SSL Certificates are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organization’s details. When you install SSL certificate on a web server, it activates the padlock and the https protocol and allows secured connections from a web server to a browser. Typically, an SSL is used to secure credit card transactions, data transfer and logins. Nowadays it has also become essential to install an SSL certificate on WordPress and this video takes you through the step on how to install SSL certificate on WordPress Hosting.
ResellerClub aims to offer various security features for a website through its SSL certificate plans that can be easily installed and issued. ( ).
With Google updating its Chrome web browser to Chrome 68 so as to flag all HTTP websites and move towards a secure HTTPS web by default, it thus becomes essential to install SSL certificate for your website.
To know how to install SSL on WordPress Hosting packages for a domain hosted on it, you need to first purchase an SSL. You can purchase an SSL from your Reseller Account or from any SSL provider.
To install SSL on WordPress Hosting ( ), it first needs to be issued. To do so, after the order is placed you need to generate a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) from the WordPress Control Panel for the hosting package. To generate CSR, please follow the steps mentioned below:
Login to the WordPress Control Panel for the domain ( )
Click on “More”
Click on Manage SSL
Click on Click to Begin option under Generate / View Certificate Signing Request (CSR)
Enter the details and click on “Click to Generate CSR”
Note: Please ensure that the email address being used is a valid one as the certificate will be issued on this email address.
After the CSR is generated, you need to provide the CSR to the SSL provider for the SSL to be issued. If the SSL is purchased under your Reseller Account, you can go to the overview page of the order and click on “Issue Certificate”. Enter the CSR on the page and select the verification Email to be used for verification of the SSL. You can select any one of the following Emails:
Admin Email for the domain visible on the whois lookup
On submitting the CSR you will receive a verification Email on the Email address mentioned while submitting the CSR. You can complete the verification process and the SSL will be issued. It takes 24 hours for the SSL to be issued.
Once you receive the SSL, you can install the SSL certificate on WordPress Hosting by following the steps mentioned below:
Login to the WordPress Control Panel for the domain
Click on “More”
Click on Manage SSL
Click on “Click to Begin” option under Install a valid Digital Certificate option.
Copy and Paste the SSL and click on “Submit to Install”.
Go back to Manage SSL section on the WordPress dashboard and click on “Click on Begin” under “Activate Certificate on Blog” section.
Click on “Click to Activate Certificate”.
After installing the SSL, it takes 30 to 40 minutes to reflect on the server.
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