Guide for Installing Free SSL in 5 minutes.
Why SSL required
If you don’t have SSL ( Secured Sockets Layer) certificate installed on your website, then all browsers will show warning
See this is another type of warning
If you don’t have SSL then it’s NOT easy to build trust for your website.
There are 2 types of SSL .
In this article we’re concentrating on FREE ssl installation.
Step 1 : visit https://www.sslforfree.com/ and enter your domain/subdomain where you want to install SSL.
Step 2. Login to your Cpanel Account.
See You have 3 ways to validate that domain belongs to you.
1.Automatic FTP verification
3.Manual Verification(DNS record)
Here we’re implementing 2nd way , which easy.
Step 3:Now, Go to File Manager and navigate to location .
Step 4. Now you will see below screen on ssl website
Step 5: Now create folder in file manager named “.well-known”
Step 6: Go to that folder and create another one named “acme-challenge”
Step 7: Upload downloaded files in “acme-challenge”.
Step 8: Now Click on Download SSL Certificate.
Step 9: Press Back and go to Cpanel Main and Search for SSL
and Click on SSL , first option
Step 10: Scroll down to end and click on “Manage SSL sites.”
Step 11: Navigate to end You will see below screen
Step 12: Select domain or Just Paste details given by SSLforFree.com
Step 13: Now you will get autofill by certificate option
Click on that option.
Step 14: Scroll down and click on Install Now.
Step 15: Now your SSL is installed it is valid from Today to next 90 days (3 Months)
Step 16: When your SSL is expired. It will again start showing you warnings. That why Just signup for ssl for free.
Step 17: See login button on Left corner of SSLforfree.com website
Step 18: Create a Account , if you don’t have . and Log in.
Step 19: Done! You will get notification before a week of expiring SSL. Just go and renew , when you’ll receive notification.
Step 20: If you have followed above steps . You have just saved minimum 699/-