Configure your DigiCert Smart Seal or Norton seal

DigiCert Secure Site Pro and Secure Site TLS/SSL certificates come with the two most recognized trust marks on the web: DigiCert Smart Seal and Norton seal*. Use one of these premium site seals to display proof of trust on your site. Site seals are available in your CertCentral account.

*If you choose to display the Norton seal on your website, please note that the Norton seal is available until October 16, 2023. If you have questions or concerns about using the Norton seal, please contact your account manager or our support team.

Before you begin

Make sure DigiCert has issued your certificate, and you have the certificate's order number. Site seals are tied to the issued certificate order. You can only access the site seal from your issued certificate's Order # details page.

Previewing site seal and information page changes

Site seal and information page changes may take up to two hours to appear on your website. DigiCert recommends using the preview features included on the Site seal page to preview your modifications rather than waiting for them to appear on your website.

Company logos

The DigiCert Smart Seal allows you to add your company logo to the site seal. Before you upload your company logo, make sure it is formatted correctly:

  • File format must be SVG Tiny Portable/Secure file.
    Learn how to render this file type.
  • The image should have a square aspect ratio (1:1).
  • Use non-transparent backgrounds.
  • Center the image.
    A centered image displays optimally in a circle.

DigiCert must approve company logos

You can upload your company logo to your certificate order. Preview it in your site seal hover-over effect and animation so you can see how it will appear. Then save your site seal configuration.

However, DigiCert must approve your company logo before it appears in the DigiCert Smart Seal on your website.

Your company logo must:

  • Accurately represent the organization as listed on the certificate
  • Not contain obscene or pornographic images
  • Not contain profanity or offensive language

The Smart Seal animation works without your logo. Once approved, the Smart Seal on your website updates automatically to include your logo.

Site seal information page

When you click on the DigiCert Smart Seal or Norton seal*, you see additional details about the domain, the organization, the TLS/SSL certificate, and the validation.

Secure Site and Secure Site Pro certificates allow you to add information to the site seal information page. This additional information enables site visitors to see the steps you are taking to ensure your website is secure:

  • Blocklist check
  • Whether your CT log monitoring is enabled
  • Malware scan date
  • PCI compliance scan date
  • How long you've been a DigiCert customer.

CT Log monitoring

CT log monitoring is only available for Secure Site Pro certificates. Before you can add CT log monitoring to your site seal's information page, you must enable CT log monitoring for your certificate order.

PCI compliance scan

PCI compliance scan is only available for Secure Site Pro and Secure Site EV certificates. Before you can add the PCI compliance scan to your site seal's information page, you must enable the Vulnerability assessment service for your certificate order.

Configure your DigiCert Smart Seal or Norton seal*

DigiCert Smart Seal features: Choose the seal size, enable a hover effect, enable animation, add your company logo, and configure the site seal information page.

Norton seal features*: Choose the seal size and configure the site seal information page.

  1. In your CertCentral account, in the left main menu, go to Certificates > Orders.

  1. On the Orders page, in the Order # column, click the certificate's order number link.

  1. On the Order # details page, click Site Seal.

  1. Select a seal image

    On the Site Seal page, under Select a seal image, select your site seal image: DigiCert or Norton*.

  1. Size

    In the Configure the seal section under Size, select your site seal size: small, medium, or large.

  1. Animation – DigiCert Smart Seal only

    The Norton seal does not include the animation features.

    Use the Preview feature to review all Smart Seal animation changes before applying them to your website.

    1. Add a hover effect to your site seal*
      To add a hover effect to your site seal, check Enable.
      When visitors hover on the seal, it will magnify and display additional details.
      *Note: The hover effect is required to use the autoplay and logo features.
    2. Animate the site seal
      To animate the site seal, check Enable.
      When visitors come to your site, the seal will slowly evolve between the seal and the additional details.
    3. Add your company logo to the site seal
      To add your company logo to your site seal, check Enable.
      Then, click Upload logo.
  1. Site seal information page

    Secure Site and Secure Site Pro certificates allow you to add additional information to the site seal information page. To Preview your changes, you must first click Save changes. If you don't, the preview will not show your recent changes.

    1. Malware scan
      To add the date of the most recently completed malware scan, check Enable. Site visitors can see that you monitor your website for viruses and malware.
    2. CT log monitoring
      To add the date that you enabled CT log monitoring for your website's domain, check Enable. Site visitors can see that you monitor the transparency logs allowing you to act quickly if a bad actor issues a certificate for your domain.
    3. Blocklist
      To add the date of the most recently completed blocklist check, check Enable. Site visitors can see your business is clear from government and country-specific blocklists.
    4. PCI compliance scan
      To add the date of the most recently completed PCI compliance scan, check Enable. Site visitors can see that you monitor your website to ensure it is compliant with PCI DDS Standards.
    5. Verified customer
      To display how long you've been a DigiCert customer, check Enable. Site visitors can see how long you've been using one of the most trusted names in TLS/SSL certificates to protect your sites.
  1. When you are ready, click Save configuration.

Site seal changes may take up to two hours to appear on your website.

What's next

Use the options in the Do you need to install your site seal? section to get the site seal code so you can share it with those who will put the site seal on your website. When you email the code, we send all the code to you (HTML and JavaScript).

Items to note:

  • Site seal modifications may take up to two hours to appear on your website.
  • The site seal code only works on domains included in the TLS/SSL certificate order.
  • When you add your logo or replace an existing logo, remember that DigiCert must approve your company logo before it appears in the site seal on your website.
    Note: You don't need to wait for logo approval to install the site seal code on your website. Your logo will appear in the site seal on your website when it is approved.
  • If you already installed the site seal code on your site and modified the hover effect or switched site seal images, you need to reinstall the site seal code on your website.

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