I am trying to make my site HTTPS due to SEO and integration support with websites such as facebook. For this, I need to purchase an SSL certificate. But I saw control panel & WHM gives me option to have free SSL certificate (AutoSSL), issued by cPanel, Inc. Certification Authority.
Now, I have to decide whether to use the free SSL (AutoSSL) or use a paid certificate.
One major difference I could see is that AutoSSL have shorter validity where as paid one can have more validity. I don't think this is an issue, as the free SSL auto renews near expiry. As i understand, same encryption is provided by both AutoSSL and paid SSL. But AutoSSL may not have warranty, which I don't feel as an issue.
As my intention is just to make one website secure using https, primarily for SEO and integration with websites like facebook, I believe AutoSSL is fine for me as it saves money.
Is my understanding wrong or any negatives in using AutoSSL over paid SSL?
Note: mine is not something like an ecommerce website where Organisation Validation and Extended Validation may be desired which paid ssl may only offer. I am ok with domain validation which AutoSSL offers.