HTTPS Changes to Google Chrome

Google are making changes to their browser Chrome which will change how websites load with respect to SSL certs and ‘https://’. Over the course of the next few months, Chrome will actively flag your website as insecure if you do not have an SSL cert installed. This will possibly dissuade visitors browsing your website, which […]

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Are free SSL certs supported?

At this time, we do not support free SSL certs (such as AutoSSL or Let’s Encrypt) on our shared hosting servers. It is possible to order an SSL cert from another provider and install it on your LetsHost hosting account via your cPanel control panel. We offer SSL certs for €89.99 + VAT per year, […]

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Redirecting with/without an SSL cert

In order for your website to load up with the green padlock, you will need to ensure that the website loads up with ‘https://’ at the start of the URL in the address bar. You might have two domain names and want to redirect one to the other. When it comes to SSL certs and […]

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My hosting account was hacked into – What do I do?

With more and more websites being built with 3rd party software (WordPress accounts for approx. 25% of all websites on the internet), it is more common than ever for websites to be hacked into. There are a number of reasons why an attacker might want to hack into a website. Once a website is hacked […]

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Adding a self-signed certificate to your hosting account

If you require a self-signed SSL certificate for your domain, you can add one via your cPanel control panel. A self-signed cert will be useful if you are trying to verify your domain with a service like office365, which requires an encrypted connection. A self-signed cert is not suitable if you with to have ‘https://’ […]

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Setting up 2 Factor Authentication (2FA) on your account

At LetsHost, we take the security and protection of our customer’s data extremely seriously.  We are constantly reviewing our systems to ensure optimal security for all clients’ information stored on our servers. Passwords are becoming increasingly easy to compromise – users sometimes have the same password for everything they do online, or use a simple, […]

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Enabling SSL on your website

In order to use an SSL certificate on your website, you will need to update the websites address to use ‘https://’.  Exactly how to do this depends on how your website was built. Instructions for the most popular content management systems are as follows, as well as instructions on how to do this via your […]

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Single Sign-On – Connecting your cPanel with your Client Area

The Single Sign-On feature in cPanel allows you to access your LetsHost billing area without needing to re-enter your email address and password. In addition, you can also go from your billing account directly to cPanel without re-entering these login details. The cPanel options look like this:   We understand there might be situations when you […]

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iPhone SSL Warning – Security Cert Not Trusted

Some users can experience an issue with their iPhone suddenly complaining about the SSL security cert for their email service, that is it not trusted. To resolve this issue, please see the following steps: In the Settings app, navigate to Accounts and Passwords Tap the account name to view the account On the main screen […]

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