How to Secure your Website with FREE SSL

How to get FREE Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate

If you’re reading this you’ve probably realized that your website needs an SSL certificate, but are just not quite ready to add another expense to your list. So keep reading to find out how to secure your website with a free SSL certificate.

What is SSL?

An SSL is essential for data integrity and privacy, and should be at the top of your priorities when starting out with your new website. Having an SSL indicates that your website is using the protocol of encrypting data that’s being transferred between the client and the server, making it unreadable if intercepted.

What does SSL do?

Although now some browsers give you a ‘not secure’ warning when a website doesn’t have an SSL, you can also check the URL bar for a little padlock icon which you can click on to see the certificate details. Of course, you can also check that the URL begins with https.

Why do you need SSL?

SSL protects data

It’s especially important to have an SSL if your website is eCommerce but sensitive information isn’t just limited to credit card details, it also means passwords, IDs and addresses which can cause a lot of trouble if they get into the wrong hands. For example, if you have a WordPress website that isn’t secured with an SSL, your login credentials could be at risk.

SSL makes you more reputable

Having an SSL certificate installed on your website will increase consumer trust as it validates that you are who you say you are and authenticates your website and business — thus improving your sales!

SSL improves SEO

Overall, having an SSL in 2021 is deemed best practice and will definitely have a positive impact on your website.

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For more information and queries, please feel free to contact our SSL Specialists.


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