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What are dedicated IPs used for?

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2012-01-18 1:57 pm EST

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Tim S.
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2012-01-18 2:06 pm EST
Hi Dominic,

Thanks for posting your question. I'm more than happy to assist you. Most customers purchase a dedicated IP address for an SSL certificate. If you're unfamiliar with SSL certificates, we have a great article you can review.

Other customers believe that having a dedicated SSL can help with SEO. However, Matt Cutts who works at Google has confirmed that dedicated IP addresses do not affect PageRank. Here's a link to his blog article on dedicated IP addresses.

If you need further assistance please feel free to contact us.


Tim S

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2013-03-27 11:51 pm EST
A dedicated is used for website hosting purpose. A Dedicated IP gives your hosting account and website a unique IP address, one that's not shared by any other accounts on the same server. So if you need direct access to your site, even when your DNS records are being propagated, or are planning to add a 3rd-party SSL Certificate, a Dedicated Hosting IP may be for you.
You can check your website IP and your IP using the site .

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