How to add free ssl to website

Below are the steps to add Https to your website for free

  1. Go to https://www.sslforfree.com and enter your domain name. For example itgiggs.in

2. Click Manual verification option from the three options available. Then hit the Manually verify Domain button.

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3. Download the 2 verification files by clicking the links that appear as shown below.

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create a folder “.well-known“. Create another folder named “acme-challenge” inside the “.well-known” folder. Now copy both of the files you just downloaded inside the “acme-challenge” folder. Now upload the “.well-known” folder to the root of your website.

Verify your domain by clicking the links in step 5 as shown above.

Now, click the Download SSL Certificate button .

4. Go to the cpanel of your website, find SSL/TLS Management section. Click add ssl certificate, select the domain you want to add ssl.

5. Now copy the contents Certificate, Private KEY & CA Bundle in the respective sections and proceed.

Congratulations you have successfully added a free SSL Certificate to your website.

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