How to generate your CSR

A A A
100%Reset
You must generate a key before generating any Certificate Signing Request(CSR). 

Step 1:  Generate a Private Key 

Login to cPanel. Click SSL/TLS Manager > Private Keys.
Scroll down near the bottom of the page to the Generate a New Key section.
Select the desired domain name from the pull-down menu, or enter your domain name (e.g., www.domain.com)
Select the key bit-length. We recommend 4096.

SSL key
Click the Generate button to generate the new key.
A new private key is generated and is stored on the server.  Save a copy of the key in a text file for your future reference. 

Step 2: Generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR)

Click SSL/TLS Manager > Certificate Signing Request (CSR).
Fill out the 'Generate a New Certificate Signing Request' form.
Click the Generate button to generate the new CSR.


SSL CSR


Your CSR is ready! 

SSL CSR install



Save a copy of your CSR. The CSR will be needed during the online order process. You'll be asked to copy-and-paste your CSR into a special CSR box.

Below is an example of how your CSR will look like. 


-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----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-----END CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----


WordPress is the #1 website platform in the world.

For that reason it is also the most targeted platform for hackers!

Protect your site today with WordFence


Google Chrome is moving towards a more secure web