Godaddy SSL Coupon Codes
Updated for January 2018
Adding an extra layer of encryption to your website is becoming more and more important for not only the safety of your website’s visitors, but in search rankings as well. Even if you don’t handle online payments on your website, you should consider adding an SSL (“secure-socket layer” certificate to reassure visitors to your website. It’s a signal that says to your audience: “relax, you’re safe with us“.
These promo codes will help you save at least 25% off Certificates. These codes are tested weekly and we also provide proof of validity for the best codes. We also provide guides on installing SSL certificates (see the “Website Security Help Center” below).
Best Godaddy SSL Coupon Codes Right Now:
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Important: SSL Certificates Are Now a Factor in Google Ranking (SEO):
On August 7th, 2014 Google announced that SSL Certificates are now ranking signal in Google’s search results. They said that they recently introduced the signal into Google’s search algorithm, and are happy with the results. They suggest that the “weight” of the SSL signal is currently light, but that it will increase in importance over time.
Right now they are giving all webmasters a “heads up” and giving them time to add SSL to their websites. From Google’s webmaster blog:
“For now it’s only a very lightweight signal — affecting fewer than 1% of global queries, and carrying less weight than other signals such as high-quality content — while we give webmasters time to switch to HTTPS. But over time, we may decide to strengthen it, because we’d like to encourage all website owners to switch from HTTP to HTTPS to keep everyone safe on the web.”
So in other words, encrypting your website is a good way to get ahead of the curve. While is may not significantly improve your ranking right now, it will “future-proof” your website when Google starts increasing the value of SSL encryption in Google rankings. Luckily you can use one of the above promo codes to save 25-30% off the regular price. You can also utilize our “website security center” below for helpful tutorials on making your website safer.
Where to Enter Coupon Codes:
Once you get to Godaddy’s shopping cart, scroll down to the bottom of the page. On the left there will be some text that says: “Have a Promo Code?”
Click those words and a box will appear that lets you enter the promo code. Enter the code and then click “Apply“.
When the page refreshes you should see a green message like this:
In the top right of your shopping cart you will see your order’s total. You will also see the amount of savings this promo code gave you. If you feel that it’s not enough, then keep trying coupon codes until you find the most savings.
What is an SSL Certificate?
SSL encryption is an essential part of establishing your website as a trusted, professional website. What is it? It’s essentially a secure connection between a user’s browser and the website’s server. This secure connection tells your website visitors that the information they give on your website (i.e. credit card information, address, etc.) won’t be captured by malicious third parties.
These promo codes have been tried and tested to help you save money on Google’s SSL certificates. We will also post limited time offers and discounts that don’t involve promo codes. If you’re still unsure about whether you need SSL or not, we will go over how it works and which types of websites need it.
We will also show you how to add SSL encryption to your website, once you’ve bought it.
An SSL certificate is like a passport that verifies your website’s identity and lets your visitor’s browser set up a secure connection with your website. You can tell when a website has SSL encryption in the address bar. Instead of “http” the web address will be “https”. SSL stands for “secure socket layer”. It’s an extra layer of encryption that prevents eavesdropping and phishing scams.
Does my website need an SSL Certificate?
If your website does e-commerce of any kind, then an emphatic ‘YES’. But any website that gathers any information from their visitors should have an SSL certificate. This includes login information, e-mail, etc. It tells visitors to your website that any actions they take on your site are completely secure. Even if you don’t require any information from your visitors, having that ‘https’ in the browser signals to your visitors that you are in a safe place.
Keep in mind that if you only use Paypal for online payments, customers are taken to Paypal’s website, where it has it’s own SSL encryption.
SSL Certificates FAQ:
How Important are SSL Certificates?
Major browsers, like Mozilla and Chrome, take SSL certificates very seriously. As part of Mozilla’s restructuring plan, Mozilla is considering excommunicating all sites that use SSL certificates bought from Swedish Telecom giant TeliaSonera. Asking to have your company’s SSL certificate considered a ‘trusted certificate’ by an internet browser is a very big thing in the internet world. By the way, GoDaddy’s SSL certificates are considered trusted by all major internet browsers.
My website doesn’t take online payments. Do I still need it?
If you are purely an information blog that doesn’t gather or transmit any information from its visitors, then you can get away without having an SSL certificate. However there are dangers involved.
If your website’s on a shared server and another website on that server has been flagged as being dangerous, then most browsers will give visitors a ‘warning, this site may be dangerous’ when they try to visit your website. Even if your website is perfectly safe, the warning will come up if you don’t have an SSL certificate.
What is a Wildcard SSL Certificate?
Wildcard SSL Certificates are pretty cool but you only need them if you have sub-domains on your website. So with our website: couponcodehoster.com would be protected, but so would a subdomain like: blog.couponcodehoster.com. Some websites use sub-domains, and for them a Wildcard SSL certificate is essential. So if you decide to expand your website to include forums: (i.e. forums.couponcodehoster.com), then you should get a wildcard version.
What is Domain Control Validation?
When you first purchase an SSL Certificate, the hosting company or domain registrar needs to verify that you actually own the domain name. Otherwise you could buy an SSL Certificate for, say, Amazon.com, and then you could steal everybody’s payment information from that site. This is a pretty simple process, however. You will get an e-mail (or letter, if you want to be slow about it), with an authorization code. It’s a straightforward process that takes less than a minute.
What’s the Difference Between SHA-1 and SHA-2?
Right now you have the option of using either the SHA-1 algorithm or the SHA-2 encryption algorithm for your certificate. The SHA-1 is less secure and has been shown to have several vulnerabilities. In a couple of months, the SHA-1 encryption will be discontinued and you will only be able to purchase the SHA-2. In other words, please opt for SHA-2 when you buy your certificate.
Which SSL Certificate Do I Need For Exchange Servers?
Exchange servers must use a Multiple Domain SSL Certificate, which is otherwise known as a “UCC”. For more information, click here.
Video on SSL Certificates:
Still confused? Here’s a good video that breaks down how SSL Certificates work: