How To Set Up My Server For SSL Cert

Posted August 29, 2014 11.8k views


I would like to know how I can set up my Droplet to enable SSL. Thanks,



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How do I generate the Keys? How do I generate a CSR?

I have a similar question on SSL. I have an e-commerce site and I was suggested to ‘upgrade’ to SSL secured site from trusted third party. I believe tutorial is meant for self-signed one, not intended for e-commerce site.

Could anyone please help suggest on to get started on this matter? Does it require big coding/change on my WordPress + WooCommerce site? Or is it just simply create a few files here and there. and done?

Thank you

by Justin Ellingwood
The Apache web server is the most popular way to serve content on the web. If you need to communicate with your site visitors over a secured connection, setting up a TLS or SSL certificate will enable you to encrypt traffic. In this guide, we'll discuss how to create a self-signed SSL certificate on Ubuntu 14.04 and use it with Apache to encrypt traffic.