• Login to SSL for Free
  • Enter website to secure – URL including www – www.example.com
  • Automatic FTP verification
  • Use Liquid Web SFTP account information;
  • Directory is: /www.example.com/web/content
  • Ensure that .htaccess is not blocking access to hidden files or reading directories
  • In Cloud Sites control panel, configure SSL and copy paste all fields from SSL for Free into appropriate fields
  • Install Really Simple SSL plugin if site is WordPress; otherwise configure .htaccess to force SSL:
    # Redirect traffic to enforce HTTPS
    RewriteCond %{ENV:HTTPS} !on [NC]
    RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://example.com/$1 [R,L]
  • If site is not WordPress, also ensure that CSS & JS are loading over https://
  • Ensure that whatever analytics the site is using is configured for SSL
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