, SSL certificates boost SEO, defend your clients, and let them understand that they can trust your platform.

The fact is that, If a person lands on a website that is not secure, he will see visible signs that the site is not protected and that he should stop browsing it. Google Chrome is getting sure of that.

Encrypt sensitive information

Ensure client security

Protect online transactions

Prompt HTTPS and the lock icon

Demonstrate authenticity

Boost SEO ranking

Browsers have changed, don't get left behind

Web pages not served via HTTPS are now being displayed as ‘not secure’ in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Don't let your website be one of them. Add SSL today.

Upgrade with us and get up to an additional 12 months free.

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Upgrade to Extended Validation SSL

EV SSL Certificates can be utilized in all applications that require more grounded identity affirmation and included trust. Prominent sites take measures to restrict phishing attacks, for example, notable brands, banks, or financial institutes, can utilize EV SSL certificates for their open confronting sites, yet any site gathering information, preparing logins, or online installments can likewise benefit by showing their secure brand identity.


Domain Validation (DV)


Organization Validation (OV)


Extended Validation (EV)


Learn more about Extended Validation SSL Certificates

While the need for online security is universal, not all SSL Certificates are created equal. The guide below is designed to help you decide which type of certificate is right for you.

Domain Validation (DV)

  • Verifies ownership and control of the domain name only
  • Issued in minutes
  • Maintains browser compliance

Ideal for non-critical web pages

Think of DV like getting a library card—no confirmation of who you really are, very minimal requirements to obtain and issued very quickly.

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Organization Validation (OV)

  • Enhanced validation including authenticating the identity of the applicant
  • Issued within one day
  • Maintains browser compliance

Ideal for more sensitive webpages such as login pages

Think of OV like getting a driver’s license—more hoops to jump through than a library card but more trusted as a form of identification.

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Extended Validation (EV)

  • Standards-based approach to authentication, representing the highest level of authentication for SSL Certificates
  • Typically issued within 1-3 days
  • Maintains browser and other industry compliance

Ideal for sensitive webpages including ecommerce, online banking, account signups

Think of EV like getting a passport—much more stringent processes, longer lead times and more verification of who you are than with a library card or driver’s license. Recognized internationally as the most trusted way to verify your identity.

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  • RapidSSL

    RapidSSL® Certificates help you keep your customers' transactions secure with up to 256-bit data encryption and site authentication. Buy a certificate and speed through enrollment with automated domain control validation. Best of all, our SSL certificates are among the most affordable in the industry. We keep our costs down and pass the savings on to you.

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    $16.96USD/yr
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  • GeoTrust QuickSSL Premium

    Secure your website fast. GeoTrust® QuickSSL® Premium certificates are one of the quickest ways for you to start protecting online transactions and applications with SSL. With an automatic authentication and issuance process, it takes just minutes to get your QuickSSL Premium SSL certificate. After that, managing and renewing your certificates is a snap. With GeoTrust, you get inexpensive SSL without sacrificing convenience, choice, or reliability.

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    $75.03USD/yr
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  • GeoTrust True BusinessID

    Business-class SSL—only better. When it comes to selecting SSL security for your business, you have a lot of choices. With GeoTrust, the decision is easy. GeoTrust® True BusinessID SSL certificates let your customers know that your site is trustworthy and that you take their security seriously enough to get your certificate from a globally trusted certificate authority.

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    $94.04USD/yr
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  • Secure Site SSL

    Protect your website or email traffic with industrial-strength 2048-bit encryption with a Secure Site SSL Certificate.

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    $434.12USD/yr
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  • Secure Site Pro

    With Secure Site Pro SSL offer high-assurance certificate with added features for comprehensive website security.

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    $1082.57USD/yr
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  • GeoTrust True Business ID with EV

    Make a strong security statement with the green address bar. GeoTrust® True BusinessID with EV (Extended Validation) is our premium business-class SSL security product, visually confirming the highest level of authentication available among SSL certificates. The green bar says it all. Web site visitors really notice when the address bar turns green in their high-security browsers and the organization field starts to rotate between your business name and GeoTrust.

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    $170.09USD/yr
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  • Secure Site EV SSL

    Secure Site Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificates protect your most valuable assets–your customers and your brand–from phishing scams and online fraud.

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    $1082.57USD/yr
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  • Secure Site Pro EV

    Secure Site Pro EV SSL is the highest authentication with extra features for comprehensive website security and robust protection against identity-targeted attacks.

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    $1630.92USD/yr
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  • RapidSSL Wildcard

    RapidSSL® Wildcard Certificates help you secure multiple subdomains with one low-cost SSL certificate issued to *.yourdomain.com. Protect your customers' personal data with up to 256-bit encryption. Automated domain control validation makes site authentication a breeze. At RapidSSL, we believe in providing the SSL protection you need at a competitive price.

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    $141.31USD/yr
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  • GeoTrust QuickSSL Premium Wildcard

    Secure your domain and all same level subdomains fast. GeoTrust QuickSSL Premium Wildcard certificates are one of the quickest ways to start protecting all your subdomains on a single certificate. Our automated email authentication process means you get your certificate in minutes. With QuickSSL Premium wildcard certificates, you get unlimited subdomains and on an unlimited number of servers - one certificate that will adapt as your business grows.

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    $250.88USD/yr
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  • GeoTrust True Business ID Wildcard

    Simplify certificate management with the convenience of a Wildcard certificate. GeoTrust® True BusinessID Wildcard certificates allow you to secure multiple subdomains on a single certificate, reducing management time and cost. Whether it's your company's home page or your mail server's hostname, protecting sensitive information is your goal — and it's our goal too.

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    $417.24USD/yr
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FAQ

What is an SSL Certificate?

SSL Certificates enable data encryption on the internet and allow data to be transmitted securely from a web server to a browser. With SSL, your website can use the https protocol and will display a padlock in end users web browsers to indicate the connection is secure.

Why do I need an SSL Certificate?

SSL Certificates are an essential part of the internet. They not only encrypt communication between your computer and the server where a website is located, but they also provide verification that a site is what it claims to be.

What are the different types of SSL?

There are 3 different levels of vetting that SSL Certificates are based upon. Domain Validated (DV) , Organization Validated (OV), and Extended Validation (EV). The major difference between the types of certificate relates to the information the Certificate Authority, RapidSSL, GeoTrust and DigiCert, requires and validates in order to issue a certificate. The higher levels of certificate require more information, and often is displayed in the browser bar. EV SSL for example turns the browser bar green and displays the organization name to visitors to generate more trust.

What is a Wildcard SSL Certificate

A Wildcard SSL certificate provides the same encryption and authentication features as other SSL certificates but can also be applied to an unlimited number of subdomains of a website. A Wildcard SSL certificate supports the root domain (example.com) as well as its subdomains. Learn more

What are the advantages of an EV SSL Certificate?

EV, or Extended Validation, is the highest class of SSL available today and gives more credibility and trust to your website than other SSL Certificates. They include features such as the green address bar and display of your company name that have been proven to boost trust and consumer confidence.

What if I already have an SSL Certificate?

You can switch to us at any time. We offer highly competitive pricing and if you already have an existing certificate, we'll add any remaining validity that you have on your existing competitor SSL Certificate up to a maximum of an additional 12 months. Learn more

Our SSL certificates are from some of the most trusted brands in Online Security.