Main Topics

  • Changing Your TLS Version

    In some cases, such as PCI compliance requirements, you may need to change your TLS version on your Pagely-hosted WordPress site. In this article, we'll show you how to change your TLS version within Atomic. Before beginning, if you want to learn more about TLS versions and how they impact your w...

  • Understanding TLS Versions

    When using an SSL certificate on your website to provide an additional layer of security for your WordPress site’s visitors, some additional questions might come to mind. One of these questions is the TLS version that your site should use. In this article, we’ll take a look at what TLS is and how...

  • Updating and Changing SSL Certificates

    If you have an existing SSL certificate that is expiring or you’ve been issued a different certificate, you might need to update your SSL certificate on your site. In this article, we’ll show you how to upload a new SSL certificate and switch your site between the old and new certificates. Switch...

  • Setting Up Site Security/Accelerator Services with Pagely

    At Pagely, we provide a full caching, security, and CDN layer for your site to utilize. However, you might decide to use an additional gateway solution such as: CloudFlare SiteLock Sucuri Fastly Incapsula While these services will typically work fine, you'll likely want to do a bit of extra con...

  • Deleting TLS / SSL certificates in Atomic

    This article explains how to delete an SSL/TLS Certificates that you've installed in Atomic. By default the trash can icon will be disabled to prevent you from accidentally deleting an active TLS/SSL certificate. To delete this certificate, you must explicitly deactivate it. Here's how to do it. ...

  • Redirecting Traffic to HTTPS/SSL (Port 443)

    Pagely's Atomic control panel makes it very convenient to encrypt your site. However, you may have noticed after a successful installation of an SSL certificate, your site still loads over HTTP (port 80). This is to ensure that your site doesn't break. Before continuing, we recommend that you fir...

  • Installing a Free Let's Encrypt SSL Certificate

    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.  W...

  • Installing 3rd-Party SSL Certificates

    SSL is a very important part of your site. Not only does is help to protect your users’ privacy, but it also helps secondary things like SEO. While there are various options out there for free SSL certificates such as Let’s Encrypt, you may still want to install a 3rd-party SSL certificate from a...

  • Generating a CSR in Atomic

    SSL certificates require a CSR to exist before the SSL certificate can be issued or installed. In this section, we’ll show you how to generate a new CSR inside Atomic. Begin by logging into Atomic. Once inside Atomic, access the SSL Certificate Manager by clicking on SSL within the left side men...

  • Using Cloudflare and Serving your Site via HTTPS

    CloudFlare has several SSL options available but you'll want to use the full (strict) mode. Per CloudFlare's support page, setting the SSL Option to strict will create a secure connection between the visitor and CloudFlare, and secure and authenticated connection between CloudFlare and your web s...