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How to enable HTTPS for your WordPress website

At, we understand the importance of website security and privacy. Enabling HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure) for your WordPress website is a crucial step in protecting your site and your visitors' data from potential threats. HTTPS encrypts the communication between your website and the visitor's browser, ensuring that sensitive information, such as login credentials and payment details, remains secure.
Follow these steps to enable HTTPS for your WordPress website:
Obtain an SSL/TLS Certificate
o Purchase an SSL/TLS certificate from a trusted Certificate Authority (CA) or use a free certificate from Let's Encrypt.
o offers affordable SSL/TLS certificates that can be easily installed on your WordPress website.
Install the SSL/TLS Certificate
o Once you have obtained the certificate, you need to install it on your web server.
o The installation process may vary depending on your hosting provider and the type of certificate you have purchased.
o If you're hosting your WordPress website with, our support team can assist you with the installation process.
Configure WordPress for HTTPS
o Log in to your WordPress admin dashboard.
o Go to "Settings" > "General."
o Update the "WordPress Address (URL)" and "Site Address (URL)" fields to use the HTTPS protocol (e.g.,
o Save your changes.
Update Site URLs
o Install and activate the "Better Search Replace" plugin or a similar plugin.
o Use the plugin to search for all instances of "http://" in your database and replace them with "https://".
Update Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and Third-Party Services
o If you're using a CDN or any third-party services (e.g., Google Analytics, social media plugins), update their configurations to use the HTTPS protocol.
Test and Monitor
o Test your website thoroughly to ensure that all pages, images, and resources are loading correctly over HTTPS.
o Monitor your website's performance and address any issues that may arise.
By enabling HTTPS on your WordPress website, you not only enhance the security and privacy of your site but also improve your search engine rankings, as Google and other search engines prioritize secure websites.
At, we prioritize the security and performance of our customers' websites. If you need further assistance or have any questions, our knowledgeable support team is always ready to help.

Updated on: 08/05/2024

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