Hostgator offers Private Comodo 128/256 bit Positive SSL certificates for free Business or Enterprise accounts. If you currently have a Business or Enterprise account you may request your Free SSL. All HostGator shared & reseller servers have a shared SSL certificate installed on them. Use Hostgator Coupons, you can get a hostgator account at $0.01 for the first month, or %25 discount on all plans.
How To Install Shared SSL with Hostgator?
Follow the steps below and you will set up your shared SSL within mins.
- Login to your cPanel. It’s usually http://yourdomain.com/cpanel
- In the left side, you will see an Account Information panel. Find the “Server Name”. If you don’t see it, click “expand stats” link and it will give you more details. If your server name is gator123, your server url is https://gator123.hostgator.com
- Get your cPanel username and add it to the server url. For example, if your cPanel username is ryanyu, your server url will be https://gator123.hostgator.com/~ryanyu which is your root directory of your hosting server.
- If you have an image called header.jpg in the fanpage folder, the secure image url to use on your fanpage will be https://gator123.hostgator.com/~ryanyu/fanpage/header.jpg
That’s it! It’s very easy right? If you are not sure any steps above, feel free to leave your questions in the comment box below. I will help you out.
How To Install Private SSL with Hostgator?
To install the private SSL, you need to contact Hostgator and they will take care of everything for you.
Click here to submit a form to install the private SSL.
Just note that to set up the private SSL, they need to change your IP and it would cause a site-down temporarily. It will go away very shortly so you don’t have to worry too much about that.