From Really Simple SSL 5.0 onward you can install a Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate on your WordPress website. Please remember your hosting provider might block this installation. For example, if they offer a free SSL certificate already, or if they block the installation because they only offer a paid SSL certificate.
Generation and Installation
Installing an SSL certificate consists of two steps: first, you’ll need to generate one. This can be done automatically on most configurations. If the second step (installation) can be done automatically, depends on your server configuration. Really Simple SSL supports automatic installation on
Please also note, a free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate should be renewed every 60-90 days. If automatic installation is not possible, you’ll need to install the renewed certificate each 90 days manually.
Our Really Simple SSL Wizard will guide you through this process, and support is always available if needed. Below you will find configurations per hosting provider to make life even easier.
Cloudways offers free installation of Let’s Encrypt by API with Really Simple SSL. Just choose Cloudways as your hosting provider and we will install a certificate automatically.
Hostgator’s SSL certificates are activated by default. If this is not the case on rare occasions, you can enable SSL in your hosting panel (cPanel) with AutoSSL.
Contabo’s SSL certificates are activated by default. If this is not the case on rare occasions, you can enable SSL in your hosting panel (cPanel) with AutoSSL.
WPMUDevAutomatically added via Let’s Encrypt.
Free PositiveSSL certificate for one year