How to set ssl certificate on apache2, 1 droplet server running 2 wordpress websites?

Posted September 11, 2016 2.4k views
WordPressUbuntu 16.04

Server was single install wordpress. I have installed a second wordpress site on the same apache server.
I have purchased an ssl certificate from
I follow their instructions to the t along with the suggestions on the tutorials here on how to create your own certificate and configs etc… but it seems to crash apache and the namecheap website doesn’t accept the ssl.

Is there a tutorial or advice that I can follow to solve this problem?


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Check out the following tutorial for a guide on how to install an existing certificate:

Scroll down to “Install Certificate On Web Server”.


by Mitchell Anicas
This tutorial will show you how to acquire and install an SSL certificate from a trusted, commercial Certificate Authority (CA). SSL certificates allow web servers to encrypt their traffic, and also offer a mechanism to validate server identities to their visitors. The...