How to test your SSL certificate

Some people might think, that if webpage has SSL certificate – it is 100% safe to browse it.

Website owners might think, that having SSL certificate guarantees them secure way of data transmission from visitor to their server.

Sometimes it might not be true, I’m afraid!

SSL protocol depends on special libraries and has different ways of encrypting data, that is being transferred. Some protocols are safe and some are not so safe. Some protocols are accepted by old browsers and some might not be accepted. Do you think you are able to track and test everything?

Luckily there is a great online tool for checking your webpage’s SSL certificate:

While this tool is heavy and does a lot of checks, here are 2 more tools, which does not check as much, as the one from SSL Labs, but will do basic stuff and work way faster!