Activate Free Cloudflare Flexible SSL for Websites and Blogs


In this Tutorial, we are going to see the Method to Setup & Activate Free Cloudflare Flexible SSL certificate & Force HTTPS Redirection Setup.

If you are not Having a Cloudflare Account Just Open a Free Account & Set up a Cloudflare for your blog/website.

Features in Cloudflare Free Plan

  • Free DNS
  • Free SSL (Shared – Wildcard SSL)
  • HTTP/2
  • HSTS (HTTP Security Headers)
  • Speed Optimization
  • Caching
  • Firewall
  • Custom Page Rules
  • Traffic Analytics
  • Apps

Steps to Activate Free Cloudflare Flexible SSL

  • Login to your Cloudflare account
  • Goto Crypto

Free Cloudflare Flexible SSL

  • In SSL Choose “Flexible” SSL
  • It takes some Time to Install & Activate the Free Cloudflare Flexible SSL

Free Cloudflare Flexible SSL

 

Force HTTPS redirection

  • Next Scroll down the page you can see the option “Always use HTTPS” Just Enable that option it will Force redirect your blog/website into HTTS

 

Free Cloudflare Flexible SSL

 

  • Enable HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) – HTTP Secure headers

Free Cloudflare Flexible SSL

What is HSTS? Clearly Explained by KeyCDN – Hardening Your HTTP Security Headers

Here is My HSTS Setup on Cloudflare

Free Cloudflare Flexible SSL

 

Fix SSL Mixed Content

  • Again scroll down the page & Enable “Automatic HTTPS Rewrites” I will Help us to fix mixed content

 

Free Cloudflare Flexible SSL

 

  • That’s all Successfully we setup Cloudflare flexible SSL for our Blog/website

Cloudflare Custom Page Rules

Free Cloudflare Flexible SSL

Custom Page Rules System it’s Like an HTACCESS Rewrite Rule System.

Note: It allows Max 3 Custom page Rules only If you want More you can Buy Additional Rules from Cloudflare

WWW to NON-WWW

Free Cloudflare Flexible SSL

 

NON-WWW to WWW

Free Cloudflare Flexible SSL

From the Editor’s desk

Hope this tutorial will Help you to Setup Free Cloudflare SSL for your Websites & Blogs.If you have any doubts in this Topic Feel free to Comment Here I will Guide you.

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