SSL hostname SNI vs SSL?


What’s the different between the and certificates? Why do pro websites use the ssl vs sni hostname?


On the cert itself there’s no difference. It’s just used for record keeping on our end


What’s difference between ssl and sni labeled certs


I’m not an expert on it, but our FAQ has some useful info:

Yes, there are subtle differences that are typically should not be noticeable by your clients. The biggest difference is that Universal SSL uses SNI which is a relatively newer technology than what is used for our paid SSL. This can typically cause issues with older OS or browsers. This is explained through this FAQ.