What is an SSL Certificate?

An ssl certificate is a digital certificate verifying your identity. Without an SSL certificate your visitors will get a warning message in their web browser. With shared SSL you use your hosting companies SSL certificate, however with private SSL you must purchase your own SSL Certificate. It essentially allows data to be passed between our server and other computers in a secure encrypted format. You can purchase a SSL from Midphase at
Last Updated: 25th of May, 2011     Article ID: 258