What is an SSL certificate and why do I need one?

Security. Privacy. Oh, and Google will love you.

SSL (Secure Socket Layer) is like the internet’s favorite security blanket, ensuring that your web server and your visitors’ browsers have an unbreakable encrypted bond. It’s the ultimate trust badge that says, “This site is as safe as a cozy fireside chat.”

Now, here’s the juicy part: Google absolutely adores websites that rock SSL. They’re like matchmakers for online platforms, boosting them up the search results ladder. Why?

Because Google’s all about making the internet a safer and friendlier place. So, having SSL is like getting a VIP pass to the top of the search results party!

When you pick an SSL certificate from ChangeiP, you’re not just getting security; you’re getting the highest level of digital protection out there. It’s like having an online bodyguard who ensures that only the good vibes get through. So, remember, SSL isn’t just a tech tool; it’s your golden ticket to Google’s heart and a safer interweb for everyone.

Geotrust Certificate Plans


GeoTrust RapidSSL

Issued in minutes, easy set up and install! Ideal for just getting started. Email validation.


GeoTrust Rapid SSL Wildcard

Secure all your sub-domains with an affordable SSL certificate with strong encryption.


GeoTrust QuickSSL Premium

A higher-priced SSL certificate issued in minutes with an extended warranty and a dynamic true site seal. Email validation.


GeoTrust True BusinessID EV

Only extended validation SSL certificates trigger the green bar in high-security web browsers. Extended validation required.

Sectigo Certificate Plans


Sectigo OV Wildcard SSL

A fully featured SSL certificate that secures multiple subdomains, centralizing management. Extended validation required.

Finding ChangeiP meant that I could have the reliability, speed, and privacy needed to run a learning management system and e-commerce platform on my website. I may not have a huge team yet, but I am proud to have ChangeiP as one of my secret weapons! I am happy to have more time to focus on the front side of my business knowing that ChangeiP has my backside.
Jennifer Donaldson / Founder and Educator at Tailor Joy, LLC

Additional Goodies

Easy Setup

Easily connect other ChangeIP products or 3rd party services, social media within minutes.

Domain Lock

Domain lock prevents unauthorized transfer of your domain.

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Additional Subdomains

Add subdomains to your domain. Have a store? Not a problem. Easily direct traffic to store.yourawesomedomain.com.


Ever wonder what that little lock icon is next to a URL? That tells visitors that you have an SSL certificate in place. Google loves this and helps your rankings. Don’t have one and Google banishes you into the Netherealm.