How to Install A Premium SSL from the Truehost Client area

  1. Login to your client area/account.
  2. Click “Services” on the top menu and choose “My Services” on the drop-down menu.
  3. Click on the SSL product that you wish to install on your domain.
  4. Click “Configure now”

4. On the next page, fill in the request details as indicated below.
Now proceed to your Cpanel and generate the Certificate Signing Request (CSR) and copy-paste it in its right place.

5. Next Fill-in the “Administrative Contact Information” and click Continue at the bottom.

P.S: If you find that the information is auto-filled by default, ensure you fill in the job type section e.g admin or administrator,

6. Next is to choose your preferred method of Certificate approval. If you opt for email, ensure that the email ([email protected]) is created and if not head to Cpanel and create it.
Then click Continue

7. Next is to verify the certificate depending on the method of approval you chose. Once done the certificate status will read ‘active.’ Go back to your click area and click back to confirm this.

8. Now, download the certificate under the “actions” section so you can upload it to your Cpanel or Server.

9. If you are using a Cpanel, scroll down to the security section and click TLS/SSL

10. Then click ”  Generate, view, upload, or delete SSL certificates.” under “CERTIFICATES (CRT)”

11. Click “Browse” to upload the certificate that you downloaded in step 8 above. Click “Upload Certificate.”

12. Click back and install the Certificate. Once the installation is successful paste the following code in a file called .htaccess founder under the root directory(public_html for the main domain) in the file manager.

RewriteEngine On

RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off

RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301]

P.S: If you cannot locate the .htaccess file in the root folder, click on settings at your top right, then check ‘show hidden files’ and save

Your website is now fully secure for your visitors.

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