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How to install SSL certificate on your shared hosting

Installing an SSL certificate is a crucial aspect of your website’s security and reputation. This article will briefly provide a step-by-step guide on how to install an SSL certificate on your website hosted on a shared hosting. For clients of ProfitServer, the process to install SSL is simplified and almost automated, enhancing the ease of securing your site. Ensuring that you install SSL properly not only protects your visitors’ data but also boosts your site’s credibility in the eyes of search engines and users alike. Follow our straightforward instructions to successfully implement SSL certification and significantly improve your website’s security posture.

If you already have SSL certificate then scroll down to the firts step. If no then please read manual how to order SSL certificate.

Please login to the billing panel here https://psw.profitserver.pro/

1. Go to the panel and select SSL certificates in the left sidebar. In new window you will be allow to download secret key and certificate files. Download it on your PC. If you purchased SSL in another provider then please download necessary files from it. 

Downloading secret keys for SSL

2. Login to shared hosting panel and select SSL certificates in the left bar. Press Add button in the top. Then select certificate type as Existing and press Next button. 

Adding an SSL certificate
Choosing the type of SSL certificate

3. In the new window it is necessary to write name of SSL certificate and fill all the fields with content. Open your files (you dowloaded on a step 1) in any text editor and just copy-paste the content. Keep in mind that field Certificate chain must be filed with content of 3 files one next to previous. After you insert all the data please press Finish button.

Filling in the SSL certificate data

4. After all go to the WWW-domains and select a domain for that you created the SSL certificate. Press Edit button. 

Choosing a site for the certificate
Changing the site to connect an SSL certificate

5. In the settings turn on Secure connection (SSL) and select exactly SSL certificate from the list.

Configuring the site to connect an SSL certificate

Thats all. Now just press OK and enjoy your new SSL!

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