How To Get An SSL/HTTPS Certificate forever and for free !

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How To Get An SSL/HTTPS Certificate forever and for free !

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hola !

https/ssl is an important technology for any website that is providing online shopping or storing important data

https encrypts all of the site’s data, so if anyone hacked your network due to poor security, ssl protects all your information on the server by encrypting it

also the green pad that this technology provides makes the site look more professional, statistics have proven that customers have more trust in website’s that are using a secure connection

the protocol have proven to be very effective with search engine optimization (seo)

so if you have a shop, or a simple blog like mine, this article is going to be very useful for you i’ll be giving you an easy way to get a free ssl/https certificate forever !

let’s get down to business

1

the first thing you wanna do is going to https://www.sslforfree.com/ 

put your domain name on the bar that is clearly shown in the image

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2

Click on the manual Verification button

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3

click on the retry manual verification

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download these two files

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go to  cpanel and open file manager.. move to the public_html directory

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create a file named .well-known

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navigate to the file .well-known using the path search and create another file named acme-challenge

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after that, upload the two files that you already downloaded to the acme-challenge file

next step is getting the cert

go back to the site and click on Download SSL Certificate

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you will get three box’s with strange codes in them, don’t panic, these codes are your website certificate which looks like this

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go back to your cpanel and go for the ssl/TLS under the security category

and click on manage ssl sites

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ok, now do you remember those weird codes you got at the beginning ? (the certificate)

i already numbered them above

copy them and paste them into the empty box’s you see here (in your cpanel)

now after you put everything to it’s right place click on the install certificate button

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and you’re done Now your website can be browsed through ssl/https protocol for free and forever !

here’s a video tutorial

see you on my next post !

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