SSL Certificate Comparison

Certificate Name GeoTrust's RapidSSL GoDaddy's Standard SSL Comodo's Positive SSL Comodo's Essential SSL
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Certificate Authority
GeoTrust

GoDaddy

Comodo

Comodo
Certificate Authority Rating
From 122 reviews
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From 254 reviews
Price For 1 Year
$17
$69
$49
$79
Multiple Year Options Up to 3 Years Up to 3 Years Up to 3 Years Up to 3 Years
Domains Secured Single Domain Name (FQDN) Single Domain Name (FQDN) + www SAN Single Domain Name (FQDN) + www SAN Single Domain Name (FQDN) + www SAN
Issuance Speed Within a few minutes Within a few minutes Within a few minutes Within a few minutes
Validation Required Domain Validation Domain Validation Domain Validation Domain Validation
Notification Level in Browsers Domain Name Shown On Certificate Only Domain Name Shown On Certificate Only Domain Name Shown On Certificate Only Domain Name Shown On Certificate Only
Browser Compatibility 99% 99% 99% 99%
Number of Free Reissues Allowed Unlimited until expired Unlimited until expired Unlimited until expired Unlimited until expired
Server License Unlimited Servers Unlimited Servers Unlimited Servers Unlimited Servers
Support Options Free Chat, and E-mail, Monday-Friday 8AM-8PM EST, Phone support available for purchase ($10) Free Phone and Email, 24x7 Free Chat, and E-mail, 24/7 Free Chat, and E-mail, 24/7
Refund Policy Full refund within 30 days of issuance Full refund - $15 within 30 days of issuance. No refund after 30 days. Full refund within 30 days of issuance Full refund within 30 days of issuance
Warranty $10,000 $2,000 $0 $0
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