SSL certificates

SSL certificates encrypt the traffic between your server and your customers. This traffic can include credit card information, usernames and passwords, and any other critical information that your site receives or sends. There are Multiple types of SSL certificates: Free LetsEncrypt/AutoSSL certificates Domain Validation DV SSL Organization Validation OV SSL Extended Validation EV SSL   At their base, They all do the same thing…Encrypt traffic. The differences between them is what causes the wide range in prices. For Free SSL certificates, and DV SSL’s, The only checks run by the Certificate Authority, or CA, Is that the domain is controlled by the person that is generating the order. OV and EV… Read More

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Making sure your down site, is really down

Seeing your site down can be nervewracking! Sometimes, due to security settings, your server may block your IP address in its firewall. The first step to make sure your site is truly down is to check using a proxy server. There are many out there if you use an internet search, you can find them. Once you are on the page, just put in your domain, and then check. If it pulls up, Your site is not actually down globally, but instead just for you.   If your site is not showing when using a proxy site, then chances are, something is wrong. Please immediately put in a ticket and… Read More

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