How to Get a Free SSL for your WordPress Website 2021
Hi guys welcome to Website learners Today we’re going to tell how you can get a free SSL for your wordpress website Now if you go to your website and you see this not secure message on your browser It means that you do not have SSL Now if you want to change this message into the secure lock symbol.
You need to get an SSL for your website So this will makeyour visitors to trust your website So let’s get started We’re going to get a free SSL in just five steps. The first step is to ‘Create an account on a website called cloudflare’ So this is a websitewhich is going to give us the free SSL So to create the account let’s go to cloudflare.com. And then click sign up Now enter your email And password And click create account Okay so now our account is created Next let’s go to step two Which is to ‘Add your website to this account’ So just enter your website name And then click add site Then click Next Now select the free plan And click confirm .
Then scroll down And click continue Okay so now our website has been added to cloudflare So next let’s go to step three Which is to ‘Change your nameservers’ So we need to add these nameservers To your domain So to add these nameservers You need to first login to your domain provider’s website So to find out your domain provider Just click here And you can see that our domain is provided by go daddy So to add these name servers First let’s login to go daddy .
So we’ll open a new window And then go to go daddy.com Now click sign in And then sign in into your account So here you can see that we have the same domain which we added to cloud flare Now to change the name servers of this domain Just click DNS And then scroll down to name servers And click change Now click here And select custom And now here you need to enter the details which is provided in cloudflare So let’s go there And then copy the first value And paste it here Then copy this one And paste it Now click save So now we have successfully added the name servers To our domain So let’s go back to cloudflare And then click continue.
Now to check if the nameservers are changed Let’s click recheck now And you will get this message And now if we click refresh You should see this green icon Which means your name servers have been changed Now even if you don’t see this green icon immediately You can still go to the next step And everything will work at the end of this video So once you have added your name servers .
You can now go to step four Which is to install the cloud flare plugin in wordpress So to install the plugin let’s go to WordPress And then go to plugins And click add new Now search for flexible SSL And you will get this plugin Now let’s install this plugin by clicking here And activate So now we have installed the cloud flare plugin in wordpress So once you have installed the plugin We can now go to the final step Which is to ‘Enable SSL in cloud flare’ So let’s go back to cloudflare And then click this lock icon Now scroll down to Always Use HTTPS And turn it on Now as soon as you turn this on Your website will now be secured with SSL So let’s check it Now if you go to your site.
You can see that before we had this not secure message But now if we click refresh You can see that we now have the lock And the HTTPS Which means we have now got the SSL So now if you click here You can see that our browser says The connection is secure Now if your site didn’t load properly Just wait for a few minutes And then load it from a different device.
It will work after a few minutes Okay guys so this is how you can get a free SSL for your wordpress website Now if you want to learn how to create an e-commerce website You can watch this video And if you want to purchase a domain or SSL from godaddy You can click here So thanks for watching I’ll see you in the next video Ba-bye