How to Install a Free SSL Certificate using Let’s Encrypt

How to Install a Free SSL Certificate using Let’s Encrypt

Learn to Secure website traffic using HTTPS by installing a FREE Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate!

What you’ll learn

  • Distinguish between different types of SSL Certificates
  • Create and Configure a basic droplet on Digital Ocean
  • Install a Free Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate
  • Fix the Google “Not Secure” Warning on any website that contains input forms.
  • Install LAMP Stack on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Configure Name Servers
  • Configure DNS Settings on Digital Ocean
  • Check the status of a SSL Certificate
  • Automatically renew a SSL Certificate periodically using cron tab, and setting up cron jobs.

Requirements

  • Students will require an internet connection and PC or MAC Computer System.
  • Terminal for MAC or PuTTY for Windows

Who this course is for:

  • No prerequisite knowledge required
  • Web developers looking to secure their websites using SSL
  • Students interested in learning about certificate authorities
  • Students interested in SSL Certificate Types for maximum security and credibility
  • Web developers who want to avoid costly fees and install a free, secure SSL Certificate using Let’s Ecnrypt
  • Students interested in learning the basics of SSL Encryption
  • Web developers who want to direct all domain variations to HTTPS, instead of HTTP
  • Web developers who want to learn how to easily resolve the “Google Not Secure” warning label.
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