What is Positive Multi-Domain SSL?
The Positive Multi-Domain SSL Certificate is a type of SSL that secures up to 210 domains with a single certificate. You can mix all your different second-level domains (e.g., domain.com, www.domain.com, sub.domain.com, domain.net, and otherdomain.com) and even secure domains on different servers!
HostGator is pleased to offer Sectigo's Positive Multi-Domain SSL certificate.
HostGator offers SSL certificates from Sectigo, providing a range of options to secure and protect your sites.
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- Features of the Sectigo Positive Multi-Domain SSL
- How to Order a Positive Multi-Domain SSL?
- Adding Domains Mid-Year
- Multi-Domain Installation Questions
Features of the Sectigo Positive Multi-Domain SSL
- Sectigo's Positive Multi-Domain SSL certificate protects your sites with 2048 bit signatures and up to 256-bit encryption. This certificate includes coverage for up to three domains and free installation for a basic price of only $79.99 per year, with a discount for longer-term registrations as shown here:
Registration for up to 3 domains for: 1 Year 2 Years Price $79.99 $151.98Note: Each additional domain raises the annual price shown above by $25. (Keep in mind that, for instance, domain.com and www.domain.com are treated as two separate domains.)
- Cost-effective: You can secure multiple domains in just one certificate. There is no need to buy separate SSLs for each of your websites. It is also important to note that this includes the second-level domains like www.example.com and sub.example.com. There are also less installation costs on your other domains.
- Ease of management: Since this type of SSL can support multiple domains, it's easier to manage the certificate in just one place.
How to Order a Positive Multi-Domain SSL?
Adding Domains Mid-Year
If you decide to add extra domains mid-year, the price is $25 per each new domain added.
For example, if you have a Multi-Domain SSL with three domains already, and you want to add coverage for a fourth domain mid-year, the fee would be $25 for the new domain. (We do not charge you for the domains you already paid for - only additional domains.)
However, if you have a Multi-Domain SSL with only two domains used and you have not used your third domain yet, then there is no charge to add the third domain since that is included in the original fee.
Multi-Domain Installation Questions
What HostGator Packages Can Support Multi-Domain SSLs?
Multi-domain SSLs are allowed on all of HostGator's plans.
Can You Install Multi-Domain SSLs on Multiple Accounts?
Yes, a Positive Multi-domain SSL certificate can be installed on multiple accounts. This allows you to host different domains on different cPanels, accounts, or even servers while using the same multi-domain SSL Certificate. The SSL certificate will work for all domains listed in the certificate, regardless of where each individual domain is.
How Can You Check a Website's SSL Information?
To check the details of the SSL certificate on your website and other websites, please refer to this article: How to Check the SSL Information of Websites?
How Do Multi-Domain SSL Certificates Compare to Wildcard SSLs?
The Multi-Domain SSL certificate covers multiple domains and subdomains, while the Wildcard SSL covers a single domain name and its (multiple) subdomains. Another difference between the two is that the Multi-Domain SSL has limitations on the number of domains covered by the certificate as defined by its Certificate Authority, while the Wildcard SSL has no limits in the number of subdomains that can be covered.