Installing an SSL Certificate on a WordPress Website
This video will show you how to install an SSL Certificate on a WordPress Website so that your site shows as https secure rather than http unsecure.
Here are the individual steps shown in the video:
Buy an SSL Certificate at Namecheap or similar.
Go to cpanel of website > SSL/TLS > Generate Certificate Signing Request
Copy Encoded Cert Signing Request (including the —Begin etc)
In Namecheap (or where you bought the SSL) > Account > Product List. Find new SSL > Activate
In Enter CSR, paste the copied cert > Next > Choose cpanel > Choose DCV method > email [***DON’T CLICK NEXT***]
Back to cpanel Email Forwarders > Set up forwarder (if needed) to forward to your normal email)
Back in Namecheap, choose email address just set up, click Next > Next > Review & Submit
Wait for validation email. Click link and paste code in email.
Wait for certificate email > Copy cert code
Back to cpanel > SSL/TLS > Install and Manage SSL > Select domain > Paste code > Click Autofill by Cert > Install Cert
Login to WordPress > Plugins > Add New > Find and install Really Simple SSL plugin > Activate
All done! 🙂