RapidSSL® Wildcard Certificate Now called RapidSSL Wildcard DV
Protect sub-domains w/ unlimited server licenses at no extra cost
A RapidSSL® Wildcard certificate (a.k.a RapidSSL Wildcard DV) will secure ALL of your sub-domains with only ONE certificate issued to *.yourdomain.com for much less than most. As one of the cheapest wildcard SSL certificates, it's still an outstanding value because it allows you to get this extremely popular domain validation (DV) certificate issued almost immediately so you can instantly begin protecting your site and all its subdomains with a very well-known brand. It even includes unlimited server licenses at no additional cost and covers the WWW and non-WWW version of your root domain too!
RapidSSL® Wildcard certificates offer 99+% browser compatibility with up to 256-bit encryption, 2048-bit CSR encryption, a basic level of assurance by displaying the padlock icon in the browser bar, a static site seal and includes a $10,000 warranty to cover all of your subdomains.
A RapidSSL® Wildcard is a cost-effective solution for an entry-level website that just needs basic encryption across the site and its sub-domains, however it doesn't offer as many features as a Thawte® Wildcard SSL Certificate. Also, this is not for securing multiple domain names either. If that's the case, you may want to look at our GeoTrust® True BusinessID® Multi-Domain certificate. Once issued to *.yourdomain.com, this RapidSSL® Wildcard solution can protect the following FQDNs:
So, all in all, this RapidSSL® Wildcard is for you if you're looking for a basic, no-frills encryption solution to cover all of your sub-level domains with a single convenient digital certificate.