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Free SSL in cPanel

Last modified: June 28, 2022
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What is AutoSSL?

Because it automatically instals and renews cPanel/Sectigo certificates for each domain in cPanel, AutoSSL is a WHM/cPanel solution activated by default in your hosting account.

AutoSSL automatically examines each domain and, if necessary, instals new cPanel/Sectigo certificates or renews those that are already in place.

Through cPanel > SSL/TLS Status, you can quickly verify, manage, or omit a particular domain from AutoSSL.

How to enable AutoSSL / Free SSL in cPanel

  1. Login to cPanel and select SSL/TLS Status.

2. Next, select Run AutoSSL.

3. You may have to wait for 1 hour for the free SSL installation. Make sure to check the “+ Include during AutoSSL” under the chosen domain/subdomain in the list of domains.

How To Install Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate in cPanel

  1. Firstly, access your website cPanel using or
  2. Under the Security section, click on Let’s Encrypt SSL icon. *Contact your hosting provider if you cannot find the Let’s Encrypt SSL icon.
  3. Next, click on ” +Issue “ for the domain you want to secure under Issue a new certificate section.
  4. Then, tick the options for your domain name (non-www and www) and mail server ( Choose http-01 as the validation method.
  5. Lastly, click the Issue button when everything is done. The following message will be displayed after the installation is successful: – The SSL certificate is now installed onto the domain “” using the IP address. Apache is restarting in the background. –
  6. Your website will be accessible with https:// in seconds!
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