In this tutorial today, we will learn how to quickly enable SSL on HubSpot CMS website. All HubSpot CMS plans and Marketing plans comes with free SSL. You just have to enable it over the domain and sub-domains configured with your HubSpot account.

The process is fairly simple and doesn’t require you to be technical. You just have to follow the instructions and the HubSpot system will take care of the SSL implementation to your HubSpot website.

Importance of SSL for your HubSpot Website

In the modern time, it is important for all the websites to have SSL configured. It not only keeps users browsing and credential data private but also helps the website to do better at search engines like Google.

To learn more you can read all about how SSL works and its benefits over this detailed blog.

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Enable SSL on HubSpot Website

Follow the steps mentioned below.

Step 1 – Login to your HubSpot account and click on the Settings gear icon on top right corner. Now, scroll down in the left vertical menu and click on Domains & URLs option under Website.

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Step 2 – You’ll see the connected domains over here. Click on the Edit button in front the domain. From the sub-menu, click on the Update domain security settings option.

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Step 3 – This will open a slider popup from where you simply have to enable the checkbox which says Require HTTPS. Click on the Save button underneath.

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Step 4 – You can also enable HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) option and then enable the Include subdomains checkbox if you’ve connected sub-domains to your HubSpot account.

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Step 5 – Once you click on the save button, you’ll see a confirmation screen where you’ve to click on the Confirm button. You can also review the settings you just configured in case you’re not sure.

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That’s it!

Also read: How to Add SEO Tags on HubSpot CMS Pages

Over to You

Was it technical? No, right? That’s the beauty of using HubSpot CMS for managing your website. In case you’re facing any further issues or confused with this SSL setup, feel free to comment your issue below.

You can also reach out to our HubSpot experts to troubleshoot any particular issue you’re facing or have a custom HubSpot development requirement.

This is all from my side on this topic and I hope you learn something new today. If you’re having short on resources to take care of these configuration and other day to day HubSpot tasks, check out our HubSpot CMS management service.

Talk soon! 🖖