We get asked the following question a lot in this industry: “Can I use one SSL certificate on multiple domains?” No matter what language you speak, no matter what industry you work in, the answer is still the same: Yes, you can use one SSL certificate for multiple domains on the same server.
What is Multi Domain SSL, or a UCC / SAN SSL Certificate?
If you’re here because you’ve asked your search engine “What is multi domain SSL,” “what is a SAN certificate,” “what is UCC SSL,” or any variation of those questions, you’ve come to the right place.
What is SNI or Server Name Indication – Explained with an Example
In the world of TLS, Server Name Indication or SNI is a feature that allows clients (aka your web browser) to communicate the hostname of the site to the shared server. It’s in essence similar to
What is a SAN Certificate? Information About Multi-Domain SSL
What You Need to Know About Comodo Multi Domain SSL Certificates
Some companies choose to purchase multiple domain names to ensure that no one can compete or impersonate their business online. This is a great idea in many ways — but with this great
Is there a free Multi-Domain SSL certificate?
Unfortunately, there is no free multi-domain SSL certificate, but there is a low-cost option
Now that a basic single site domain validation SSL certificate can be had for free, one of the most common questions we get is whether there’s a free Multi-Domain certificate. There is not currently a free Multi-Domain SSL available. (Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.)
How to Install a Multi-Domain SSL Certificate on HostGator
Step-by-step instructions for HostGator Multi-Domain SSL Certificate Installation
HostGator is more than happy to sell you a Comodo Positive Multi-Domain SSL certificate to use on your HostGator website. They start at $80 per year and each additional domain costs you $25 per year.
With all due respect to HostGator, that’s a terrible deal.
Case in point, we’ll sell you the exact same SSL certificate starting at just $21 per year. That’s a quarter of the price for your HostGator Multi-Domain SSL. And each additional domain costs $9. Not $25.