HOW TO CONFIGURE SSL CERTIFICATE FOR OPENCART ?

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HOW TO CONFIGURE SSL CERTIFICATE FOR OPENCART ?

OPENCART SSL CONFIGURATION

FIG 1 – SSL CONGURATION FOR OPENCART

for accepting payment through your opencart based e-commerce site for secure transactions it is advised to enable and ssetup SSL certificate.

It is required to follow number of steps to enable the SSL certificate.

1)  To get SSL Certificate you may refer  https://www.sslshopper.com/   or you may contact your hosting provider,

2) Login to your site admin panel goto admin->setting->server and select yes in use ssl certificate option as shown in the below screenshot

CONFIGURE SSL FOR OPENCART

FIG 2-SSL CONGURATION FOR OPENCART

3) Update config.php file as as shown in below screen shot

CONFIGURE SSL FOR OPENCART

FIG 3 - SSL CONGURATION FOR OPENCART

4) Update admin/config.php file as shown in below screen shot

CONFIGURE SSL FOR OPENCART

FIG 4 - SSL CONGURATION FOR OPENCART

5) Now you need to test the site after performing the above steps

CONFIGURE SSL FOR OPENCART

FIG 5 - SSL CONGURATION FOR OPENCART

6) Sometime you face problems even if you have gone through above steps like I faced a problem of not having a fully secure site ( showing exclamation sign with the message ÔÇ£ÔÇØ )

If you face the same problem below are some tips

1) Test the status of the SSL certificate from below site . if any issue found than contact the SSL certificate provider https://www.sslshopper.com/ssl-checker.html

SSL CONFIGURATION FOR OPENCART

FIG 6 -SSL CONFIGURATION FOR OPENCART

2) Use below site to test if SSL is properly configured or not. It will also suggest for the correction https://www.whynopadlock.com
Like I have corrected my .htaccess file.

SSL CONFIGURATION FOR OPENCART

FIG 7 – SSL CONFIGURATION FOR OPENCART

 

SSL CONFIGURATION FOR OPENCART

FIG 8 -SSL CONFIGURATION FOR OPENCART

3) Make sure for

system/config/catalog.php and

system/config/admin.php file┬á the $_[‘ssl_ss’] = true;

CONFIGURE SSL FOR OPENCART

FIG 9 – CONFIGURE SSL FOR OPENCART

SSL CONFIGURATION FOR OPENCART

FIG 10 – SSL CONFIGURATION FOR OPENCART

after applying all the configuration setting your opencart site will start work as below.

SSL CONGURATION FOR OPENCART

FIG 11 – SSL CONGURATION FOR OPENCART

 

If you still face any problem In configuring SSL you may please contact me or comment here.

Good day,
Hiren

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