SSL Questions

How SSL Works and Why It’s Important

SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer. It’s an important protocol for securing and authenticating data on the Internet. Because of movements like Encrypt All The Things …

SSL Check – How to Verify Your SSL Certificate

After you install an SSL certificate on your web server, you should always run an SSL check to verify that everything is setup correctly. SSL/TLS certificates …

HSTS – How to Use HTTP Strict Transport Security

Ensuring security is setup correctly for your WordPress site is very important, especially when it comes to protecting yourself from hackers. There are numerous different enhancements …

How to Redirect HTTP to HTTPS in WordPress

HTTPS is a protocol for secure communication over a computer network which is widely used on the Internet. More and more WordPress owners are migrating from HTTP …

Do you support HTTP/2 (HTTP2) ?

Yes, we do. Our new Google Cloud Powered infrastructure supports HTTP/2 for all our clients. If you would like to learn more about HTTP/2 we’ve published …

How to Install SSL Certificate on Your WordPress Site

If you are running an eCommerce site, accepting credit cards, or passing information that needs to be encrypted, you will need to install an SSL certificate …

What Is Your Server Type for SSL? My SSL Provider Is Asking.

When purchasing an SSL certificate you may be prompted by your provider for the “server type”. Please choose the following: Nginx. If that option is not available, …

Do I need a Server Type, CSR Code, and RSA Key to Activate SSL?

Yes and no. This depends on the type of certificate you are using. We have free SSL certificates available to all Kinsta customers. These are provided …

Is a Dedicated IP Necessary for an SSL Certificate?

When it pertains to SSL, a dedicated IP is not necessary and has not been required since June 2003. The IPv4 pool is depleted and people …

Do you Offer SSL Support?

Yes, we provide free SSL support for all of our clients without any additional costs, both for Let’s Encrypt and custom SSL certificates. Free SSL Support …

Can I Transfer the SSL Certificate That I’ve Purchased Elsewhere?

Yes, you can transfer the SSL certificate. These can typically be extracted from the cPanel directly or from the file manager. To add the certificate to …