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’s The Difference Between Multi-Domain & Wildcard SSL Certificates?
Multi-Domain vs Wildcard: What’s The Best SSL For My Site?
Cybercrime is at an all-time high and its onward march doesn’t seem like it will be stopping any time soon. According to the ThreatMetrix Q2 Cybercrime Report, cyber-attacks increased by 100% from 2015 to 2017, and they continue to do so even now. Google has led the fight against this escalation in Cybercrime by encouraging all websites to use SSL certificates to switch to HTTPS.
How to Install a Multi-Domain SSL Certificate on HostGator
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.