Installing SSL Certificate on cPanel

To install an SSL certificate on a cPanel-based web hosting server, you can follow these general steps. These exact steps may vary slightly depending on your hosting provider and the version of cPanel they are using, but the following instructions should provide a general guideline for the process.


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1. Login to cPanel First, please log in to your cPanel account. Typically, you can access your account. To login URL is typically in the form of

2. Locate the SSL/TLS Manager Next, scroll down to the "Security" page of the cPanel homepage and select "SSL/TLS" to access the SSL/TLS Manager, which allows you to manage the configuration of SSL & TLS certificates.

3. Install the SSL/TLS Manager

  • Once you receive the SSL certificate files from the CA, go back to the "SSL/TLS Manager" in cPanel. Under "Install and Manage SSL for your site (HTTPS)," click on "Install an SSL Website."

  • Choose the domain for which you want to install the certificate.

  • In the "Domain" dropdown, select your domain.

  • You'll be prompted to enter the certificate, private key, and CA bundle (if applicable) files. You can paste these into the respective text boxes.

  • Click the "Install Certificate" button.

4. Verify SSL Installation

  • After installing the SSL certificate, you should verify that it's working correctly. You can do this by visiting your website using "https://" instead of "http://" and checking if the browser shows a padlock icon, indicating a secure connection.

5. Check Installation

  • You have completed all the required steps to install your SSL certificate. Verify that the SSL certificate is correctly installed by accessing your website or service using HTTPS.

6. Update Website Links

  • Make sure to update any internal links on your website to use "https://" instead of "http://" to ensure that all resources are loaded securely. After installing your certificate, it is a good practice to test your SSL setup using various online tools to ensure everything is working correctly.

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