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Request an SSL certificate

After you purchase an SSL certificate, and activate the SSL credit, you need to request it for the website’s domain name (or “common name”) you want to secure with the SSL.

Use the SSL wizard to request your certificate

  1. Go to your Parallax Web Design
    product page.
  2. Scroll down to SSL Certificates, and click Manage All.
  3. Click New Certificate on the SSL credit you want to use.
  4. On the Certificate Setup page, click Choose a Domain.
  5. Start typing your domain name. If your domain name is the main domain on a hosting account with Parallax Web Design, it will be under a list called Web Hosting. Click on the domain name, and then Continue.Choose a domain
  6. That’s it! Your next step is to prove you have control of the domain name.

Use the SSL Wizard to create a CSR and Private Key, and then request your certificate

  1. Go to your Parallax Web Design
    product page.
  2. Scroll down to SSL Certificates, and click Manage All.
  3. Click New Certificate on the SSL credit you want to use.
  4. On the Certificate Setup page, click Choose a Domain, type in your domain name and click Continue.
  5. Your certificate signing request(CSR) and Private Key will appear below your domain name. Click Save File below both sections to download both your CSR and Private Key.
    Save CSR and Private Key
  6. That’s it! Your next step is to prove you have control of the domain name.

Request your certificate with a CSR that has already been created

  1. Go to your Parallax Web Design
    product page.
  2. Scroll down to SSL Certificates, and click Manage All.
  3. Click New Certificate on the SSL credit you want to use.
  4. On the Certificate Setup page, click Input a CSR.
  5. Paste your entire CSR into the box, and click Continue.Save CSR and Private Key
  1. Go to your Parallax Web Design
    product page.
  2. Scroll down to SSL Certificates, and click Manage All.
  3. Click New Certificate on the SSL credit you want to use.
  4. On the Certificate Setup page, choose where you’re hosting your certificate:
    Where’s it hosted?What to do
    Parallax Web Design site builder or hosting on the primary domain nameSelect the domain hosted in your account you want to use.
    Anywhere else – including secondary domains and subdomains on your Parallax Web Design hostingSelect Provide a CSR, and then enter the CSR from your server.
  5. UCC certs only — Enter any Subject Alternate Names you want to use if you have not provided them in your CSR, and then click Add.
  6. Click Next, and then complete the information on the following page.
  7. Click Finished.

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