Do I Need An SSL Certificate For My Website?

February 6, 2020

You’ve probably taken note that some website URLs start with “http” and others start with “https”. Maybe you thought nothing of it, or maybe it piqued your curiosity. The extra “s” stands for secure encryption, which can only be guaranteed with an SSL certificate.




You may be asking yourself, ‘Do I need an SSL certificate for my website?’


In short, the answer is yes. Especially if you ask your website visitors for any personal information. Whether or not you’ve thought much about an SSL certificate for your website or not, if you don’t have one, your website visitors have likely taken notice and possibly clicked off your site as quickly as they landed there.  That’s because many web browsers now show a warning similar to these…