Magento Tutorials

How to Enable SSL Certificate in Magento 1 & 2

What is an SSL Certificate?

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) Certificates are small data files that bind a cryptographic key to an organization’s details, which create an encrypted link between a server and a client. In human language: they provide additional security for your customers during processes that require providing personal information like sign up, check out, credit card etc.

Configure SSL Certificate for your Magento store

Magento 1

  1. Log in to your Magento backend. Go to System > Configuration.
  2. On the left menu, under General section, click Web.
Magento Base URL
  1. Expand the Secure section. Then, do the following:
    • In the Base URL field, change “http” into “https”.
    • Set Use Secure URLs in Frontend to Yes.
    • Set Use Secure URLs in Admin to Yes.
  2. Click the Save Config button.

Magento 2

  1. In your Magento 2 backend, go to Stores > Settings > Configuration.
  2. On the left menu, under General section, click Web.
Magento 2 Base URL
  1. Expand Base URLs (Secure) section. Then, do the following:
    • In the Base URL field, change “http” into “https”.
    • Set Use Secure URLs on Storefront to Yes.
    • Set Use Secure URLs in Admin to Yes.
  2. Click the Save Config button.

See also:
How to Configure USPS Shipping Method in Magento 1 & 2
How to Resize Images in Magento 1 & 2

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