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Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Begonimus, Mar 8, 2017.

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  1. Begonimus

    Begonimus Newbie

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    Hi,

    is there a free (or very very affordable) way to turn my hostgator hosted website to a https website with a SSL certification?

    Cause I get google messages saying I need https when asking for password/credit card data...

    Thanks

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  2. littlewebdragon

    littlewebdragon Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yes there is. Ask them for Let's encrypt (auto SSL). :)
     
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    Yeah @littlewebdragon thats right, but it needs to be renewed every 90 days. Hostgator takes a fee of $10 for it every 90 days....
     
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    it is there in cloudflare. you can use it for free.
     
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    How about for GoDaddy ?
     
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    Check this Post (If you are using WP): https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/how-to-free-ssl-wordpress-website.756144/
     
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    Is $12 a year unreasonable? If you're paying $7 for an article then I'd say a legit SSL is worth it.

    -ThopHayt
     
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    You can use let's encrypt and do it yourself every 90 days. You don't have to pay for it. I use zerossl.com.
     
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    Lets encrypt can be autorenewed if you can install a script on the server. Also folks have gotten letsencrypt to work on shared hosting.
     
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    I think tonight I'm going to put together a guide on free SSL on shared hosting.
     
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    Guide Posted.
    https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/guide-how-to-setup-free-ssl-on-shared-hosting.922130/

    Guide posted.
    https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/guide-how-to-setup-free-ssl-on-shared-hosting.922130/

    GoDaddy Guide Posted.
    https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/guide-how-to-setup-free-ssl-on-shared-hosting.922130/

    Guide posted for free SSL.
    https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/guide-how-to-setup-free-ssl-on-shared-hosting.922130/

    Guide posted for shared hosting.
    https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/guide-how-to-setup-free-ssl-on-shared-hosting.922130/