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How to choose the best SSL certificate

Learn the three different types of validation of an SSL certificate

Domain Validation

The ideal SSL certificate to protect a site in HTTPS, with support for installation and warranty in the event of compromise. SSL 123 is a high quality certificate at an attractive price, used for simple verification that the applicant is the domain owner.

Ideal for:
and small web sites

Organization Validation

Wildcard and SAN available

The SSL certificate is for e-commerce and businesses, ideal to guarantee safe transactions for all users. This type of certificate is released after a careful analysis of the applicant company in order to ensure reliability.

Ideal for:
and Companies

Extended Validation

SAN available

The Web Server EV certificate, thanks to the green bar containing the name of the applicant company, supplies its visitors with the maximum guarantee on the identity of the site and reliability of the company. It is the certificate recommended for large e-commerce businesses and companies looking to assert their Brand Identity.

Ideal for:
Top eCommerce
and High Brand Identity

Our complete offer of SSL Certificates

Choose the certificate that fits to your business

DV Certificates

Ideal for blog and little web sites

OV Certificates

Ideal for eCommerce and Companies

EV Certificates

Ideal for Top eCommerce and High Brand Identity


Ideal for protect all subdomains
92,20 €


125,10 €


275,15 €


487,05 €


Features DV Certificates OV Certificates EV Certificates WILDCARD
Name SectigoSSL DV InstantSSL OV SectigoSSL EV InstantSSL Wildcard
Validation type Domain
HTTPS 1 domain 1 domain 1 domain All Subdomain
Server License Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Company Certification
GDPR compliant
More Info DV Certificates OV Certificates EV Certificates WILDCARD
Cryptography SHA-256 SHA-256 SHA-256 SHA-256
CA ROOT Sectigo Sectigo Sectigo Sectigo
Trust Logo
Issuance Time Immediate 1-2 days 1-2 days 1-2 days

All SSL certificates include


You can re-release your SSL certificate in your control panel anytime

International domain names

Lots of TLDs from all over the world


Your business always safe, thanks to a dedicated insurance



You will be notified when your SSL certificate is about to expire

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Our SSL Certificates are compliant to the new GDPR

How to recognize an SSL-certified website

Not secure

A non-SSL-certified website can be recognized by the absence of the padlock symbol to the left of the Internet address, and so a secure connection to visitors cannot be guaranteed, especially with regard to data transfers such as those entered through Contact Forms, User Authentication, Payments, User Registration. In addition to jeopardizing the credibility of your business, this also penalizes your website’s visibility as Google assigns greater value to SSL-certified websites by privileging them in search results over their competitors.


A green padlock to the left of the Internet address identifies a website which has an active and correctly installed SSL Certificate. In addition to validating the website, this also provides a guarantee of reliable and secure communication between the visitor and the website via encrypted HTTPS protocol. Data transferred through communication forms, whatever it may be (personal data, access credentials, credit cards…), are encrypted and cannot be intercepted by anyone.

Highly reliable

When the company name naappears in green between the padlock and the Internet address, it means that website has an Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate. This type of certificate is issued following a very thorough company verification process that is requested by the Certification Authority and distinctly confirms that the website has a solid structure. This provides visitors with the maximum guarantee of website identity, company reliability, product reliability and data transmission security and increases brand prestige and value.

How to enable the SSL certificate

Access the control panel

After purchasing, access the Control Panel. You will find your SSL certificate in the "Products to activate" section. Follow the Wizard to obtain the SSL certificate emission.

SSL Certificate Emission

Once you have inserted the previously created CSR, you will need to select the webserver type where the SSL certificate will be installed and confirm email and administrative contact information. Depending on which certificate is chosen (domain or organization validation), you will be sent a confirmation email or will receive a call on the number you indicated.

Installing the certificate

Once you have obtained the certificate, you can install it on your server hosting space. Refer to your server documentation or product administration panel for further details on how to enable HTTPS protocol and install the certificate.

Your questions, our answers

  • What is an SSL certificate?

    By using HTTPS protocol, data can be exchanged securely over the internet via encryption by Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
    When we visit a website, the data exchanged between our browser and the server that hosts the website may be intercepted by a third party during transmission. To avoid this situation, HTTPS and SSL technology are used which, by way of an SSL certificate issued by a Certification Authority, encrypts transmitted information, making it virtually non-interceptable.

  • What is the difference between DV, OV and EV certificates?

    Certification Authorities issue three types of certificates that differ in the way a company is verified. A DV (Domain Validation) certificate is the easiest to obtain, are release times are very short (1 day). This type of certificate validates only the domain name, meaning that it is enough for a company to have, for example, a DNS or domain Emails to receive certification, and the visitor is assured that the exchange of information between the website and browser will be encrypted. This, however, does not certify the domain owner. Instead, the OV (Organization Validation) certificate, where verification of the applicant, ie the domain owner, is conducted, the organization too is validated. During the verification phase, known as "vetting," business data are validated to verify authenticity. Finally, the EV (Extended Validation) certificate holds the highest level of validation. Here the vetting phase is very thorough. Companies holding this certificate are easily recognized as the company name is indicated directly on the navigation bar (ie the green address bar).

  • Why should I buy an SSL certificate?

    An SSL certificate associated with your domain provides more prestige in the eyes of the visitor, and guarantees that data exchanged between your website and the visitor’s are encrypted and not intercepted. If your domain contains user registration forms, forms for sending informative email or electronic payment forms, you will definitely need an SSL certificate to protect the exchange of this sensitive data. In addition, Google’s search engine has stated that it will reward, via ranking level, websites that use a secure HTTPS connection.

  • Which SSL certificate should I choose?

    Choosing the SSL certificate best suited to your business depends largely on the type of website you want to protect. If your website contains only static pages, registration forms or just sends Email, then the most common choice is DV (Domain Validation) certification, where no checks at an organizational level are conducted and certificate emission is almost immediate. However, if your website contains forms for sending credit card information, such as when selling products online, the most appropriate choice from a security point of view for the buyer is OV (Organization Validation) certification. Since this certification includes validation at an organizational level, the buyer will consider your website as highly secure, increasing their propensity to buy. Finally, Extended Validation (EV) certification is recommended to more structured organizations that want their brand name included on the navigation bar, giving the buyer absolute certainty they are navigating in the official company store. The cost is certainly higher than the other types of SSL certificates, but the return in brand visibility and reliability is definitely greater.

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