How to Get A Free SSL For Your WordPress Website



Do you get this “Not secure” message when you visit your website?

It means that your website does not use an encrypted connection, meaning that you do not have SSL installed.

Now, in order to convert this “Not secure” message to the secure lock symbol, you must have an SSL certificate for your website.

As a result, in this article, we will look at,

  1. What exactly is SSL?
  2. How to get a Free SSL certificate for your WordPress website?

What is SSL?

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a type of digital security certificate that encrypts data sent between the user’s browser and the website they’re visiting. SSL encryption ensures the security of data transferred between your website and its visitors.

Additionally, when visitors see the lock symbol on your website, it will make your visitors trust your website.

So Let’s get started!

How to get a Free SSL for your WordPress Website?

In just five easy steps, we’re going to get a free SSL certificate for your WordPress website.

  1. Create a Cloudflare Account
  2. Add your website to Cloudflare
  3. Change your nameservers
  4. Install the Cloudflare Plugin
  5. Enable SSL in Cloudflare

Step 1: Create a Cloudflare Account

We’re going to get our free SSL from Cloudflare.

  1. Go to
  2. After that, click the sign up button.

Once you click sign up, you will be taken to a page where you can create a Cloudflare account immediately.

    3. Complete the form with your information.

    4. Click Create Account.

And an account will be created for you.