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CM HTTPS SSL (CMHTTPS) - How To - Generate Free SSL Certificate Within Plugin


Generating an SSL Certificate Within Plugin

Generate a Certificate

The CM HTTPS SSL WordPress plugin generates a free certificate from Let's Encrypt for you


What is an SSL Certificate?

SSL (Secure Socket Layer) is a method used to secure private data like credit cards, usernames, and passwords that are transferred over the Internet. When a website is secured with SSL or its successor, TLS (Transport Layer Security). I t enables  HTTPS in their URL address. HTTPS can be understood as HTTP Secure.

To enable HTTPS on your website, you will need to first obtain an SSL Certificate (Secure Socket Layer) and install it.


Generating SSL Certificate

Head to the Certificate tab.

Click on Generate free certificate.

Refresh the page, then click the download button. You will receive the certificate as a .zip file.


What is The Next Step?

Upon gaining your SSL certificate you will need to install it. There are different ways to install an SSL certificate. As mentioned above, some hosting providers will offer free or paid SSL certificates, in which case the SSL can be installed through a few clicks in the Admin Panel.

Learn more: CM HTTPS SSL (CMHTTPS) - How To - Install Certificate


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