Installing an SSL certificate on your hosting subscription

Installing the SSL certificate is quite simple, you can use our handy Clipboard method to simply cut & paste the certificate into the boxes provided.

  • Select "Websites" from top menu
  • Click on the domain name you wish to install the SSL certificate on
  • Click on "Web Hosting Settings"
  • Select the "SSL" Tab
  • Click on the "Install New Certificate" button
  • Choose "Clipboard" as the install from method
  • Copy & paste in the certificate contents into the Certificate box    (including the begin & end tags -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----   -----END CERTIFICATE----- )
  • Copy & paste the Private key used for generating the CSR into the Private Key box  (including the Begin and end tags -----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY----- -----END RSA PRIVATE KEY-----)
  • Click "Next" and "Finish"

For new certificates or if instructed to by your Certification authority, you may also have to add an Intermediate or CA certificate:

  • Click on the "Add New CA certificate" button
  • Choose "Clipboard" as the install from method
  • Copy & paste in the intermediate or CA certificate contents into the CA Certificate box
  • Click "Next" and "Finish"

You can then test the SSL certificate by visiting the site using https://

The page should display without any SSL Error warnings as long as all links within the page either use https:// or are protocol agnostic (//) or are relative links.

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