How to secure your WordPress with free HTTPS using Let's encrypt

Let’s Encrypt for SSL Domain
Let's Encrypt is a certificate authority that provides free X.509 certificates for Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption via an automated process designed to eliminate the current complex process of manual creation, validation, signing, installation, and renewal of certificates for secure websites. On Plesk, you can create free HTTPS domain by using Let’s encrypt. 

1. To create the Let’s encrypt you can simply click on “Let’s encrypt” icon on Plesk dashboard.

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2. You need to fill in the email address to let “Let’s Encrypt” sent CA to selected email address. Click install once you have fill in the E-mail address.

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3. Once you click install, you could view your certificate at Website & Domain > SSL/TLS Certificates.

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Manually upload certificates (Comodo, GeoTrust or Thawte)

Comodo, GeoTrust or Thawte is the paid SSL Certificate that you can get at Myduniahosting. 

4. If you subscribe the certificate above, you can upload manually at Websites & Domain > SSL/TLS certificates.

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5. Click on “Choose File” and browse to SSL certificate that you subscribe and click “upload certificate”.

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6. After finish the upload, you could view list of SSL cert on SSL/TLS Certificates dashboard.


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