Basic know how about SSL

Difference between Positive & Positive Wildcard SSL?

Positive SSL secures single domain name while Positive Wildcard SSL secures multiple subdomains on a single domain name.

What Is a CSR?

CSR stands for Certificate Signing Request. A CSR contains information such your organization’s name, your domain name, and your location, and is filled out and submitted to a certificate authority such as The information in a CSR is used to verify and create your SSL certificate.  Most importantly, it also contains the public key that will be included in your certificate.

What is Private key?

All SSL certificates need a private key to work. The private key is nothing but a file which is used for encryption/decryption of data sent between your server and the connecting clients.

What does an SSL certificate contain?

An SSL certificate contains information of the owner/organization, its location public key, validity dates, etc. The client makes sure that a valid certificate authority (CA) has validated the certificate.

Do all browsers accept the SSL Certificates?

Yes, SSL certificates are compatible with all the browsers.

What is an EV SSL Certificate?

EV stands for Extended Validation Certificate. An EV SSL certificate offers the highest available levels of trust and authentication to your website. The green address bar in the browser displays your company name and provides authenticity of your website to the customers.

How many times I can re-issue the certificate?

There is no limitation. You can re-issue your SSL certificate unlimited times.

How would people know my website is safe?

Once the SSL is installed you can see Green padlock sign on your address bar which indicates your web page is secure.

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