What is a wildcard certificate?

WildCard certificates secure domain names along with all subdomains of the domain. For example, Wildcard certificate issued to *.mydomain.com can be used to secure the following host names:

  • mydomain.com
  • www.mydomain.com
  • login.mydomain.com
  • secure.mydomain.com
  • support.mydomain.com etc.

Namecheap offers PositiveSSL WildCard, EssentialSSL Wildcard and PremiumSSL Wildcard certificates.

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