It was just over a year ago when if you wanted a SSL certificate for your blog or website, you had to pay for it with your hard-earned dollars.
This all changed in December 2015 when Let’s Encrypt started offering free SSL certificates to the public. In less than a year they’ve issued over 20 million free certificates. Never heard of Let’s Encrypt, or are wondering why you should get a certificate for your blog? Read on for more details on how to setup a certificate with Let’s Encrypt in 15 minutes.