Get Free SSL Certificate

Grab Free SSL Certificate with cheap web hosting plans from Hostnetindia. SSL Certificate is accountable to keep your website data safe. Our reliable SSL Certificate will help the users to defend their web database and hold the hackers away from your essential information like debit and credit cards, email accounts, passwords, and other essential data. Rather our SSL Certificate increases the trust and reliability of visitors who are taking steps on your website. Hostnetindia helps the users to set up SSL certificates easily. Moreover, our wildcard SSL Certificate is the best way to prevent illegal activities on all your subdomains. Our Technical support acknowledges all the client's queries.

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SSL Necessary For Your Website

Validations for SSL Certification

Before Getting into SSL, determine which validation key suits your websites. Validation is the core of the SSL Certificate.

  • Extended Validation (EV) : Fit for eCommerce websites that keep banks, credit card specifications of consumers. The symbol is a Green bar in the browser.
  • Organization Validation (OV) : Most suitable for dynamic websites that store login details like email and passwords. The symbol is lock + HTTPS in the URL bar.
  • Domain Validation (DV) : It should be installed for personal static websites and blogs. Easy to employ and appropriate for sites that do not contain any customer information.

SSL guards data by encoding the data transmission between a visitor's site and the vendor website. As the users depend on a good website traffic flow to maintain page ranking higher and increase the revenue, SSL certificate is a must. Initially, the website's SSL certificate validity is verified when a user attempts to visit the site. When a user tries to visits a site, it initially checks to see if there is an SSL/TLS certificate linked to it. When it is confirmed, both the client and the server begin with the standard SSL handshake methodology as specified below:

  •     Step 1. Client Hello

    Data that the server has to transfer with the client is verified using SSL. This consists of the SSL account number, encryption settings, period-specific information.

  •     Step 2. Server Hello

    The intended information that is to be received from the client is verified using the version number, Encryption settings and data.

  •     Step 3. Verification

    The client validates the server’s SSL certificate information and creates a cipher code. Then it encodes the data using the server's public key and transfers the coded pre-master secret to the server.

  •     Step 4. Decoding of the information

    The server employs its private key to decode the pre-master secret code that is being transferred. Both Server and Client execute steps to produce the master secret with the established cipher.

  •     Step 5. Secured connectivity establishment

    The handshake which consumes a few hundred milliseconds, a protected connection is enforced which makes the client and server to connect securely.

The most exceptional part about SSL is it is effortless to set it up. Once after getting the certificate, the data is routed from HTTP to HTTPS for safe navigation. Below are the steps to be followed to acquire a free SSL certificate from Hostnetindia. The Free SSL certificate gets added automatically to every domain for any new and prevailing cPanel platform customers. If there is already an in effect paid SSL certificate set up, it will get affected and will stay active. Any non-renewed paid SSL certificates will get converted into the Free SSL certificate automatically upon subscription.

The primary step is to know what category of certificate you might need. There are a variety of certificates offered based on the type of content you host.

  1. Get a certificate
  2. Activate and install the certificate
  3. Update the websites to use HTTPS

Being by signing into your hosting account. Navigate to SSL > Add Certificate option. Next step is to select the appropriate certificate that is required and pick the domain. When done, save the changes. To utilize the SSL, the users will have to set-up the SSL depending on the nature of content organization approach they are using. A record is created for your specific domain.

The Free SSL does not spontaneously enforce HTTPS against the domain, and it needs to be physically restructured. To do this, the .htaccess has to be updated by forcing HTTPS on each page. Enabling this will alter all the pages on your website to use HTTPS while transferring data. This ensures that the traffic flow does not keep toggling between the unsecured and secure link. So it is essential to let your web browser know about the modifications that have been made to the domain.

  • Add mod_rewrite code given below to your .htaccess file to enforce https:
  • #At all times use https for secure connections
  • #RewriteEngine On
  • #RewriteCond %{ SERVER_PORT} 80
  • #RewriteRule ^ (.*) $ https://www.sample.com/$1 [R=301, L]

    • The existence of the SSL Seal will help point out to guests that your website is safe and confidential. It is sufficient to drive your prospective clients from the dread of data theft or a data rupture. They are free of charge, and you will not lose anything by having installed them.