Wildcard SSL Certificate with Wildcard subdomain protection (WC)

Wildcard SSL Certificate with Wildcard subdomain protection (WC)

Order an SSL certificate with WC subdomain protection. This is a convenient solution if you have a main site with a large number of subdomains of the same level. For example, shop.example.com, support.example.com, news.example.com 

Top SSL Certificates with Wildcard (WC) subdomain protection
Sectigo (ex Comodo) PositiveSSL Wildcard
Sectigo (ex Comodo) PositiveSSL Wildcard
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
WC
Subdomain protection: *.example.com or *.mail.example.com
  • Can be issued quickly. Suitable for private use;
  • Secures primary domain name and all of its subdomains.
€97 / year
Buy
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Essential SSL Wildcard
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Essential SSL Wildcard
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
WC
Subdomain protection: *.example.com or *.mail.example.com
  • Domain verification. Can be issued quickly;
  • Suitable for private use;
  • Secures primary domain name and all of its subdomains.
€95.7 / year
Buy
RapidSSL Wildcard
RapidSSL Wildcard
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
WC
Subdomain protection: *.example.com or *.mail.example.com
  • Domain validation. Can be issued quickly;
  • Suitable for private use;
  • Secures primary domain name and all of its subdomains.
€124.1 / year
Buy

Choose SSL Certificate with Wildcard subdomain protection (WC)

Verification method
Protection
Certification center
Domain owner
Sectigo (ex Comodo) PositiveSSL
Sectigo (ex Comodo) PositiveSSL
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
  • [DV] Domain validation.
  • Can be issued on IP-adresses;
  • Can be issued quickly.
  • Suitable for private use.
€10.5 / year
Buy
Sectigo (ex Comodo) PositiveSSL Wildcard
Sectigo (ex Comodo) PositiveSSL Wildcard
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
WC
Subdomain protection: *.example.com or *.mail.example.com
  • [DV] Can be issued quickly. Suitable for private use;
  • [WC] Secures primary domain name and all of its subdomains.
€97 / year
Buy
Sectigo (ex Comodo) PositiveSSL Multi Domain (up to 3 domains)
Sectigo (ex Comodo) PositiveSSL Multi Domain (up to 3 domains)
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • [DV] Can be issued quickly. Suitable for private use;
  • [MD] Secures 3 different domains. You may buy up to 97 more.
  • WWW and non-WWW domains are counted as 2.
€39 / year
Buy
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Essential SSL
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Essential SSL
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
  • [DV] Domain validation;
  • Can be issued quickly;
  • Suitable for private use.
€12.5 / year
Buy
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Essential SSL Wildcard
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Essential SSL Wildcard
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
WC
Subdomain protection: *.example.com or *.mail.example.com
  • [DV] Domain verification. Can be issued quickly;
  • Suitable for private use;
  • [WC]Secures primary domain name and all of its subdomains.
€95.7 / year
Buy
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Instant SSL
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Instant SSL
OV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for medium or small businesses and websites accepting payments.
  • [OV] Higher trust. Requires company verification.
  • Trust seal includes company name.
€34 / year
Buy
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Premium Wildcard
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Premium Wildcard
OV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for medium or small businesses and websites accepting payments.
WC
Subdomain protection: *.example.com or *.mail.example.com
  • [OV] Higher trust. Requires company verification;
  • Trust seal includes company name;
  • Secures primary domain name and all of its subdomains.
€191.4 / year
Buy
Sectigo (ex Comodo)  EV SSL certificate
Sectigo (ex Comodo) EV SSL certificate
EV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for large brands.
  • [EV] Your company name in the certificate information;
  • The highest level of verification and trust.
€210 / year
Buy
RapidSSL
RapidSSL
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
  • [DV] Domain validation;
  • Can be issued quickly;
  • Suitable for private use.
€15.5 / year
Buy
RapidSSL Wildcard
RapidSSL Wildcard
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
WC
Subdomain protection: *.example.com or *.mail.example.com
  • [DV]Domain validation. Can be issued quickly;
  • Suitable for private use;
  • [WC] Secures primary domain name and all of its subdomains.
€124.1 / year
Buy
Thawte SSL123
Thawte SSL123
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
  • [DV] Domain validation;
  • Can be issued quickly;
  • Suitable for private use.
€39.2 / year
Buy
Thawte SSL123 Wildcard
Thawte SSL123 Wildcard
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
WC
Subdomain protection: *.example.com or *.mail.example.com
  • [OV] Higher trust. Requires company verification;
  • [WC] Secures primary domain name and all of its subdomains.
€389 / year
Buy
Thawte SSL Web Server
Thawte SSL Web Server
OV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for medium or small businesses and websites accepting payments.
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • [OV] Higher trust. Requires company verification;
  • [SAN] It’s possible to protect sub-domains (50% additional cost per each)
  • Trust seal includes company name.
€91.5 / year
Buy
Thawte SSL Web Server with EV
Thawte SSL Web Server with EV
EV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for large brands.
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • [EV] Your company name in the certificate information;
  • [SAN] It’s possible to protect sub-domains (50% additional cost per each)
  • The highest level of verification and trust.
€242 / year
Buy
GeoTrust QuickSSL Premium
GeoTrust QuickSSL Premium
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • [DV] Domain validation;
  • Can be issued quickly;
  • Suitable for private use.
€75 / year
Buy
GeoTrust True BusinessID
GeoTrust True BusinessID
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • [OV] Higher trust. Requires company verification;
  • Trust seal includes company name.
€95 / year
Buy
GeoTrust True BusinessID Wildcard
GeoTrust True BusinessID Wildcard
OV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for medium or small businesses and websites accepting payments.
WC
Subdomain protection: *.example.com or *.mail.example.com
  • [OV] Higher trust. Requires company verification;
  • [WC] Secures primary domain name and all of its subdomains.
€440 / year
Buy
GeoTrust True BusinessID with EV
GeoTrust True BusinessID with EV
EV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for large brands.
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • [EV] Your company name in the certificate information;
  • The highest level of verification and trust.
€250 / year
Buy
DigiCert Secure Site
DigiCert Secure Site
OV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for medium or small businesses and websites accepting payments.
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • [OV] Higher trust. Requires company verification;
  • Trust seal includes company name.
€434 / year
Buy
DigiCert Secure Site with EV
DigiCert Secure Site with EV
EV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for large brands.
  • [EV] Your company name in the certificate information;
  • The highest level of verification and trust.
€1056 / year
Buy

Who would benefit from an SSL Certificate with Wildcard subdomain protection (WC)

An SSL Certificate with Wildcard (WC) protects the main domain and all of its subdomains of the same level.

For example, one certificate from WC can be used for example.com, shop.example.com, support.example.com, news.example.com, and so on.

Who would benefit from an SSL Certificate with Wildcard subdomain protection (WC)

What are SSL Certificates with subdomain protection?

DV certificate with domain validation is recommended for small and medium-sized sites that do not accept payments.
OV-certificate is recommended for websites with payment acceptance, medium and large companies.

Why might your website need an SSL certificate
with subdomain support?

Cost effective

Cost effective

It's cheaper to install a wildcard (WC) certificate than to buy individual SSLs if you have many subdomains.

Easier to manage

Easier to manage

One certificate – one installation and one renewal for a domain and its subdomains.

Easily connect new subdomains

Easily connect new subdomains

You can create a subdomain at the protected level anytime and it will automatically be covered by SSL.

Answers to your questions

What is a Wildcard SSL Certificate (WC)?
Is it possible to issue a wildcard certificate for different subdomain levels?
How to order an SSL Certificate with subdomain protection?