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How to Activate HTTPS with Ease in WordPress for Beginners

This guide will walk you through the simple process of activating HTTPS on your WordPress website, perfect for beginners who want to ensure their site is safe and secure.


For this tutorial, you need:

  • An active WordPress website
  • Access to your hosting control panel or cPanel
  • An SSL certificate installed on your domain

Step-by-Step Tutorial: How to Activate HTTPS in WordPress

  1. Login to your hosting control panel or cPanel.
  2. Locate the “Let’s Encrypt SSL” or “SSL/TLS” section.
  3. Generate or install your SSL certificate.
  4. Verify your SSL certificate installation.
  5. Login to your WordPress dashboard.
  6. Install and activate the “Really Simple SSL” plugin.
  7. Enable the SSL redirect.
  8. Verify the HTTPS connection.

Wrapping Up

I hope this short article has provided you with a helpful guide on how to activate HTTPS with ease in WordPress for beginners. Safeguarding your website with HTTPS is crucial for both security and user trust. For more insightful tips and articles, feel free to explore my website.

Rizwan Aritonang

An independent WordPress & Front-End Developer from Bandung, Indonesia.

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