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What is Domain Validated Certificates (DV)

Domain Validated SSL Certificates

Domain Validated SSL Certificate (DV SSL) comes up with 256-bit encryption and they are compatible with 99.9% web and mobile browsers. Website owners who only wish to validate their domains should adopt domain validated (DV) SSL certificates. A single Domain SSL certificate (DV SSL) can secure both www and non-www domains version.

Benefits of DV SSL

  • Firstly, DV SSL Protects the data.
  • To Identity Verification.
  • In Addition, It Increase Customer Trust.
  • Also, For Google Ranking Benefits.
  • Moreover,  SSL Helps You Satisfy PCI/DSS Requirements.

Process of Prove Certification Authority

To clarify, the validation process which is pretty simple. Firstly, the certification authority will send an approval by email, to one of the generic email addresses. For example,


Or some other addresses associated with the domain or the email address from domain whols contacts.

After that, the Certification Authority will issue the certificate only after the applicant receives that email and approve it. After that, Certification Authority would issue the certificate.

In addition, to the email certification. The CA may use the alternative validation, which requires you to have access to the DNS records of your domain or to the root folder of your website. After the certificate is activated. You would need to use the certain CNAME record or .txt file for validation purposes.

The following points are what you see in Page Info of site. Secured by domain validated certificate:

  • Web site:
  • Owner: This web-site does not supply ownership information.
  • Verified by the name of Certification Authority.

With a domain validated certificate, you can place a static site seal on your webpage, to present to the clients your site is secure. And what Certification Authority has issued the certificate for you.
In conclusion, DV SSL certificate is not a luxury, it is necessity nowadays.

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