December 2015 saw the Public Beta taken over by the news of the new certificate authority Let’s Encrypt. The excitement was justified by the news that there are now free security certificates for website owners! They are much easier to install and beat the need to pay for traditional SSL certificates.
Naturally, TDWS is always ahead on latest beneficial updates for our clients. The Let’s Encrypt Certificates are available on TDWS hosting platform.
All About Let’s Encrypt
The objective is for the ubiquitous encryption around the web so that web browsing in general becomes safer. Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority (CA) that issues domain-validated security certificates.
Some of the benefits of Let’s Encrypt include:
- Free of charge
- Fast and easy installation
- There are no validation emails sent
- Dedicated IP is not required (this usually rakes in additional costs)
- It is trusted by all major web browsers
- Auto renewable
Installing Let’s Encrypt at TD Web Services
By simply raising/submitting a ticket in your client admin area, the certificate will be installed free of charge for you. Multiple certificates can be installed for each domain and subdomain on your account. The certificates will auto renew unless cancelled. All shared hosting packages have the Let’s Encrypt interface deployed.
Our expert staff is ready to assist at all times to ensure you enjoy all benefits of this Open Source Security Certificate.