How do I Purchase an SSL and What Type is it?
HostGator offers a variety of SSL certificates from Comodo to be able to meet the many needs of our customers. If you only need to secure a single site, HostGator recommends the Positive SSL for application needs and the Extended Validation certificate for eCommerce needs.
See below for how to order and where to get more information about each certificate:
- Where Can I Order an SSL from HostGator?
- What Types of SSL are Available?
Where Can I Order an SSL from HostGator?
SSL certificates can be ordered for any type of hosting HostGator offers. HostGator recommends using the methods below in the following order depending on your eligibility:
Please see the description of each ordering method for qualifications.
HostGator Billing Portal
Please view instructions on the following article for specific directions on how to order and manage your SSL directly through your billing portal:
HostGator SSL Order Form
Our SSL order form offers a wider range of certificates for domains hosted on a larger variety of hosting types including Windows, reseller, VPS, and Dedicated server packages.
- Windows Personal
- Windows Enterprise
- Dedicated Server
Below you will find a direct link to our SSL order form and an article with detailed instructions on how to use our SSL form:
If you are hosting on a Hatchling, Baby Cloud, Business Cloud, or Optimized WordPress package, or if you need a Multi-Domain SSL, please contact us via phone or Live Chat.
- Baby Cloud
- Business Cloud
- Optimized WordPress
- Multi-Domain SSL
Note: If you are eligible for any of the previous methods for purchasing an SSL, please use them unless you experience an issue.
What Types of SSL are Available?
HostGator is happy to provide the following types of SSL for customers wishing to use secure connections to their sites. Here is an overview of the Comodo certificates HostGator offers:
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|Price (1 year1)||$39.992||$99.99||$119.99||$79.993||$269.99|
- 1 All SSL certificates may be ordered for up to two years via our order form.
- 2 Free for one domain per Linux Business Hosting or Windows Enterprise Hosting package when requested yearly.
- 3 Includes up to 3 domains and installation. Each additional domain raises the annual price by $25. See this article for more information on multi-domain SSLs.
- 4 While the Positive and Comodo SSL certificates both technically only cover a single domain, HostGator will configure either of these products to cover both yourdomain.com and www.yourdomain.com at no extra cost!