SSL Solutions

Use this guide to determine what level of validation you need on your site, then choose a correlating SSL certificate to keep your website secure.

Rapid SSL

This beginner certificate features a browser lock icon and can be issued within minutes.

$9.99/year

TrueBusiness ID

Ideal for blogs and businesses, this higher level certificate confirms domain ownership and business identity before the certificate can be issued.

$99.99/year

TrueBusiness ID w/EV

High-traffic websites and sites with shopping carts should use this certificate, which features a green address bar in web browsers.

$149.99/year

256-bit encryption

Yes

Yes

Yes

Browser lock icon

Yes

Yes

Yes

Dynamic site seal

No

Yes

Yes

Green address bar

No

No

Yes

Required validation process

Email or add TXT record

Email or TXT plus additional documentation needed

Multiple levels of verification (email, phone calls, documentation)

Timespan

1 Year

1 Year

1 Year

Renewal process (must be within 30 days of expiration)

Create new CSR, reissue SSL, repeat validation process

Create new CSR, reissue SSL, repeat validation process

Create new CSR, reissue SSL, repeat validation process

Covers multiple subdomains

Yes, with Wildcard

Yes, with Wildcard

Not available

Available SSLs

RapidSSL, RapidSSL Wildcard, Comodo Essential SSL, Comodo Essential SSL Wildcard, Let’s Encrypt, Encryption Everywhere

Comodo Instant SSL, Comodo Premium SSL Wildcard, SecureSite, TrueBusiness ID, TrueBusiness ID Wildcard

Comodo Extended Validation (EV) SSL, SecureSite w/ EV, TrueBusiness ID w/ EV

For more information on SSL certificates, please refer to our Knowledge Base. For help with an existing SSL certificate please reach out to our Support team.