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Yes, you can generate one yourself but visitors will get a warning when visiting your website. There are also a few companies who offer free SSL certificates: try StartSSL.


When I want test a SSL connection with a website I use openssl Generate the key openssl genrsa -out server.key 1024 Generate csr file openssl req -new -key server.key -out server.csr Generate the certificate openssl x509 -req -days 365 -in server.csr -signkey server.key -out server.crt And now you can use with Apache


Even if you generate your own key/certificate pair, it doesn't mean your webhost will let you use it to serve HTTPS pages. They'd still have to enable it in their server config, and I highly doubt a free service will do that for you. This question has a few answers elaborating on why.


There's two reasons for the Chrome browser showing the yellow warning icon associated with your security status: Certificate strength (and algorithm used); Mixed content warnings - serving HTTP over HTTPS A good test to check #1 is the Qualys SSL Test. Chrome developer tools will show if there's any insecure content for #2. When I checked the URL you ...

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