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SSL Certificates Articles

Using SSL Certificates

Here's a list of most of the SSL Certificate Help articles. Use it as your guide...

HTTP to HTTPS

You set up your SSL on your hosting account, and now you want all of the traffic to...

Verify My Certificate Request (Extended Validation)

After you request an Extended Validation (EV) certificate , we verify your:...

Verify My Certificate Request (Deluxe Assurance)

After you request a Deluxe Assurance SSL certificate , we verify your: Control of...

Verify My Certificate Request (Standard Assurance)

After you request a Standard Assurance SSL certificate , we verify that you control...

How does an SSL certificate work?

An SSL certificate ensures safe, easy, and convenient Internet shopping. Once an...

What is a Multiple Domain (UCC) SSL certificate?

A Unified Communications Certificate (UCC) is an SSL certificate that secures multiple...

Which version of TLS is my hosting account using?

When you are accepting payments on your website, your merchant(PayPal, Stripe,...

Verify Domain Ownership (HTML or DNS)

We do not follow redirects when we validate your domain ownership. When requesting...

Renewing My SSL Certificate

Renewing your SSL can be a multiple-step process depending on the type of SSL...

Which SSL do I need?

Some websites or server configurations require a specific type of SSL. Use these...

Generate a CSR (Certificate Signing Request)

To request an SSL certificate for your server or a code/driver signing certificate,...

Install SSL Certificates

After you've verified your certificate request , you can download your certificate...

What is a Wildcard SSL certificate?

Wildcard SSL certificates secures your website URL and an unlimited number of its...

What is an intermediate certificate?

Intermediate certificates are used as a stand-in for our root certificate. We use...

What is an SSL certificate?

An SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate is a digital certificate that...

Encryption Strength and Hash Algorithm

All of our certificates (SSL and code/driver signing) offer: table...

Verify Your Certificate Request

After requesting your certificate , you have to validate all of the information in...

Visual Studio: Sign Windows Drivers with a Driver Signing Certificate

After installing your certificate and creating a PFX file , you need to sign your...

Windows Cmd: 'Signtool' Is Not Recognized as an Internal or External Command, Operable Program or Batch File

While trying to sign code using a code or driver signing certificate through...

Verify My Certificate Request (Code & Driver Signing)

After you request a code or driver signing certificate , we verify your:...

NGINX: Generate CSRs (Certificate Signing Requests)

Before you can request your SSL, you must generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR)...

Java Code Signing: Download Certificate & Sign Code

After verifying your certificate request , you can download your certificate files...