HTTPS hostingHistorically, websites have been hosted using the http protocol. This protocol is insecure: between your users and your website is not encrypted, and can be intercepted or altered. The secure version of http is known as https, and it is this protocol that triggers the green padlock in a browser:
Enabling HTTPS for your Mythic Beasts-hosted website
Please note: To enable https on your site, we must already be hosting the http version of your site. If you're configuring a new site with Mythic Beasts, make sure that you can access your site via http before enabling https. If you're transferring an existing https site to us, please see our separate support page.To get started, log in to our customer control panel, click on "Hosting and shell accounts", and click through to the hosting account for your site. Now find your site in the list, and click on "web settings":
Click, hit "save changes":
We've got plans to make this faster, but for the moment, you'll need to wait a few minutes. We'll go and obtain a certificate for your site, and once installed update your site so that it redirects to the HTTPS by default. Browse to your website, and you should see the green padlock:
If you haven't got a working HTTPS site within 10 minutes, email us - we're here to help.