Let’s Encrypt FAQ

Questions: What is Let’s Encrypt? How does Let’s Encrypt work with subdomains? What is the difference between Let’s Encrypt and pairSSL certificates? I already have an SSL certificate. Can I replace my current SSL certificate with a Let’s Encrypt certificate instead? How do I know if my hosting type supports SSL? What do I do […]

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Why do Let’s Encrypt Certificates Only Last 90 Days?

Let’s Encrypt certificates last 90 days and will need to be renewed after the certificate expires. If you host with pair Networks and you have Let’s Encrypt enabled on your domain, our system will automatically attempt to renew it. We’ve added this auto-renew feature for your convenience; you never have to worry about forgetting to […]

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How to Add Let’s Encrypt to Your WordPress Site

Adding Let’s Encrypt to your WordPress site follows the same process as adding Let’s Encrypt to your non-WordPress domains. To see how this is done, visit our article, How to Add Let’s Encrypt to Your Domain. After you have added Let’s Encrypt to your WordPress site, there are two more steps you may need to […]

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Which Browsers are Compatible with Let’s Encrypt?

Since Let’s Encrypt is a free SSL certificate from the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG), it may be incompatible with some browsers. To see the list of compatible and incompatible browsers, go to the Certificate Compatibility page of the Let’s Encrypt site. Compatibility with browsers is determined by whether the browser supports SHA-2 certificates […]

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How to Disable Let’s Encrypt

If you have Let’s Encrypt turned on, you can easily turn it off again. You may want to do this if you plan on installing a different SSL certificate on your domain. How to Disable Let’s Encrypt Log in to the Account Control Center (ACC) In the left sidebar, click Manage SSL In the drop-down, […]

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Troubleshooting: Let’s Encrypt Keeps Failing on My Domain

The Let’s Encrypt provisioning process is automatic, but can sometimes fail if the domain’s configuration is not set up correctly. Topics: Your domain isn’t registered at a domain name registry yet The domain’s DNS doesn’t point to pair Networks’ hosting servers DNS hasn’t propagated, preventing Let’s Encrypt from reaching servers Your www domain and non-www […]

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How to Add Let’s Encrypt to a Domain

You can add Let’s Encrypt to your domain easily in the Account Control Center (ACC) interface. Adding Let’s Encrypt to a Domain Log in to the ACC In the left sidebar, click Manage SSL In the drop-down, click Manage Your SSL Find your domain name in the list of domains and click its Let’s Encrypt […]

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