This article describes how to enable SSL for a Joomla site.
To enable SSL for Joomla, follow these steps:
Under Server Settings, in the Force SSL list box, select one of the following options:
Using an SSL certificate from a recognized Certificate Authority is recommended for best results when enabling SSL for Joomla. Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority and is recognized by most modern browsers. Let's Encrypt is supported for all new A2 Hosting accounts and certificates may even be generated automatically for immediate use. For details regarding Let's Encrypt for your account type, please see the Related Articles below.