Comparison of Rapid SSL Certificate V/s. WildCard SSL Certificate V/s. Multi Domain SSL Certificate

  Rapid SSL Certificate Wild Card SSL Certificate Multi Domain SSL Certificate
Number of domains covered Single Domain Certificate One Domain along with all its subdomains
Websites by including up to 100 domains within a single certificate


Example Secures any one domain

www.example.com
will not secure
shop.example.com

Wild-card certificate for

*.example.com covers all its subdomains like;

abc.example.com
www.example.com
shopping.example.com

Multi Domain Certificate covers upto 100 different domains like;

www.example.com
www.mydomain.com
mail.mydomain.net
Price $49.00 USD / year $175.00 USD / year
$75.00 USD / year  (for first 3 domains)

$25.00 USD / year (for each addon domain)

IP address
1 dedicated IP address included

1 dedicated IP address included 1 dedicated IP address included

Note: In case of Multi Domain SSL Certificate, if your web server does not support SNI-Server Name Indication (Apache versions from 1.3.0 to 2.2.11 and IIS 6.0, IIS 7.0, IIS 7.5) , you will need to purchase additional IP addresses for each addon domain. An additional IP address will cost you $3.00 / month.

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