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  1. AssetDomains

    AssetDomains Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone here used a EV SSL Certificate on a site did it increase conversions at all.

    Just picked one up In the NameCheap black Friday sale cracking discount so thought its worth a punt.

    With most browsers dropping the full green background now though not sure if they still carry the same credibility
     
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  3. lazarus

    lazarus Well-Known Member Exclusive Member

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    Hi, yes I use EV SSL's from NameCheap, I use their EV by (Geotrust) with 5 Extra SAN's
    One thing about EV is it can take awhile to get set up and you have to jump through hoops to get verified, But its a good thing for the consumer as this stops rouge websites / companies obtaining them.


    I can not tell on the before and after conversions as the sites are growing steadily year on year,but it sure does look much better then a normal SSL.

    I am not sure the average consumer would know what an SSL with Extended Validation is..

    Thanks for letting me know about the black friday deal, I need to renew them in the next month :)
     
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    We haven't bothered yet, mostly because in the UK we can't "prove" a Trading Name and we'd rather have the brand name show in the bar than the name of the company. If anyone knows a way around this, I'd appreciate a heads up. The providers I've dealt with haven't been very helpful.
     
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    lazarus Well-Known Member Exclusive Member

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    Yes due to transparency , I have to have "xxxxxx Ltd [GB]" in the bar. across all my sites that are trading as zzzzzz, I don't see this ever changing.
     
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    AssetDomains Well-Known Member

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    I managed to pick up the Ltd company that matches my domain so Ok on that front
    The namecheap deal was on comodo EV SSL
    Filled out a load of forms and comodo have told me I need to be listed in D&B which I don't seem to be yet even though there site says it should happen automatically when a company is incorporated.
    God knows why they cant just validate against companies house details
     
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    lazarus Well-Known Member Exclusive Member

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    Looks like namescheap are discontinuing the GeoTrust EV on the 30th of NOV, I have just renewed in time and got a two year deal.

    The DUNS number is a pain.. Make sure everything matches up on DUNS, Company House and Whois... for validation to go through smoothly.

    They directly call you too to validate any telephone numbers.
     
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    AssetDomains Well-Known Member

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    Didn't think about the whois I'll get that updated as well thanks