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Opencart 3.0.x – How to Enable SSL

How to Enable SSL in OpenCart: #

Obtain and Install an SSL Certificate: #

Purchase an SSL certificate from a certificate authority (CA) or obtain a free certificate from Let’s Encrypt.

Follow the instructions provided by the CA to install the SSL certificate on your server.

Update Store Settings in OpenCart Admin: #

  • Log in to your OpenCart Admin Dashboard.
  • Navigate to System > Settings.
  • Click the Edit button for your store.
  • Go to the Server tab.
  • Set the Use SSL option to Yes.
  • Enter your SSL URL in the SSL URL field.
  • Save the changes.

With your Opencart admin panel, go to System -> Settings. #

Opencart 3.0.x – How To Enable Ssl

Click on Edit button. #

Opencart 3.0.x – How To Enable Ssl

Select Server tab  than Find Security tab and select Yes from Use SSL radio button option. #

Opencart 3.0.x – How To Enable Ssl

Configure .htaccess for SSL Redirect: #

  • Open the root directory of your OpenCart installation.
  • Edit the .htaccess file.
  • Add the following lines to redirect HTTP traffic to HTTPS:

RewriteEngine On

RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off

RewriteRule ^ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301]

  • Save the changes.

Conclusion: #

Enabling SSL in OpenCart 3.0.x is a critical step to secure your online store and build trust with your customers. Regularly check your SSL certificate’s expiration date and renew it as needed to maintain a secure browsing environment.

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