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Working with SSL Certificates
This article explains how to request a Deluxe Secure Certificate.
Learn about re-keying your SSL certificate.
If you have a secure certificate (SSL) on your website, you can automatically redirect visitors to the secured (HTTPS) version of your website to make sure your communications are encrypted.
How you do that depends on what type of hosting account you have (more info).
If your account uses IIS 6, [...]
After you purchase an SSL certificate, activate the SSL credit to request a new certificate for your website.
Applications are configured to verify a certificate using Online Certificate Status Protocol, or Certificate Revocation Lists.
If you’re having difficulty installing your SSL certificate, the SSL installation tool can help diagnose problems.
If you have a Standard or Deluxe (High Assurance) SSL certificate, you can change its “common name,” which is the primary domain name which it encrypts. However, this feature is only available for the initial issuance length; once the SSL renews for the first time, you can no longer change [...]
To validate domain name control for your SSL, you can use a TXT (Text) record in your domain name’s DNS.
You can select GoDaddy or Starfield Technologies as the certificate-issuing organization when you purchase, renew, or re-key an SSL certificate.
After your SSL is issued, you can display the site seal on your website to inform visitors that transactions are conducted securely.