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How to install Lets Encrypt Free SSL Certificate

Last updated on December 11th, 2020 at 10:05 am

How to install Lets Encrypt Free SSL Certificate

Login to the Cpanel

Under security


Click on Lets Encrypt icon


Go to issue Certificate Section


Click on Issue against your domain or subdomain you wish to secure

Tick appropriate actions including where to include the SSL /wildcard options/sub


domain option

Then Click issue button

  • Now, on cPanel, go to File Manager>>public_html folder. On your top right, click Settings>>Show Hidden Files then Save.
  • Check for a file called .htaccess and add the following code at the top and Save

RewriteEngine On

RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off

RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301]

Note: If you are installing the Let’s Encrypt SSL on a subdomain, instead of navigating to File Manager >> public_html folder as described in step 6, you will navigate to the root folder of the subdomain. The same applies to Addon domains. Simply put, where your website files will reside is where you place the .htaccess file after installing Let’s Encrypt

  • Now that You have installed Let’s Encrypt, access the site and confirm it’s on https!
  • You have successfully installed the SSL certificate for your website.

In case of any error kindly contact support

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