SSL is not just a security certificate to keep your user’s data safe now it is also a Google ranking factor and for e-commerce websites it’s necessary to use it according to the law. So at HostKro, we provide Free SSL certificates with all our web hosting plans and in this article, I will tell you how to install a free SSL certificate on your website.
What is SSL Certificate?
SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer, a global standard security technology that enables encrypted communication between a web browser and a web server. Whenever someone visits your website they will see the label “connection is secure” before your website URL in the browser but if you don’t have it on your website then users will see a warning “not secure” which is create a bad image of your website in users mind also it opens a gate for hackers to easily enter into your website.
If you bought hosting for your website from HostKro then congratulations you can install an SSL certificate for free on your website in just a few clicks. So Without wasting any time let’s see How to install a free SSL certificate in cPanel.
How To Install A Free SSL Certificate
Installing the free SSL certificate on your website is very simple just follow the below-mentioned steps.
- Login to the cPanel (How to login to cPanel)
- Click on the Let’s Encrypt option in the security section
- Now click on the issue button next to the domain on which you want to install free SSL certificate.
- Now again click on the issue button which is available in the bottom of the page
- That is it Free SSL certificate is successfully installed on your website.
This is how to install a free SSL certificate on your website.
FAQ – How To Install A Free SSL Certificate on Your Website
Why is Using SSL important?
SSL is important because it helps establish a secure connection between a website and its visitors. It ensures that sensitive information, such as personal data and financial details, is encrypted and cannot be intercepted by malicious actors.
Do all websites need an SSL certificate?
It is highly recommended for all websites to have an SSL certificate, especially those that collect sensitive information from visitors, such as login credentials or payment details. Even if a website doesn’t handle sensitive data, having SSL can improve trust, and search engine rankings, and protect against certain vulnerabilities.
Can SSL improve search engine rankings?
Yes, SSL can potentially improve search engine rankings. In 2014, Google announced that SSL would be considered a ranking signal, giving secure websites a slight advantage in search results.
Conclusion – How To Install A Free SSL Certificate
In this article I shared the step-by-step guide to installing an SSL certificate for free on your website if you have any doubts just let me know through the comment section and also if you find this article useful share it on social media to help others.