Short for Secure Sockets Layer,
SSL is a protocol developed by Netscape for transmitting
private documents via the Internet. SSL works by
using a private key to encrypt data that's transferred
over the SSL connection. Both Netscape Navigator
and Internet Explorer support SSL, and many Web
sites use this protocol to obtain confidential
user information, such as credit card numbers.
When using a secure
certificate, make sure you have the 's' after 'http',
The Standard, Plus, Pro, and Starter
plans may use our secure certificate for free,
upload your files to the 'yourname-secure' directory
and call them like this:
To use our server-wide certificate,
your account must be on a server with a cert.
Please open a ticket in the Help Desk if you
are not on a server with a cert.
If want your own certificate (https://www.yourname.com/),
you can acquire a secure certificate from GeoTrust
using the GeoTrust SSL tool in your Control Panel.