Really Simple SSL

Install a Free SSL Certificate with Really Simple SSL

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.

The Let’s Encrypt Wizard

Really Simple SSL skips the wizard if a valid SSL certificate is detected. If, for any reason, you need to enter the wizard or rerun the wizard you can do so by entering your domain below.

Accessing the Let’s Encrypt Wizard

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 and , if either the API is accessible, or shell functionality is available. To use shell functionality you’ll need an add-on, instructions will appear in your dashboard. If automatic installation is not available, you can install the certificate manually, if allowed by your hosting company. 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.

Hosting Providers

Cloudways

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

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

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.

WPMUDev

Automatically added via Let’s Encrypt.

Namecheap

Free PositiveSSL certificate for one year

XXL Hosting

Automatically added via Let’s Encrypt.

iPage

OVH

Hostway

Hostpapa

A2 Hosting

Strato

Byethost

Ventraip

Siteground

Dreamhost

Bluehost

WP Engine

Flywheel

Fatcow

Inmotion

WPX

GreenGeeks

Hostdash

Fisthost

Fasthosts.co.uk

Digitalocean

IONOS

Pressable

Register.lk

GoDaddy Managed Hosting

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