How to install our Paid SSL Certificates

You can purchase and install a wide range of SSL certificates from us, these certificates have advantages over the free one we offer including warranties, validation of your business, and in some cases display of your business name in the URL bar.

To do this log into your Direct Admin control panel at And if you have multiple domains click on the domain you wish to work with.

First you need to ensure that your domain has SSL enabled.

  1. Under the Your Account heading click on Domain Setup
  2. Click on the domain
  3. Make sure that Secure SSL is ticked.
  4. You can choose to have different content served under https to what is served under http or you can choose to have the same content.
    If you would like the same website content served under https and http then make sure that Use a symbolic link from private_html to public_html - allows for same data in http and https is selected.
    Or if you would prefer to have different content choose Use a directory named private_html. If you choose this option then upload your secure content into the private_html folder.

Now you are ready to purchase and install an SSL certificate.

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