Latests way to Install and Activate SSL Certificate On your Website (2018)

SSL is easy:

Want to quickly “Install and Activate an SSL certificate to your website”. Don’t worry I will help you,  make sure that you have a fully working website. If you have some problem then don’t worry, you are like me. In this post, I tell you everything about SSL certificate how to install, activate and how i fix my problems after install SSL certificate. Also, I point some mistake that i make when i make SSL for my site.

 

Understand what is an SSL Certificate?

SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer. SSL Certificates validate your website’s identity and encrypt the information visitors send to, or receive from, your site. This keeps thieves from spying on any exchange between you and your customer.

Also, it’s an SEO facet for google. To rank high in google search engine Install SSL certificate on your site. means more security on googles eye.

Why SSL is so impotent now ?

In January 2017, Google mark HTTP pages that collect passwords or credit cards as non-secure, as part of a long-term plan to mark all HTTP sites as non-secure. Google search engine see the https: on your site and it helps to grow your audience. Many of new browser will not open your site if you don’t have an SSL Certificat on your site.

Now let’s talk about how you get a quickly  Install and Activate SSL Certificate on your site. I brake in 3 parts to make it simple and easy.

Sign Up And Configure A Install SSL Certificate Account On Cloudflare.com

1. Open https://www.cloudflare.com/sign-up.

2. Put your email address and chose a password for your account.
3. Add Your website URL without HTTP.
4. Select free Plan and click confirm the plan.
5. Don’t change anything just click Continue.
6. Copy new name servers for using it later.

7. The next impotent thing is changing SSL Full to Flexible.

 

  Set name servers for Activate SSL Certificate in your domain

  • Login into your hosting account or c-panel.
  • Go to the DNS Management page.
  • On the DNS Management page, under Nameservers, click Change.
  • Now Choose your name server type, select Default or Custom. But if you are
    using c-panel then go to domain settings and click name server.
  • After that Click “add new nameserver” button and paste name servers
    which is provided by cloudflayer.
  • Now delete the Default name server.
  • After replacing nameserver Click Save or Update.

NOTE: If you make any change in DNS it takes 24hour to see the changes

Install WordPress plugin and configuration

Install a WordPress plugin called “Really simple SSL” and activate it.

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