How do I add a SSL Site Seal to my website?

When you set up an SSL certificate on your website, you can add a ‘site seal’ graphic to your website to show your visitors that their connection is encrypted. For RapidSSL  certificates (our most common cert), instructions are to simply download the image from the following link, then upload to any secure pages on your website […]

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Enabling SSL on your website

In order to use an SSL certificate on your website, you will need to update the websites address to use ‘https://’.  Exactly how to do this depends on how your website was built. Instructions for the most popular content management systems are as follows, as well as instructions on how to do this via your […]

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Do you offer SSL Certificates and are there different types?

We offer SSL Certificates at very competitive rates. We can also take care of installing this cert for you. With major browsers like Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome already displaying an ‘insecure’ message on websites which are not set up with an SSL cert, it has never been more important to get an SSL cert […]

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My hosting account was hacked into – What do I do?

With more and more websites being built with 3rd party software (WordPress accounts for approx. 25% of all websites on the internet), it is more common than ever for websites to be hacked into. There are a number of reasons why an attacker might want to hack into a website. Once a website is hacked […]

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How to install an SSL cert for your domain via cPanel

Please see the following steps on how to install an SSL cert for your domain: Log in to your LetsHost client area and click on Services > My Services (in the blue navigation bar) You will see your products/services listed out here Click on the green Manage button beside your hosting package On the menu […]

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Redirecting with/without an SSL cert

In order for your website to load up with the green padlock, you will need to ensure that the website loads up with ‘https://’ at the start of the URL in the address bar. You might have two domain names and want to redirect one to the other. When it comes to SSL certs and […]

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2019 PHP Upgrades

Over the course of the next few months, we will be updating our shared hosting servers from using PHP v5.6 as default to PHP v7.2. Any domains set to use the default version of PHP will be updated during this process. The upgrade from v5.6 to v7.2 is required as v5.6 is now end of life and […]

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HTTPS Changes to Google Chrome

Google are making changes to their browser Chrome which will change how websites load with respect to SSL certs and ‘https://’. Over the course of the next few months, Chrome will actively flag your website as insecure if you do not have an SSL cert installed. This will possibly dissuade visitors browsing your website, which […]

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