How to Install a Free SSL Certificate using Let's Encrypt

How to Install a Free SSL Certificate using Let's Encrypt


Learn to secure website traffic using HTTPS by installing a FREE Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate.

This complete masterclass will take you through the fundamental steps, as well as best practices that will take your career to the next level. You will learn how to distinguish between different types of SSL certificates, install LAMP Stack on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, configure DNS settings on Digital Ocean, and much more.

By the end of this course, you will have an excellent understanding of HTTPS and SSL certificates. You will be equipped with the skills to secure any web page using HTTPS and free SSL certificates, as well as automatically renew your certificate periodically.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised CPD accredited certification. You can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at the cost of £9 and Hard Copy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring professional or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an accredited certification attesting to your knowledge.

The How to Install a Free SSL Certificate using Let’s Encrypt is fully available to anyone, and no previous qualifications are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.

Course Curriculum

Section 01: SSL Certificates
Introduction to SSL Certificates 00:03:00
Traditional vs. Digital Certificates 00:04:00
Types of SSL Certificates 00:04:00
How SSL Certificates Work 00:04:00
Obtaining a SSL Certificate 00:03:00
Introduction to Let’s Encrypt 00:02:00
Section 02: Digital Ocean Server Setup
Preparation 00:01:00
Domain Name Server Administration 00:03:00
Introduction to Digital Ocean 00:02:00
Droplet Configurations 00:01:00
Creating a Droplet 00:02:00
Install PuTTY/Terminal and Connect 00:03:00
Install LAMP Stack – Apache, MySQL, PHP 00:05:00
Configure DNS on Digital Ocean 00:04:00
Droplet Basic Configurations 00:02:00
Section 03: SSL Certificate Installation
Installing Lets Encrypt 00:04:00
SSL Certificate Status Reports 00:02:00
Redirect all Domain Variations to HTTPS 00:07:00
Auto Renewal with cron jobs 00:03:00
Section 04: Next Steps
Become an Expert 00:01:00
Assignment – How to Install a Free SSL Certificate using Let’s Encrypt 00:00:00

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