How To Install SSL Through Cpanel For Your Site

How To Install SSL Through Cpanel For Your Site

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is very necessary for every blogger’s website. Because it defines the security of your website to a user. Every blogger should install this for making their visitor’s secured visit to your site. Many hosting companies take extra charges for SSL, but Ambition Host provides SSL free with its every plan.

Steps for Installing SSL For a Site From Cpanel

  1. Open your Cpanel and search for SSL/TLS status option, and open it.
  2. At SSL/TLS window you will see all your domains.
  3. Simply, Select all your domains on which you want to install SSL.
  4. At top of the page, there is an option Run Auto SSL.
  5. Click on that and under 30 seconds your SSL will successfully get installed.

Redirecting HTTP to HTTPS

After installing an SSL you must redirect HTTP to HTTPS. it is mandatory because if a user opens your site using HTTP URL then he will not see SSL on your site. So, it is compulsory that you must redirect your HTTP site to HTTPS. For doing this simply follow these simple steps –

  1. Open File Manager of your Cpanel.
  2. Search and select the .htaccess file and click on the edit button. (if you don’t find .htaccess file then enable hidden files option from settings located at the right corner)
  3. Add this simple code there –
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80
    RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://www.yourdomain.com/$1 [R,L]
  4. Change yourdomain.com with your site URL and simply save the file.
  5. Congratulations your site is successfully redirected to HTTPS secured SSL URL.

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