How to apply for a free SSL certificate

Time:2020-11-29

This note is used to record how to apply for a free SSL certificate. The certificate used in this article is valid onlythree months, please choose carefully.

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There are a lot of websites like this that provide free SSL certificates. The platform I choose here isFreeSSL.cn

Before you start, you have to prepare a mailbox,registerOneFreeSSL.cnAccount, then log in.

Fill in the domain name that needs to apply for Certificate in the input box, select multi domain name wildcard, and then click Create Free SSL certificate.

How to apply for a free SSL certificate

I choose the pan domain name here. According to your own actual situation, you can create the certificate of the corresponding sub domain name:

  • example.com: primary domain name
  • *.example.com: Pan domain name

How to apply for a free SSL certificate

Select browser build.

How to apply for a free SSL certificate

Click OK to create.

How to apply for a free SSL certificate

Add TXT record

Open the domain name management background that needs to apply for SSL certificate and find DNS Management.

Add TXT verification, add the previous record value and TXT record to the corresponding TXT type.

How to apply for a free SSL certificate

be careful ⚠️ : record values are case sensitive.

Check whether the configuration is successful.

How to apply for a free SSL certificate

Do not leave the current page until the verification is completed. After the verification is successful, click verify.

If the configuration is successful, you can click verify and download the certificate.

be careful ⚠️ : the certificate obtained in this way is valid onlythree months