SSL Certificates

SSL (Secure Socket Layer) Certificates for encrytion - IP (internet Protocol) Address for SSL

FREE SSL Certificate with each SmallPond Hosting account

SSL Certificate

SSL Certificates allows clients secure browsing on your website.
The data traffic to and from the Server is encrypted.
Essential if there is sensitive information involved.
(online shop payments)

SmallPond Provides FREE 256 bit encryption by way of a Server Certificate.
The the browser lock encrytion indicator reassuring clients that the transmission is safer than clear text

To take advantage of the SSL certicate the following code should be entered into the .htaccess file:
AuthName www.(your domain).(suffix)
RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301]]

Google Warning for non-ssl websites

Chrome labels all HTTP pages as non-secure.
HTTP pages with password or credit card form fields as not secure

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