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Not able to use Cloudflare in Full (strict) or Full

Posted January 15, 2021 621 views
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Using WordPress installation with Cloudflare, when i make SSL/TLS encryption mode to Full (strict) or Full the website wont load it will show 521 error. Can you someone tell the steps to setup cloudflare fully with digital ocean, I wish to set the Cloudflare SSL/TLS encryption to Full.

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Hello, @VishnuSivadas

Could you please let me know if you’ve already installed a SSL Certificate for your domain/site? I believe the strict mode needs to be enabled when the site it’s working properly over https.

You can check these tutorials in order to install a SSL certificate:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-secure-apache-with-let-s-encrypt-on-ubuntu-20-04

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

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Alex

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