While Ecwid protects your customers’ data using SSL sent via HTTPS, your website is a separate matter. Adding Ecwid to a website that doesn’t have an SSL certificate can cost sales from consumers who find your site unsafe.
To provide security throughout your customers’ experience with your brand, buy and install an SSL certificate for your site. This will show the secure "lock" icon in your customers' browsers and will run your entire site via HTTPS.
If you use the Starter Site with an Ecwid domain (like https://example.ecwid.com), you already have an SSL certificate by default.
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Some site builders offer a simple way to enable SSL. Check out their Help Center or contact their support team to find out how to set it up.
Wix: you can enable SSL for your website right in your Wix admin area:
- From your dashboard, click Manage Site.
- Click Manage next to SSL Certificate.
- Click Turn on SSL.
- Click Continue.
Weebly: you can automatically add a SSL certificate to your Weebly website from your Weebly site editor:
- Click Settings.
- Scroll down to SSL in the General section.
- Click Enable.
Duda: you can install an SSL certificate for your site right from the Duda admin area. See the instructions on how to do it.
Squarespace: you can just enable the SSL security setting in your Squarespace site editor. See the detailed instructions in the Squarespace help center.
Webydo: you can enable SSL for your site in your Webydo admin area.
See the detailed instructions in the Webydo help center.
Joomla, WordPress, Drupal: you’ll need to buy an SSL certificate (see the options below) and install it on your website following the instructions:
Cloudflare offers free SSL certificates for up to 15 years. It protects your data, offers basic protection from DDoS attacks, and automatically speeds up of your website.
Most domain registrars and hosting services sell SSL certificates. Buying from a domain registrar or a hosting service makes it easy to switch from HTTP to HTTPS. Here are some popular options:
You may also buy an SSL certificate from one of the resellers: