Knowledgebase: Hosting Glossary
Dedicated IP
Posted by Head Nerd in Charge on 30 October 2005 01:53 PM

An IP address dedicated to a single website.  Dedicated IP is required for use of an SSL Certificate.  SSL Certificates are needed when you intend to securely sell items online.
It has been said by SEO (Search Engine Optimization) experts that having a dedicated IP address increases your rankings.  However, there is much skepticism regarding this and there are many different opinions availableon this topic.

We can only safely say that having a dedicated IP cannot hurt anything, but it can potentially help.

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