A Certificate Signing Request (CSR) is needed when you want to obtain an SSL certificate which will encrypt the payment and login information that are exchanged between your website and its customers. The CSR contains info about the site as well as its owner in Base64-encoded form - web address, physical address plus e-mail, company name and unit, etc. Based upon this code, a registered SSL vendor issues the certificate, which is digitally signed with the vendor's private key to recognize that they're a trusted issuer. During the CSR generation, a unique private key is also generated and the installation of the SSL involves all 4 codes - the two keys, the certificate along with the CSR. After that, you can use a URL that begins with https:// for your website instead of http:// and the website visitors will be able to view the information that you've provided for the CSR via their web browsers.

SSL Certificate Generator in Shared Web Hosting

Given that SSL certificates are some of the services which we supply along with our shared web hosting packages, you're able to obtain an SSL for any website hosted in an account here with only a few clicks. What's more, we have an auto-installer tool, so once you approve the order via e-mail, our system will set everything up for you and it'll install your certificate, the CSR plus the 2 private keys. Shortly after that, you'll be able to visit your website with https:// and any data submitted on it will be encoded, so no unauthorized people can intercept it. If you've chosen another SSL vendor, you can only create a Certificate Signing Request within your account on our end together with the unique private key, then save the CSR code and submit it to the other service provider.