As many of you have already found out, I’ve just added a HTTPS using Let’s Encrypt‘s SSL certificate. I mean, it’s free… So why not?
For the ones who don’t know what SSL is: SSL basically encrypts the data between you and the website, making it more secure.
I used Certbot on my Debian VPS running nginx, but for the purpose of this guide, I’ll be using the web-root method to verify and obtaining my SSL certificate. In addition, the commands are meant for root users; if you’re not, simply add a “sudo” before the commands. Let’s get started.