How to get a Free SSL Certificate in WordPress

 How to get a Free SSL Certificate in WordPress

In this topic, we will discuss how to get a free SSL certificate through Cloudflare and install it directly for free in WordPress.

What is an SSL Certificate?

The acronym SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer, which is an Internet protocol to secure the transmission of data between a user’s browser and the site he is visiting. Unsafe.

What is cloudflyer?

Steps to Obtaining a Free SSL Certificate

Connect wordpress site to cloudflare

You first need to connect your site in Cloudflare, or the so-called Content Delivery Network or CDN. You may have heard of one of these terms before, but what is its function, and how are we going to add Cloudflare to your WordPress site. See the full guide from here for the steps to link a WordPress site to Cloudflare .

Get an SSL Certificate from Cloudflare

1- In your Cloudflare account, you will find an icon called SSL-TLS, click on it, and then click on Origin Certificates. According to the following image:

Get an SSL Certificate from a Cloudflare Account
Get an SSL Certificate from a Cloudflare Account

2- Select the certificate data according to the following picture:

Select the certificate data according to the following image:

Go to your Cpanel account, then search for the SSL/TLS icon

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First, choose the domain you want to install the certificate for. Then paste the options we selected in Step 2 into your Cloud Flyer account. Then click on Install Certificate.

Choose the domain you want to install the certificate for

You must wait now, the certificate installation may take a period of time between 3-24 hours.