Add a Lets Encrypt SSL certificate

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Once you have found the Lets Encrypt button in your Hosting Control Panel it is very easy to install a Lets Encrypt SSL certificate for use with your website and email.

There are however some additional changes you should make when you add an SSL certificate - see below.

The illustrations in this article apply to the cPanel Hosting Control Panel.

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How to add an SSL certificate

After signing into the cPanel Hosting Control Panel, a Lets Encrypt SSL Certificate can be added in three simple steps.

Recommended changes when you add an SSL certificate

After adding an SSL certificate to your website you should make some changes to:

  • the configuration of your website's Joomla! CMS, and
  • any Search Engine and Social Media accounts you use in connection with your website (here we focus on Google).

if your web marketing strategy is to fully benefit from the move from HTTP to HTTPS.

 

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