[2020] How to add certbot and install ssl https certificate to Digital ocean Wordpress droplet

[2020] How to add certbot and install ssl https certificate to Digital ocean WordPress droplet


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Learn how to install free lets encrypt ssl certificate for your digital ocean wordpress droplet.

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Important Update: 7:38 Please select Option 1 and not redirect http traffic. In wordpress you can use other plugin to achieve the same function. Learn how to install free lets encrypt ssl certificate for your digital ocean wordpress droplet.

Step 1 – Install Letsencrypt CertBot

First, add the repository:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:certbot/certbot
You’ll need to press ENTER to accept. Afterwards, update the package list to pick up the new repository’s package information:

sudo apt-get update
And finally, install Certbot from the new repository with apt-get:

sudo apt-get install python-certbot-apache
The certbot Let’s Encrypt client is now ready to use.

Step 2 — Set Up the SSL Certificate

sudo certbot –apache -d example.com

Step 3 – Verifying Certbot Auto-Renewal

sudo certbot renew –dry-run

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  1. Important Update: 7:38 Please select Option 1 and not redirect http traffic. In wordpress you can use other plugin to achieve the same function. Learn how to install free lets encrypt ssl certificate for your digital ocean wordpress droplet.

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  2. I added the Certbot fine, as soon as I changed the https in WordPress and save it I can’t login anywhere and the site them is all over the place. Do you think this could be down to domain propagation when pointing to DO nameservers? They say up to 48 hours. I did have my domain name in shared hosting with a basic template on. Do you think could make a difference, would I need to remove the domain from my previous shared hosting?

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