SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer and it is the standard technology for keeping an internet connection secure and safeguarding any sensitive data, which are exchanged between two system.
SSL protocol prevent criminals from reading and modifying any information transferred between two system, for example between server and a client, between a shopping website and browser.
To protect the connection between two systems SSL use encryption algorithms to scramble data in transit and preventing from reading it while the connection.
SSL Protocol must be use especially there were peoples have to send sensitive or personal data, include credit card numbers and financial information.
More and more websites implement SSL Certificate because it is indirectly a factor influencing the website ranking in Google Search and directly make the website to be trustful for every visitor.
Visitors to your website will see a little padlock in front of the page address and information about protocol https. Both that symbols mean that website is protected by SSL certificate.
From a few year SSL certificate is a standard for all sales pages and pages with a contact form.
If you haven’t implemented it on your website yet, it’s time to do it.
Depending on the level of sales on the website or only the contact forms, we have a choice of several types of certificate, including a free certificate called Let’s Encrypt or multi certificate for few websites.
Regardless of what certificate you have chosen to configure with the website, it must be done correctly.
If you have good IT knowledge you can do it yourself. If you don’t have this knowledge you have to order help from specialist from web design agency. They will do it fast and correct.
You can always easily check the correctness of the SSL certificate implementation by yourself, for example, using the SSL Checker tool.
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