How can I add an SSL certificate to my domain/website?

To add an SSL certificate to your domain name or website, please follow the instructions below.

Please note: SSL certificates are not available to purchase in conjunction with InstantSite packages.

Please note: If you are purchasing an SSL certificate for your shared hosting package, we will automatically install the certificate for you and you will only need to carry out steps 2 and 5. If you are purchasing an SSL certificate as a standalone product, you will need to install the certificate yourself and you will need to carry out all 5 steps.

Step 1 of 5

Generate a CSR. For instructions on how to do this, please select your Webserver from the options below:

Apache (OpenSSL)

IIS 7

cPanel

Plesk

Step 3 of 5

Install your SSL certificate. For instructions on how to do this, please select your Webserver from the options below:

Apache (OpenSSL)

IIS 7

Plesk

cPanel

 

Step 4 of 5

Back up your SSL certificate & private key. For instructions on how to do this, please select your Webserver from the options below:

Apache (OpenSSL)

IIS 7

Plesk