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How to Enable SSL Support for a Website in Plesk 12

  1. First, log in to Plesk as the admin user using your username and password.
  2. On the left side panel, under the Hosting Services section, click on Domains. This will show you all the hosted domains on the server.

    Plesk dashboard highlighting the "Domains" option beneath the "Hosting Services" section.

  3. Now, click on the website or domain you would like to enable SSL support for.

    Domains screen highlighting a sample domain from the list of available domains.

  4. On the next screen, click on the option labelled Hosting Settings. This will bring up a new screen.

    Dashboard showing the selected sample domain and highlighting the "Hosting Settings" option.

  5. Now, under the Security section, locate and enable the option for SSL support. In the dropdown menu next to Certificate, choose the option for Not selected. This will allow the website owner to install their own SSL certificate.

    Security section of the Hosting Settings screen, highlighting the option for SSL support

  6. Scroll down and click OK to save your changes.

And there you have it!


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