How to get Free SSL Certificate [ Easy Step By Step Guide for 2020 ]


How to get Free SSL Certificate [ Easy Step By Step Guide for 2020 ]

How to get Free SSL Certificate

If you have recently started a website and you don't have SSL certificate in your website then you know the importance of it.

What is SSL Certificate

SSL stands for Secure socket layer. SSL is help you to change your website from http to https. SSL is added to Website to achieve extra level of security by encryption method.

Google also consider https more reliable and get easily rank by Google on their search engine. In Chrome you can website with Green padlock with   

https://example.com

How to get free SSL Certificate


1. Sign up on CloudFlare

Cloudflare Login

Go to CloudFlare.com and Signed up by email.

2. Add  your website


Click on Add site button.
Add your website address and click Add site.

3. Select Plan


Select any plan as per your need but Free Plan is mostly work well for all.

4. Configure DNS Records


Once your site is added you can see DNS Record page.
If you see Orange Cloud next to your domain name. That means the configuration is correct and click to continue.

5. Change your Nameservers


In this step you need to change your Nameservers with CloudFlare. For this go to the hosting provider Account and find Nameservers settings.


Copy the CloudFlare Nameservers and Save the settings.
Come back to CloudFlare and click on Continue. However it will take "24 hours to configure your website" by CloudFlare.

6. Set up SSL of your website


After Nameserver changed successfully.
Then goto Crypto page and you will SSL status active and on side of this you can
You can see drop box and select Full options.

7. Redirect Website to https


This is last step for this SSL. Simply on Crypto page scroll down and you can see
"Always use HTTPS" Options just  ON that option. 

It redirects your all website request automatically to the https.This process take some time.


Once it done you go to any page of your website and check address starting with https:// and with all process are completed and you're all ready to go with websites.

How to get Free SSL Certificate [ Easy Step By Step Guide for 2020 ] How to get Free SSL Certificate [ Easy Step By Step Guide for 2020 ] Reviewed by HostTeach on April 06, 2020 Rating: 5

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