Let's Encrypt is a certificate authority that provides TLS/SSL encryption via an automated process designed to reduce the time and cost of producing/renewing site certificates. Many hosting companies have implemented this process into their workflow, and we are proud to say we are one of them.
Domains Pointing to Pagely Servers
The steps below are for domains/subdomains that have host records (A records) already pointing to Pagely servers. Skip to the following section if you prefer to use CNAME validation.
- Start by logging into the Atomic control panel.
- Within the left side menu, click on SSL.
- Once inside the SSL Certificate Manager, click on the Add Certificate button.
- An additional window will appear. From here, click on Let's Encrypt.
- The first step in generating your Let's Encrypt certificate is to select your domain that you want generate a certificate for.
After the domain is selected, you will have the option to include additional domains within your certificate. Select the checkbox next to any domains you want to enable.
- Now that your domains are selected, click on the Apply Certificate button.
- Once the certificate is applied, you'll be prompted to test your site. If everything looks good, click on the Looks Good button.
DNS CNAME Validation
To validate and install a Let's Encrypt SSL certificate prior to pointing the domain to Pagely servers, access the zone file where you currently manage DNS and enter the validation record below, replacing example.com with your domain name.
Points to: _acme-challenge.example.com.pressdns.com
After you've added this record, reach out to our support team and specify the domain/subdomains you'd like included on the certificate or request a wildcard if you want coverage across the domain and all its subdomains.