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SSL Will Boost Your Google Rankings

SSL Will Boost Your Google Rankings!

Yes, Google announced HTTPS is now a ranking signal

Everybody's favorite little search engine giant, Google, has been gunning for an all encrypted web for years. So, it was no surprise back in August of 2014 when they made an unmistakable announcement that stated SSL/HTTPS is now an official ranking signal. Although it probably doesn't have as much weight as let's say, high-quality content, it is indeed a ranking signal nonetheless. What's monumental about this announcement is that Google never ever openly states their ranking algorithm's factors, but for this major movement towards a safer web, they couldn't resist. Google now gives preferential treatment to websites and pages secured by trusted SSL certificates and it is now the easiest thing a site owner can do to boost SEO rankings.

Google recommends always on SSL

Always on SSL: Secure all pages of your site

To maximize the benefits of your SSL and its increase in SEO rankings potential, you'll need to be sure to enable SSL encryption across every page of your website, not just your login or checkout page. Google serves results on a page-by-page basis, not by a site as a whole. If your page is most relevant, they display that page. So to get the added Google ranking boost that SSL provides, you must have HTTPS Everywhere or what is also called: Always on SSL.

By having SSL on every page, you'll be able to secure everything that happens on that page and help inch your way closer to the top of Google SERPs. The best part is, you only need one SSL certificate to secure an entire site and it just comes down to configuration during installation of that cert. If you have multiple sites, you just have to make sure you have a cert enabled for SAN/UCC by way of a Multi-Domain SSL Certificate or sub-domain protection capabilities by way of a Wildcard SSL Certificate.

It's only going to become more and more of a factor, get your site right now to future-proof your site for tomorrow. Choose from our broad selection of SSL solutions below.

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  • RapidSSL® Certificates are a lightning-fast standard domain validated SSL option with industry standard encryption. This is a simple solution to only get basic encryption on your site fast.

  • RapidSSL® Wildcard certificates allows you to quickly secure an unlimited number of sub-domains on the same base domain name. Browser recognition ofIt's a low-cost and easy-to-manage domain validated single name certificate.

  • FREE RapidSSL® Trial

    The FreeSSL™ security certificate is a fully-functional RapidSSL® Certificate with a validity term of 30 days available for FREE! This free trial domain validated certificate allows you to try before you buy.

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  • A Secure Site is an organization validated certificate providing up to 256-bit encryption that leverages the brand power & recognition of Norton™ with a $1,500,000 warranty and the Norton™ Secured Seal.

  • A Secure Site Pro with EV is the supreme leader of EV certs providing 256-bit ECC encryption, the green address bar, $1,500,000 warranty, Norton™ Secured Seal, vulnerability & malware scanning and more.

  • A Secure Site with EV activates the green address bar, provides 256-bit encryption and leverages the Norton™ brand with the Norton™ Secured Seal and a $1,500,000 warranty and more premium features.

  • A Secure Site Pro is Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) encryption enabled for the strongest & highest performing hashing, leverages the Norton™ Site Seal, has a $1,500,000 warranty, and more.

  • The Secure Site Pro Wildcard protects a domain and multiple sub-domains with 256-bit ECC encryption and is backed by the Norton Secured Seal, extra premium features and a $1,500,000 warranty.

  • Simply protect your content or code distribution by authenticating your identity with Symantec™ to boost downloads, trust and safeguard your reputation and business integrity.

  • If you don't quite need SSL encryption but you can still benefit from the Norton™ Secured Seal to show your website is operated by a legitimate company and currently malware-free.

  • A Secure Site Wildcard is the ultimate wildcard cert that allows top-notch encryption on multiple sub-domains with one certificate that can leverage the trust, security & brand power of Norton™.

  • As an individual developer, you can "digitally shrink-wrap" your code, authenticate your identity to ensure tamperproof code, boost downloads, Symantec™ increase trust and protect your reputation and integrity.

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  • QuickSSL® Premium are cost-effective domain validated certificates that are issued quickly from a popular brand to enable up to 256-bit encryption over the Web or mobile devices.

  • True BusinessID® is an extremely popular & affordable organization validated certificate option to provide end-to-end security coverage that displays a recognized & dynamic GeoTrust® Secured Seal.

  • True BusinessID® Wildcard is a popular affordable organization validation wildcard certificate solution to conveniently & easily secure multiple FQDNs that share the same base domain name.

  • True BusinessID® with EV is a cheap EV SSL certificate that activates the green address bar to protect you from phishing scams, increase consumer confidence, trust and conversions.

  • True BusinessID® Multi-Domain aka SAN/UC SSL gives you the ability to protect many different domains with one easy-to-manage certificate where you can add/edit/delete up to 100 domains over its lifetime.

  • True BusinessID® w/ EV Multi-Domain (SAN/UCC) is a cost-effective & convenient way to activate the green address bar across many different sites with GeoTrust's popular business-class security option.

  • The Web Site Anti-Malware Scan product will scan your site for known malware on a daily-basis and notify you directly if detected. It will show you where and what to remove. It comes with a site seal too.

  • QuickSSL® Premium SAN is a unique product that looks and sounds like a multi-domain certificate, but is more of a limited wildcard The GeoTrust® option that cheaply protects one main domain and 4 additional sub-domains.

  • QuickSSL Premium Wildcard is a domain validated certificate providing 256-bit encryption strength, 99.9% browser recognition and a $1,500,000 warranty—all backed by the highly recognizable GeoTrust True Site Seal.

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  • SSL123 is a quick entry-level domain validated certificate primarily used for basic encryption. You only have to prove you own the domain and you get $1,500,000 in warranty and Thawte® is well-known.

  • The SSL123 Wildcard is a domain validated certificate with 256-bit encryption strength, 99.9% browser recognition and a $1,500,000 warranty.

  • SSL Web Server is an organization validated certificates which offers 256-bit encryption and a dynamic site seal by a trusted & internationally recognized security brand.

  • With the world's most popular code signing certificate, you can "digitally-shrink wrap" and protect your customers by providing them with the safe & trustworthy code they deserve.

  • The cheap SSL Web Server Certificate with EV offers corporations and government entities the highest-standard for identity authentication and security with an internationally-recognized security brand.

  • Thawte® Wildcard is an affordable business validated wildcard solution to secure multiple domains that share the same base domain name & reside on the same physical server.

  • As an individual web developer, you no longer have to be tied to a company to protect your software or code with the world's most popular code signing certificate. Protect your code, protect your reputation.

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Domain Validation

Domain Validated certificates are basic, fast & inexpensive solutions with the lowest level of validation possible. DV SSL certificates are no-frills encryption-only solutions obtainable by anyone, because all you have to do is prove you own the domain you wish to cover. This simple validation process makes them a quick & cost-effective solution, however they do not offer the competitive advantage, assurance, value and potential ROI more premium certificates can provide. Learn More

Organizational Validation

Organization Validated certificates are a step in the right direction to assuring website users that the certificate was issued to a real company that is in control of the website. To obtain an OV SSL certificate, the issuing Certificate Authority must do a basic level of validation on the company itself, not just the domain owner, in order to display the company's identity within the certificate. Learn More

Extended Validation

Extended Validation certificates are the pinnacle of showcasing trust & security online. After thorough vetting of the company, the issued EV SSL certificate will activate all of the SSL trust indicators within a browser to showcase your site's integrity, which includes the Green Address Bar and dynamic Site Seals, which have proven to boost trust, confidence & conversion for website users. Learn More

Multi Domain

Multi-Domain certificates are also referred to as Subject Alternative Names (SAN) certificates which is a certificate feature used to secure multiple domain names, subdomains or public IPs with a single certificate. This convenient solution was specifically designed for Unified Communications, but now is commonly used to consolidate many domain names across a larger network. With a multi-domain cert, you can cover domain.com, domain.net, domain.org, etc. Learn More

Wildcard

Wildcard certificates are a perfect certificate to have when you need to secure all of your subdomains with just one certificate. When you have a wildcard cert, by simply enrolling with *.domain.com in your CSR as the Common Name, you can secure an unlimited number of subdomains (i.e. mail.domain.com) on an unlimited number of servers and in most cases, you can still cover domain.com & www.domain.com as well. Learn More

Code Signing

Code Signing certificates are simply how you ensure users that the code behind a downloadable application has not been tampered with and is in the working condition intended by the code's creator or manufacturer. It is the web's equivalent of shrink wrap. This "digital shrink wrap" adds trust to any downloadable application and helps increase downloads. Learn More

Miscellaneous Products

Miscellaneous Products are all of our other products that we carry that aren't necessarily an SSL or Code Signing certificate. These products can complement your SSL products to take your site's safety and security to the next level. Some of these products include malware scanners and/or trust seals. Learn More

Single Domain

Single Domain certificates are specifically designed to cover one domain name only. The domain or hostname that it will protect is listed in the common name of the CSR and cannot protect any other domain. There are some exceptions when it gets to dealing with the root domain and whether it's going to cover the WWW and non-WWW version of the base domain name, but for the most part a single name certificate just protects on single domain name unlike our Wildcard or Multi-Domain certificate options. Some more premium single name certificates are Multi-Domain/SAN-enabled certificates which do allow you to add on additional domain coverage if necessary. Learn More

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