Let’s Encrypt

Installing an SSL certificate on MediaTemple

Upon generating your Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate within Really Simple SSL (step-by-step instructions here), you will have received three files: CRT, KEY and CABUNDLE. These files have to be uploaded in your MediaTemple Dashboard, after which your site will be secured with SSL. Login to

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Generate an SSL certificate with Let’s Encrypt

Most hosting providers will provide you with an SSL certificate. Really Simple SSL attempts to detect and enforce the installed SSL certificate automatically. If your hosting provider does not offer free SSL certificates, but does allow for the installation of third-party SSL certificates: you can

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OCSP Stapling

OCSP Stapling OCSP stands for Online Certificate Status Protocol. It is a tool to check the certificate status in real-time. When a user visits your site, an OCSP request is generally made to the Certificate Authority that issued the SSL certificate. This is done to

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