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How to Install LetsEncrypt Free SSL on cPanel

//How to Install LetsEncrypt Free SSL on cPanel

To install Free SSL certificate on your website using our cPanel bundle with your web hosting package, follow this guide.

Step 1 – Generate SSL certificate from LetsEncrypt.

To generate SSL certificate, we recommend you to go to https://www.sslforfree.com, which uses LetsEncrypt system to generate free SSL certificate for you.

Enter your website URL in the textbox and click “Create Free SSL Certificate”.

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Step 2 – Website Owner Verification

Now, you need to verify if you are the owner of this website using one of the three methods.

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We will use “Automatic FTP Verification” for this guide as its the most easiest way to do it.

In the next step, enter your FTP information as provided in the welcome email.

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Now click on “Download Free SSL Certification”.

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Step 4 – Creating Account

In next step, sslsforfree.com will ask you to create an account. We strongly recommend that you create an account because LetsEncrypt SSL certificates expires in 3 months (Why?). You can buy SSL certificates from us which has expiry date of 1 year.

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Next, click on Download All SSL Certificate Files. This will download a zip file containing three files.

  • certificate.crt
  • private.key
  • ca_bundle.crt

Step 5 – Installing SSL Certificate in cPanel

Login to your cPanel control panel using the login information provided in welcome email. Search for SSL certificate.

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Next, click on “Manage SSL Sites”.

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Select the Domain in which you want to install the certificate (in our case freessl.cmslauncher.cloud) and then copy / paste certificate, private key and ca bundle file contents in the three text boxes.

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Next, click on “Install Certificate”

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You will now get a confirmation – SSL Host Successful Installed.

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Step 6 – Open your SSL Website

Now, enjoy your SSL certificate, FREE of cost! (notice that green symbol of security?).

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CMS Launcher – your business hosting partner

If you are like me, and you looking for some serious and dedicated hosting company for your future business, you probably encounter many difficulties when trying to choose the best one. There are so many issues to consider like cost, storage, uptime, customer support, security, and so on. It’s easy to get lost in all the options you have to choose from, and after some time your head is full and you are probably going to give up anyway, or worse, chose wrong hosting provider and further increase your frustration, end up wasting your money and time that can be otherwise spent on building your business.

One of the most important things with hosting companies is transparency. You need to know exactly what you paying for. No hidden fees, no extra fees or tiny fonts that are hard to read. This is your first step to identify good and honest hosting provider.

Some of the questions to ask yourself:

  • Can they offer me a fast website?
  • What is my level of security with them?
  • Do I have email hosting or forwarding?
  • Are fees clear and understandable?
  • What are my upgrading options?
  • Can I try it before I buy it?
  • Is customer support here 24/7?
  • Do they offer the money back guarantee?

All these questions arise when you try to figure out what to do, and answering those questions direct you towards your final goal: A good, reliable, and durable hosting provider.

If you need to learn more about choosing a good hosting company, check our blog post here and shorten your decision-making process.

customer service

The second most important thing is a customer support. When you get in the problem, and your website is down, you need to solve this quickly. Yesterday would be nice. After some time without answers, you end up staring at the wall and asking yourself: ”is this my choice? Is this best I can do?”. And you are back at the beginning. This is why good customer support means successful business. Having someone to solve your issues as quickly and effectively is a must have for a good hosting provider.

Usually, the simplest and most straightforward way is the best approach. You can easily get lost in this forest, and the best way to cut your way through is to properly inform yourself. If you have the option to try it for free, don’t afraid to log in and give it a test drive. Start a free trial and see how it works before you decide to buy. You can try our hosting for free for 7 days by clicking here and choose a hosting plan like this one is the best way to start your website and get the feeling about it.

At the end

Brian Tracy said: “Every minute you spend in planning saves 10 minutes in execution”. I like to twist this awesome quote and say: “Every minute you spend on researching hosting companies saves you a bunch of money, time and headaches”. Also, you will be more confident and knowledgeable which is another piece of the puzzle and a good trait for a future business manager. This is why we at CMS Launcher take hosting seriously, providing our customers with well-rounded service, taking in care cost, storage, bandwidth and top notch uptime & speed. And yes, your hosting provider is not just a hosting provider, it’s a partner to your business and be sure to choose best one to work with.

What is your experience with hosting companies? What are problems you encounter? If you have a minute at your disposal, leave your thoughts in comments bellow – we would like to hear from you.

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