Free SSL (Lets Encrypt) Installation on WordPress Hosting

Last modified: April 3, 2020
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Note: Make sure that your domain name DNS is pointed to WordPress server as provided in the activation form before starting installing the free SSL. You can check the DNS for your domain using the online tools such as DNS Checker  or intoDNS

1. Login to your Plesk Control Panel as provided in the hosting Activation Form. As per Figure 1.1:

WP-Lets encrypt-Login Plesk Control Panel
Login Plesk Control Panel

Figure 1.1

2. Enable the SSL on your domain.

  • Go to > Hosting Setting in Plesk. As shown in Figure 2.1:
WP-Lets encrypt-Hosting Setting
Open Hosting Setting

Figure 2.1

  • Make sure both the “SSL/TLS Support “and “Permanent SEO-safe 301 redirect from HTTP to HTTPS “ are Enabled. As shown in Figure 2.2, and then Click On OK to save the settings.
WP-Lets encrypt-ok for Save the settings
Save the settings

Figure 2.2

3. Install (Let’s Encrypt) on your Domain:

  • Go to (Let’s Encrypt) feature in your Plesk. As shown in Figure 3.1:
WP-Lets encrypt-install(Let's Encrypt)
Install Let’s Encrypt

Figure 3.1

  • Select the check boxes for the www.  and webmail., then click on Install. As shown in Figure 3.2 and Figure 3.3:
WP-Lets encrypt-Website & Domain
Select check boxes for www. and webmail the install

Figure 3.2

WP-Lets encrypt-check boxfor website
Installation the domain

Figure 3.3

4. The SSL has been installed on your domain you can test by browsing your domain with https://yourdomain.casbay.com as per the example below in Figure 4.1:

WP-Lets encrypt-installation successful
Test by browsing your domain

 

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