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How to Install a Wildcard SSL Certificate on HostGator

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Step-by-step HostGator Wildcard SSL installation instructions

HostGator is one of the most popular hosting platforms around, and installing a Wildcard SSL certificate on a HostGator account is simple. Most people will just purchase the Comodo Positive SSL Wildcard that HostGator sells starting at $119.00.

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How to Install your Comodo Wildcard SSL certificate on HostGator

Follow these 6 steps to install your wildcard SSL certificate on your HostGator account.

  1. Purchase your Wildcard SSL certificate from
  2. Fill out HostGator’s CSR Form.
  3. Receive and download your certificate files from Comodo.
  4. Upload your RSA key to a private (non-public-facing) folder on your server.
  5. Fill out the SSL Installation form from HostGator.
  6. Authorize the installation fee. Wait for the certificate to be installed.
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You can also access wildcard SSL certificate installation options via your HostGator portal.

That’s it! Your wildcard SSL certificate is installed on HostGator to secure all your subdomains!

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