SSL on one site in a multisite set up

One of the sites on my multisite network wants to launch a service that requires SSL. Can I set up an SSL certificate for that site only and what are the implications?

Thanks :slight_smile:

  • Adam Czajczyk

    Hello Ken!

    I hope you're well today and thank you for your question!

    You can setup SSL for a single sub-site only and there's no implications "from WordPress point of view" because SSL certification is handled by the server and not WordPress.

    You will need a valid certificate for that subdomain/mapped domain of your site and install it on the server and then set that sub-site to go over HTTPS connection.

    The only implication is that some servers - mostly simple shared hosts - may not support more than a single certificate installed per account so I'd suggest getting in touch with your host first and asking them whether they allow using multiple certificates with single account.

    Best regards,
    Adam

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