Bluehost Web Hosting Help
How to Purchase a Comodo Private SSL
For general information about SSL Certificates, Click Here.
To purchase the Comodo Positive SSL Certificate:
- Log in to your Bluehost cPanel account.
- Click on the Addons tab at the top of the screen.
- Select either Security to limit the options or scroll down to SSL certificates and select Learn more.
- In the top right select the domain you are needing to install the SSL on.
- Select the SSL Certificate you wish to purchase by selecting Add to cart.
- Check the Renewal Options you want for your SSL.
- Press the Add to Cart button.
- Note: A dedicated IP is required for an SSL. If one is not already on your account, it with automatically be added to the cart.
- If you wish to use another payment method, click the “Change Payment Method” link. Select to use a new credit card or your PayPal account, and follow the directions on screen.
The dedicated IP and/or SSL Certificate will now be automatically installed without any further assistance needed from you or Bluehost support. Newly purchased dedicated IPs do take 1-4 hours for internal propagation and up to 24-48 hours for external propagation. During this time you may notice the URL for your website to change and include your account username. Our system uses this to help keep your website online during the IP address change. This is normal and will resolve itself automatically once propagation has completed.
If you would like to display the Comodo PositiveSSL Seal on your website, Click Here for more information.
Recommended Help Content
Comodo Positive SSL Certificate Seal
Where do I get a copy of the site seal for my SSL I purchased through Bluehost?
Purchasing or Renewing SSL certificates
How to renew an existing SSL certificate--or purchase a new one, within your cPanel
Manage Service SSL Certificates
How to add a new SSL certificate for your different WM services.
Related Help Content
SSL Installation of Self-Signed Certificate
I need to have an SSL Self-Signed Certificate installed for my domain.
SSL Installation of 3rd Party Certificate
I need to have an SSL 3rd Party Certificate installed for my domain.
SSL/TLS Certificates and Addon Domains
SSL/TLS Certificates and Addon Domains.
Installing the WildCard SSL on a Reseller account
How to install the provided WildCard SSL on a reseller account
How to activate a free WordPress SSL Certificate
Bluehost now provides free free SSL certificates for all WordPress sites. This article describes how to activate the free SSL for a WordPress site.
How to Download your SSL Certificate
This article explains how to download a copy of your SSL certificate.
Protect Specific Pages With SSL
This article will show a way to protect specific pages of your website with SSL. This may have benefits for SEO and can be used on pages that contain forms, shopping carts or any other page where users might enter sensitive information.
Wildcard SSL Certificates
How to use a WildCard SSL Certificate