Installing SSL Certificate on GoDaddy

You can find instructions for installing an SSL certificate on a GoDaddy web server below.

Before You Start

Please make sure you have downloaded your certificate files. Still haven't downloaded your certificate? To get instructions on how to download your certificate (.zip), you can click here.

After downloading your certificate, you should have a ZIP containing the following certificate files:

  • certificate.crt
  • ca_bundle.crt
  • private.key

  1. GoDaddy offers different kinds of web hosting, please find out which product you have.
    If you don't know this, they offer instructions as well.

  2. Now please choose your server type at GoDaddy.

     WordPress Hosting

    If you have a managed WordPress solution from GoDaddy, you can't use a certificate from ZeroSSL. GoDaddy will automatically install one for you.

  3. Check Installation

    You have completed all required steps to install your SSL certificate. To check whether or not your certificate has been installed correctly, simply use the built-in ZeroSSL "Check Installation" tool or try accessing your domain using HTTPS, e.g.


Your site has now been secured using your new SSL certificate!

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