Looking for SSL Certification!

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Where can I buy cheap SSL for multiple websites?
Share your best options!
 

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another vote for cloudflare, it's free, does not expire and it's not really hard to set up
 

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You have two free options:
1. Cloudflare: you only have to point your DNS to them and they will serve your page through their proxy with SSL certificate
2. Letsencrypt: if you hosting provides this option you can set up this certificate. Nowadays most hosting provide automatic certification. Also, some DNS provides like porkbun to the trick

And there are some cheap options if, for some reason, you prefer longer expiry dates:
1. Comodo Positive SSL: There are constantly super-offers for this SSL certificate from multiple providers that go around $2, for example in Namecheap. If you want to renew the cost will increase after the first year over $10
2. RapidSSL: A little bit more expensive than Comodo ~$10 also.

Personally in the past 3-4 years I've been using Letsencrypt certificates in 100% of my sites. I can't see any value in other certificates nowadays for most sites around. Maybe a financial institution that requires some kind of double check verification may require a higher degree certificate, but LE is a domain verification certificate that acts exactly the same as other paid options. The only issue is that it has a 3 months expiry date so the hosting or the VPS has to set up a renewal cron in order to leave and forget.
 

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Cloudflare is the easy option and apply to a wide range of platforms, but mostly of hosting services rigth now supports lets encrypt
 

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Thanks for all your comments!
Many of you suggest Cloudflare and letsencrypt... but, I have a doubt... Is it good to go for free SSL? Or the Paid one?!
 

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Is it good to go for free SSL? Or the Paid one?!
Depends on what you need! If you just want your website to go over https, then free SSL is fine. If you have a e-commerce store, a paid SSL should do the job.
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https://aboutssl.org/free-ssl-vs-paid-ssl-certificate/
 

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You can get some good wordpress plugins for free. Should do the job
Can you name some plugins for free SSL?

You have two free options:
1. Cloudflare: you only have to point your DNS to them and they will serve your page through their proxy with SSL certificate
2. Letsencrypt: if you hosting provides this option you can set up this certificate. Nowadays most hosting provide automatic certification. Also, some DNS provides like porkbun to the trick

And there are some cheap options if, for some reason, you prefer longer expiry dates:
1. Comodo Positive SSL: There are constantly super-offers for this SSL certificate from multiple providers that go around $2, for example in Namecheap. If you want to renew the cost will increase after the first year over $10
2. RapidSSL: A little bit more expensive than Comodo ~$10 also.

Personally in the past 3-4 years I've been using Letsencrypt certificates in 100% of my sites. I can't see any value in other certificates nowadays for most sites around. Maybe a financial institution that requires some kind of double check verification may require a higher degree certificate, but LE is a domain verification certificate that acts exactly the same as other paid options. The only issue is that it has a 3 months expiry date so the hosting or the VPS has to set up a renewal cron in order to leave and forget.

I suggest Let's Encrypt.
can anyone share how can I use Letsencrypt if my website hosted with godaddy?
 
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