Domain Validation SSL Certificates
DV SSL is entry-level, it's issued lightning-fast and provides basic encryption
A Domain Validation SSL Certificate provides basic encryption to small websites like blogs or brochure sites. DV SSL can be issued within minutes, making it the go-to option for anyone looking to secure their domain today. DV SSL is the quickest way to activate the Secure HTTPS padlock next to your domain in the browsers' URL bar as it only requires proof of domain control.
What is a DV SSL Certificate?
It's no frills, just encryption-the cheapest SSL certificate solution to get compliant with browsers' SSL mandates. Domain Validation SSL certificates are great because they offer affordable encryption that's easily obtained and deployed instantly. No need to jump through any complex validation hoops with DV SSL, you'll have your certificate in minutes. You're getting industry-standard encryption, just no identity assurance that comes with the more premium OV & EV certificate options, however, DV is easier on the wallet.
Lightning fast issuance-Automated validation takes just minutes
All you have to do to get a Domain Validation SSL certificate is show Comodo that you own or are in control of your domain name. And you won't have to wait on Comodo to get around to it-the process is fully automated. Your certificate will be in your inbox in just minutes. Just follow our steps and you'll be encrypted almost instantly.
Just show Comodo you own your domain
Validation is fully-automated and very easy. There are three ways to show Comodo you're the rightful owner of the registered domain.
- Email-Based Validation - Comodo sends an email to the address on the WHO.IS record, or one of five pre-approved addresses, and you answer back in the affirmative.
- File-Based Validation - Comodo sends a text file that you need to upload to your site's root directory. Comodo will scan your site for it as soon as you do.
- CNAME-based Validation - Comodo will send you a hash that you need to add to your CNAME DNS record. Comodo will scan your DNS record for it as soon as you do.
Learn more about the DV SSL validation process.
Encryption for Everyone
If you're a business, you probably need a more assuring Organization Validation or Extended Validation SSL certificate. But what if you're not a business? You just need basic encryption to get browser compliant. And not some expensive certificate, either. We have a range of great cheap Domain Validation SSL certificate options that provide you with no-frills website encryption at a price you can agree with. We can even install it for you if you want.