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Sectigo PositiveSSL Wildcard

Ideally for

Basic Website, Non-ecommerce Usage, Small Business

Brand

Sectigo

Validation

Domain Validation SSL

Green bar

No

Issue time

5 minutes

Server Licensing

Unlimited

Secures

Wildcard SSL (One Domain & All Sub-domains)

With / without "www"

Yes

Supported Browsers

99.3%

Documents

No documents required

Support for SAN (UC)

No

Secure Hash Algorithm

SHA-2

Key Encryption

2048 bit

Certificate Encryption

Up to 256-bit

Site Seal

Static

Refund

25 days

Warranty

$10,000

Sectigo PositiveSSL Wildcard is a quick and reliable certificate that will secure your main domain and all its subdomains at a very reasonable price. It provides the 128/258 bit encryption that will secure all the sensitive information shared on your website.

The Domain Validation for this certificate is done within minutes by responding to an automatic e-mail message.  You will also receive a free site seal certifying that the ownership of the website has been verified by Sectigo (formerly Comodo CA), which is one of the world’s leaders in website security. By displaying it in a preeminent place on your website, you will make your customers feel safe while performing transactions, knowing that when they share their information, they do that in a secured environment.

Sectigo PositiveSSL Wildcard is compatible with the vast majority of browsers, server platforms, smartphones, and other mobile devices. It also comes with a $10,000 warranty from Sectigo.

When purchasing this SSL certificate, we will give you 25 days money-back guarantee, in case you are not satisfied with this certificate. Also, you will automatically receive a 7% or 15% discount when purchasing this certificate for 2 or 3 years.

Sectigo PositiveSSL Wildcard is a great solution for a basic website or a small business.

18 reviews for Sectigo PositiveSSL Wildcard

  1. 5 out of 5

    Review by Bolavaar

    The SSL files came to my inbox in couple of minutes. Installed it without any difficulties.

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  2. 5 out of 5

    Review by Ophelia

    Yes, it’s cheap. But it gets even cheaper when you buy it for multiple years. Whenever I can save some money, I always take this opportunity for serious projects. You’ll be surprised how much more you can save by taking long-term deals.

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  3. 5 out of 5

    Review by Raheem

    If you’re short on cash, this wildcard cert is cheaper than anything else on the market.

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  4. 5 out of 5

    Review by Orlando

    Cheap wildcard option for small budgets

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  5. 5 out of 5

    Review by Uday

    Had to regenerate my CSR for this certificate, because, apparently I can’t read the instructions properly lol. Finally managed to install it on my server. The certificate itself works perfectly, and the site seal is also nice.

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  6. 5 out of 5

    Review by Florian

    Got it within minutes after the purchase.

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  7. 5 out of 5

    Review by Vratko

    The best wildcard deal for small websites.

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  8. 5 out of 5

    Review by Clay

    I bought this certificate because I couldn’t afford another one, but after seeing it in action, I’m glad I didn’t spend on another product. Very happy with it!

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  9. 5 out of 5

    Review by Barbora

    Secures all my subdomains. Highly recommended!

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  10. 5 out of 5

    Review by Reginald

    I recommend this certificate to all the readers. It’s cheap and very easy to obtain.

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  11. 5 out of 5

    Review by Blaz

    An affordable wildcard certificate for new website owners like me.

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  12. 5 out of 5

    Review by Keith

    You won’t find a cheaper wildcard cert than this one. If you use subdomains for your site, grab it with both hands!

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  13. 5 out of 5

    Review by markus

    the most affordable wildcard

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  14. 5 out of 5

    Review by Ricky

    Best wildcard ssl!

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  15. 5 out of 5

    Review by Darious

    This certificate is a lifesaver for new projects and startups with a small budget. Highly recommend it!

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  16. 5 out of 5

    Review by Giulia

    I purchased the postivessl wildcard last year and used it for my various subdomains. This year I’m renewing it – turns out to be highly convenient and cheap.

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  17. 5 out of 5

    Review by Adeline

    The most affordable wildcard certificate from Comodo

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  18. 5 out of 5

    Review by kyle

    best price for this ssl certificate on the market.

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Here is a list with the most common questions our customers have when buying a Wildcard SSL Certificate with Domain Validation:

Awesome news to the SSL market:

Now most of the renowned Sectigo SSL certificates, as well as the new GoGetSSL Certificates, are available for 3-year Subscription Plans!

What’s a 3-year Subscription Plan?

Due to security reasons, your Sectigo or GoGetSSL  SSL certificate is initially issued with a maximum 2-years (27 months) validity because, since March 1, 2018, the maximum duration of publicly-trusted SSL/TLS certificates issued by all Certificate Authorities has been set to 825 days (about 27 months).

Prior to the expiration, SSL Dragon, on behalf of Sectigo and GoGetSSL, will issue free replacement certificates for an additional 1-year certificate included in the Subscription Plan. In this way, you can continue to benefit from multi-year discounting while still remaining compliant with CA/Browser Forum SSL expiration requirements.

You can still reissue your certificate at any time and as many times as you like.

At the end of the 2nd year, for Domain Validation SSL Certificates, will be required a short verification of domains via Email, HTTP, or DNS in order to receive the new SSL. The Business and Extended certs will require a short BV/EV recheck and callback process.

The Domain Validation (DV) SSL certificate is the most affordable choice for increasing the security of your blog, personal or small business website. Since there is no required paperwork, the process of acquiring the Domain Validation certificate is very quick and easy: you will have to prove that you are the domain owner just by responding to an automatic e-mail message. After a couple of minutes, you will receive the issued SSL certificate which can be installed immediately. Sites with Domain Validation certification can be identified by the padlock that is displayed by most web browsers.

This type of SSL certificates is recommended to be used if you need to prove that your site is secured, by having a secured connection. The Domain Validation certificates don’t display the legal entity, as the identity of the website owner is not checked while issuing them. So, if you have an e-commerce website or a site that collects users’ personal data, you should consider buying our Business Validation (BV) or Extended Validation (EV) certificates, which will make your site more trustworthy.

When requesting an SSL Certificate you have to prove that you own or you have management rights over the domain or sub-domain that you are requesting an SSL Certificate for.

STEP 1: Domain Validation (DV)

A. EMAIL

If you have an SSL Certificate issued by Sectigo, GoGetSSL, GeoTrust, Thawte, DigiCert, and RapidSSL, then you can complete the domain validation is by responding to an automated domain validation message sent to your email address. You will be given a list of emails to choose from, and the automated domain validation message will be sent to the email address that you choose.

Always check your email address (including your Spam folder) so as you should receive an email message from the Certificate Authority with instructions on how to validate (prove the ownership of) your domain name. The email message will ask you to copy a unique code and paste it on a specific link provided in the same email message.

Important: Only 5 e-mail addresses are allowed for domain validation: [email protected], [email protected], hostmast[email protected], [email protected] and [email protected]
In some cases, the Certificate Authority may allow your administrative e-mail from WHOIS, too, but ONLY IF the Private registration is disabled.

If your SSL Certificate is issued by Sectigo or GoGetSSL, there are 2 more ways how you can complete the domain validation:

B. HTTP / HTTPS method

The HTTP validation consists of uploading a TXT validation file to a pre-defined location on your website. You have to make sure that you can access this file and link from any web browser. Once you proceed with this domain validation method, Sectigo will run a scan of your website and will look particularly for this file at the given link. Your SSL Certificate will pass the domain validation within a few minutes after Sectigo’s system finds the TXT file on your website.

The HTTPS validation method is the same validation method as described above. You should choose the HTTPS option if you already have an SSL Certificate installed on your website.

C. DNS method

Sectigo allows you to add a pre-defined domain record to your domain registrar (the website where you registered your domain name). Make sure that your firewall doesn’t block Sectigo validation robot. Sectigo validation robot comes from secure.comodo.net / 91.199.212.132. The user agent should be “ComodoDCV” or “Sectigo DCV” or “COMODO DCV” or “SECTIGO DCV”.

Please note that newly added DNS records take between 10-48 minutes to propagate. This means that you will have to wait up to 48 hours to pass the domain validation if you go with this method. That is why we recommend the Email, HTTP, and HTTPS methods better, so as they would allow you to pass the domain validation instantly.

STEP 2: CAA Check

As of 8th September 2017, all Certificate Authorities (CAs) are obliged to respect your CAA policy, as a security measure.

The CAA record should allow the CA to issue the SSL for your domain name, otherwise, the order would be set as Pending until you update the record.

By default, if no CAA record found, any CA may issue SSL for your domain name. Otherwise, you should update your CAA record.

Here is how to do it:
– https://support.sectigo.com/Com_KnowledgeDetailPage?Id=kA01N000000zFMO
– https://knowledge.digicert.com/solution/SO29555.html

Here is how to test the record:
– https://toolbox.googleapps.com/apps/dig/#CAA/
– https://caatest.co.uk/scan.org.ua

Optional (Rare) – Brand Validation (Manual Check)

In some cases, the CAs may require manual verification if your order fails any internal rules of Brand Validation.

It takes around 24-48 hours to pass this manual check, and the CA will either issue or reject an order in such cases.

Here are the reasons why your order is under Brand Validation.


How to change the domain validation method?

If you chose one of these domain validation methods described above, and you see that your domain doesn’t get validated, then you can always change your domain validation method. Please go to this link to learn how to do that.

In order to buy a Domain Validated certificate, you do not need to provide any documentation. You will have to confirm the domain ownership through a simple email or file-based authentication. Following completion of one of these elements, the DV certificate will be signed and released to you.

A Wildcard SSL Certificate is specifically created to allow users to secure one single domain name and all its sub-domains. With other words, you can secure one single domain name and an unlimited number of sub-domains belonging to that domain name with one single Wildcard SSL Certificate.

You can add sub-domains to your server and they will be covered by your Wildcard SSL Certificate automatically. You do not need to re-issue your Wildcard SSL Certificate each and every time when you add sub-domains to it. The newly added sub-domains will be automatically covered by your Wildcard SSL Certificate.

NOTE: The sub-domains that you can secure with one Wildcard SSL Certificate have to be either 1st level sub-domains (e.g.: *.example.com) or 2nd level sub-domains (*.mob.example.com). You cannot secure 1st and 2nd level sub-domains with one regular Wildcard SSL Certificate.  If you want to secure 1st level sub-domains and 2nd level sub-domains, you have to get a Multi-Domain Wildcard SSL Certificate, or 2 separate Wildcard SSL Certificates.

For example, a regular Wildcard SSL Certificate allows you to secure:

  1. One main domain name (example.com) and all its 1st level sub-domains (*.example.com):
    1. my.example.com
    2. test.example.com
    3. dev.example.com
    4. mail.example.com
    5. (etc)
  2. Or, one sub-domain (mob.example.com) and all 2nd level sub-domains (*.mob.example.com):
    1. my.mob.example.com
    2. test.mob.example.com
    3. dev.mob.example.com
    4. mail.mob.example.com
    5. (etc)

In order to secure one domain and all its sub-domains as shown in the first example, you have to include *.example.com as a common name (domain name) when creating a CSR (Certificate Signing Request). If you want to secure 2nd level sub-domains, then you have to enter *.mob.example.com as a common name (domain name) when creating a CSR (Certificate Signing Request).

The sub-domains that you can secure with one Wildcard SSL Certificate have to be either 1st level sub-domains (e.g.: *.example.com) or 2nd level sub-domains (*.mob.example.com). You cannot secure 1st and 2nd level sub-domains with one regular Wildcard SSL Certificate.

If you want to secure 1st level sub-domains and 2nd level sub-domains, you have to get a Multi-Domain Wildcard SSL Certificate, or 2 separate Wildcard SSL Certificates.

For example, a regular Wildcard SSL Certificate allows you to secure:

  1. One main domain name (example.com) and all its 1st level sub-domains (*.example.com):
    1. my.example.com
    2. test.example.com
    3. dev.example.com
    4. mail.example.com
    5. (etc)
  2. Or, one sub-domain (mob.example.com) and all 2nd level sub-domains (*.mob.example.com):
    1. my.mob.example.com
    2. test.mob.example.com
    3. dev.mob.example.com
    4. mail.mob.example.com
    5. (etc)

In order to secure one domain and all its sub-domains as shown in the first example, you have to include *.example.com as a common name (domain name) when creating a CSR (Certificate Signing Request). If you want to secure 2nd level sub-domains, then you have to enter *.mob.example.com as a common name (domain name) when creating a CSR (Certificate Signing Request).

You can add sub-domains to your server and they will be covered by your Wildcard SSL Certificate automatically. You do not need to re-issue your Wildcard SSL Certificate each and every time when you add sub-domains to it. The newly added sub-domains will be automatically covered by your Wildcard SSL Certificate.

There are many different ways to install an SSL Certificate, and they all depend on your SSL Certificate brand, the webserver type, the operating system on your server, and the web hosting panel that you have on your server.

These being said, please check our Installation Articles to get detailed instructions on how to install your SSL Certificate on about 44 different server types, hosting panels, and operating systems.

Also, here are links to documentation on how to install your SSL Certificate on your server, based on the SSL Certificate brand that you have:
Sectigo
Thawte/RapidSSL/GeoTrust/DigiCert
GoGetSSL

We always recommend you get specialized help with your SSL Certificate installation. If you have a web developer or a system engineer, then they would be the right people to help you with your SSL Certificate installation.

Browser Compatibility

Chrome
IE
Firefox
Opera
Safari
Netscape
AOL
Camino
Konqueror

Server Platforms And Mobile Browser Compatibility

Server Platforms:
  • BEA Weblogic
  • IBM HTTP Server
  • Microsoft ISA
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005
  • Microsoft Live Communication
  • Apache
  • BEA Weblogic
  • Lotus Domino
  • OpenLDAP
  • C2Net Stronghold
  • Plesk
  • WebSTAR
  • Webmin
  • Java Web Server (Javasoft / Sun)
  • Ensim Control Panel
  • cPanel / Web Host Manager
  • Hsphere
  • C2Net Stronghold
  • iPlanet Server / Sun One
  • Java Web Server (Javasoft / Sun)
  • Lotus Domino
  • Tomcat
  • Netscape Enterprise Server
  • Novell ConsoleOne
  • Novel Webserver
  • C2Net Stronghold
  • And other SSL-Capable Servers
Mobile Browsers:
  • Android
  • Apple iPhone, iPod Safari 1+
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile 5/6*
  • Opera Mobile 6+
  • Opera Mini v3+
  • ACCESS NetFront Browser v3.4 +
  • RIM Blackberry v4.2.1 +
  • KDDI Openwave v6.2.0.12 +
  • Netscape Communicator 4.51+
  • NTT / DoCoMo
  • Nintendo Wii
  • Sony Playstation 3
  • Sony Playstation Portable

Need help securing your website? Have questions, or unsure which SSL to choose? Let our fearless dragons help you! Follow the following steps towards getting the type of help that you need.

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3 Yrs
Duration Price You Save
1 year $66.99
2 years $114.99
3 years $155.99
Site seal:

Order Steps

1
  • Click "Buy Now"
  • Create/Access your account
  • Submit payment
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2
Configure the certificate in your account
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3
Pass validation & receive your SSL Certificate
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GoGetSSL Multi-Domain Wildcard SSL $140.00
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GoGetSSL Multi-Domain SSL $43.33
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DigiCert Wildcard SSL $525.00
GoGetSSL BusinessTrust Wildcard $176.66
GoGetSSL Multi-Domain Wildcard SSL $140.00
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