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How to add SSL certificate using "Bring your own certificate", please help

Posted February 17, 2021 179 views
WordPressUbuntu 20.04

I installed wordpress site, and trying to add an ssl certificate from setting - security - Bring your own certificate button, I have pasted all three files but still SSL is not working. when I checked on https://www.ssllabs.com/ site, getting error “Unable to connect to the server”

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Hello, @napdeals01

You can follow this tutorial on how to install a third-party SSL certificate on your droplet.

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-an-ssl-certificate-from-a-commercial-certificate-authority

Since you already have the SSL files you can jump on to the step on installing the SSL Certificate on the Web server (Apache or Nginx)

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-an-ssl-certificate-from-a-commercial-certificate-authority#install-certificate-on-web-server

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Alex

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