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- To check SSL on your Website :
To check SSL on your Website :
Now if you go to your website and you see this not secure message on your browser It means that you do not have SSL. Now if you want to change this message into the secure lock symbol You need to get an SSL for your website. So this will make your visitors trust your website.
If you want more information about this website then click here. So let’s get started We’re going to get a free SSL in just few steps below are:
Step 1: To Create an account
On a website called Cloudflare’ So this is a website that is going to give us the free SSL. So for create the account let’s go to cloudflare.com And then click on sign up. Now enter your email And password And click create an account.
Okay so now our account is created Next let’s go to step two.
Step 2: Add your website to this account
So only enter your website name And then click add site after that click Next.
Now you have to select the free plan And click confirm then scroll down And click continue. Okay so now website has been added to Cloudflare. So next let’s go to step three.
Step 3: Change your nameservers
So we need to add these nameservers To your domain So to add these nameservers. So firstly you have to login your domain provider’s website. So to find out your domain provider Just click on I need help changing my nameservers.
Now you can see that your domain is provided by GoDaddy.So to add these nameservers First let’s login to GoDaddy.
Step 4: Sign In on GoDaddy
So we’ll open a new window And then go to godaddy.com.Now click sign in And then sign in into your account.
Okay so here you have the same domain which we added to Cloudflare.
Step 5: To change the nameservers
Now if you want to change the nameservers of this domain then Just click DNS.
Now scroll down to nameservers And click change Now click here.
And select custom-like below here.
Now here you have to enter the details which are provided in Cloudflare. So let’s go there And then copy the first link and paste it here. Then copy this one and paste it now click save. So now we have successfully added the nameservers To our domain.Now let’s go back to Cloudflare And then click continue.
Re-checking The Nameservers :
Now if you have to check the nameservers are changed Let’s click recheck now
and you will get the message and now if we click refresh You should see this green icon. Which means your nameservers have been changed. Now even if you don’t see this green icon immediately You can still go to the next step.
So once you have added your nameservers. You can now go to the next step
Step 6: To install the Cloudflare plugin in wordpress
Okay if you want to install the plugin let’s go to WordPress And then go to plugins then click add new. Now search the Flexible SSL And you can get this plugin. Now let’s install this plugin by clicking install now button then activate.
Now we are installed the Cloudflare plugin in wordpress. So once you have installed the plugin We can now go to the final step.
Step 7: To Enable SSL in Cloudflare
Now let’s go back to Cloudflare And then click the lock icon.
Now scroll down to Always Use HTTPS And turn it on Now as soon as you turn this on Your website will now be secured with SSL. So let’s check it Now if you go to your site.
You can check that before we had this not secure message. But now if we click refresh You can see that our site is locked And the HTTPS. Which means we have now got the SSL.So now if you click this lock button then you can see that our browser says that ‘The connection is secure.’
Now if your site not works properly then just wait for a few minutes and then open it from a different device. It will work after a few minutes Okay guys so this is how you can get a free SSL for your wordpress website.
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