At Hostinger, all our Web and Cloud hosting plans include free SSL certificates for all of your websites! Lifetime SSL is automatically installed as soon as you add a website, create a subdomain, or park a domain.
In case you have purchased an SSL Certificate from another provider, you can easily use it by following the steps below:
Step 1 - Uninstall Current SSL
First, make sure that the domain or subdomain does not currently have an SSL installed. Go to Websites → Manage, search for SSL on the sidebar, and click on it:
There, locate the SSL for the domain (or subdomain). If there is one, click on the options button ( ⋮ ), and select Uninstall:
This will allow you to install a new SSL in the next step.
Step 2 - Import Your Custom SSL
Click on Import SSL. Select the domain or subdomain from the dropdown list and insert the values of the keys provided by the SSL issuer:
The custom certificate is usually a compressed folder (eg. a .zip file) where you will find the following files:
Certificate - the certificate’s public key, usually a file named domain.crt
where domain is replaced with your actual domain
Private Key - the certificate's private key, usually the only file with the ending .key on the zipped folder
Certificate authority bundle (CABUNDLE) - the file that contains root and intermediate certificates
Use a text editor such as Notepad to open each one, copy the content and paste it into its corresponding section. Next, click on Install SSL, and your certificate will be installed.
If your SSL is still not valid after installation, try to reinstall it. If the issue persists, reach out to your SSL issuer for assistance
If you're having trouble finding the files for your SSL certificate or figuring out which ones to use, please get in touch with the support team of your SSL issuer