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How To Add Free SSL Certificate In WordPress In 2019

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This topic is must important as Google Chrome has started to warn users when they browse any websites without SSL installed on it from 2017.

It means that if your website is without SSL certificate, your viewers will be greeted with the “Not Secure” message. Google will mark every websites without SSL certificate as not secure website.

For Example:

How To Add Free SSL Certificate In WordPress In 2019
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This is seriously not good for any blogs or websites. You will see huge drop in your traffic or let’s say the users who are using Google Chrome won’t be interested to browse any websites or blogs with security warning.

Google also gives priorities to those websites with SSL installed in the search result.

Let’s talk about the method to install SSL certificate in your website and that also for free of cost. Let’s Encrypt is providing free SSL certificate. Let’s Encrypt is a project by Internet Security Research Group. ISRG is getting funding from number of big companies like Google, Mozilla and etc.

How To Add Free SSL Certificate In WordPress In 2019

These days several hosting companies offer in built support for Let’s Encrypt’s free ssl integration. You can easily install it by providing your domain name and the email address.

Meanwhile, If your hosting doesn’t have any inbuilt support for Let’s Encrypt’s free ssl then you can take help of the SSL For Free which help you to install free ssl by Let’s Encrypt in your website.

Install free ssl on wordpress

 

You need to provide your domain name where you want to install free ssl. After supplying your domain name, you need to verify your domain name in next screen. You can do it through automatic method or through manual method.

You need to upload two files to your server so that your website can be verified and make ready to generate or download the free ssl certificate.

 

 

 

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