What is the difference between shared SSL and private SSL?

  • Shared SSL uses your hosts domain instead of your own domain name.
  • Shared SSL is free
  • Shared SSL will give a certificate warning message if you attempt to use it with your domain name


  • Private SSL uses your own domain name
  • Private SSL will not produce any warnings
  • Private SSLs are not free
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