InMotion Hosting Support Center

Install SSL before I have my domain pointed

Category: Ssl

n/a Points
2013-10-27 5:05 pm EST

Hits: 1,201
Can I purchase (through InMotion) and install a dedicated SSL before I change DNS for my domain? I'm trying to develop an eCommerce WordPress site and want to get it all working before I change the DNS to point to the new site... which means my InMotion site does not have its real domain yet.

You must login before you can ask a follow up question.

You must login before you can submit an answer.



40,028 Points
2013-10-28 9:03 am EST

Thank you for your question today. Yes, you may purchase an SSL certificate and have it installed on your server before pointing the domain to our nameservers. You would simply need to do a temporary hosts file modification in order to test it, however.

Kindest Regards,
Scott M

You must login before you can post a comment about this answer.

Like this Question?

Need more Help?


Ask the Community!

Get help with your questions from our community of like-minded hosting users and InMotion Hosting Staff.

Current Customers

Chat: Click to Chat Now E-mail:
Call: 888-321-HOST (4678) Ticket: Submit a Support Ticket

Not a Customer?

Get web hosting from a company that is here to help. Sign up today!