Security certificates are what show to users that your website is secure and it's safe for them to pass you personal information (for example their email address through a contact form).
More commonly people have security certificates for online shopping carts as they are taking credit card details from users online for an online store (https). However, since 2018 Google has given preference to secure sites in their search results so there's also a search results advantage to having SSL installed on your website.
If you are using cPanel as your website control panel then in all likelehood you can use self signed certificates which cost nothing to install. However, you will have to renew these from time to time and here's how...
The cPanel SSL service will also issue and automatically renew these certificates each year.
This will take a few moments to update but once done your site will be secure.
As with all our tutorials they come with a video which you can watch below.
It may become necessary to update your website's server to use a newer version of PHP. Where this is necessary we will already have provisioned and tested this new version for you and made it available. All you have to do is log in to your control panel (cPanel) and change this through MultiPHP Manager.
The video below shows you how to setup and test a mail acocunt using your cPanel account.
To get started with your mail account take less than 3 minutes and involves a few simple steps:
The response may appear to come through really quickly, that's just because the video was paused while the response was sent from a separate location.
Quick, easy, simple: Set your mail account up today...!
So, how to set this up...
Watch our short video on YouTube: Create a Mail Forwarder.