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How to setup FREE HTTPS for your website -- including a free CA certificate

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**GET YOUR SETTINGS REVIEWED BY AN EXPERT BEFORE YOU GO LIVE**

You will find a lot of information in bits and pieces all over the Internet, too much technical jargon peppered all over. If you do not know how https works, do not worry. It is not hard to setup https. Lets say the https setup encrypts stuff between browser and the website and move on to set up https for your website. The keys are a couple of files needed to encrypt your website and these keys need to be signed by CA or the certificate authority in order for browsers to recognise that traffic is properly encrypted. I will use nginx web server and centos7 operating system to show how https can be setup. If you use a different webserver like apache or os like ubuntu look up corresponding instructions elsewhere. So here go the steps:
1. Get a free CA signed certificate 2. Update your web server to use the certificates and enable https 3. Setup certificate renewal and optimize and secure your https website
1. Get a free CA signed…