Cloudflare Flexible SSL Certificate Implementation Guide for WordPress Website.

Please ensure you have an active CloudFlare account and have added your WordPress Website to CloudFlare. Also, make sure you are using CloudFlare nameservers for your domain.

Step 01:
Sign in to your CloudFlare account

Step 02:
Make sure a flexible SSL certificate is enabled under the “Crypto” tab for your selected website

Step 03:
While signing in to your CloudFlare account, go to > My Profile, Scroll down to API Keys, locate the Global API Key, and copy the key for further use inside your website.

Step 04:
Now sign in to your respective WordPress Website Admin Page

Step 05:
Now install the CloudFlare WordPress Plugin for your WordPress website. After installing the plugin, activate it for further use.

Step 06:
Now go to the Cloudflare WordPress Plugin settings page (you will find the Plugin Settings Page under the ‘Settings’ tab in your WordPress Admin page, inside the left sidebar).

Step 07:
Copy and paste your Cloudflare email and Global API Key inside the Cloudflare Plugin Home Page by clicking the ‘Sign in here’ link.

Step 08:
Now, inside the plugin settings page, go to the settings tab at the top > click to enable the “Automatic HTTPS Rewrites” setting in the plugin.

Step 09:
Go back to your signed-in Cloudflare account on the website. Go to the ‘Crypto’ tab at the top > enable the ‘Always Use HTTPS’ option.

Step 10:
All Done. ‘Success’. You have enabled CloudFlare Flexible SSL Certificate for your website. To confirm, refresh your website to see a ‘lock sign’ near your preferred browser’s URL address.

I hope it helps!

Thanks & Regards
Mandar Apte

Published by Mandar Apte

Mandar is a Mumbai-based multi-disciplinary designer with UX/UI, Logo, Symbol, and Brand Identity design expertise. He currently runs his Mudrkashar Linguistic Apple iPhone, iPad, and Mac app business in the heart of Mumbai city.

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