About Self-Signed Certificates
A SSL certificate is a way to encrypt a site's information and create a more secure connection. Additionally, the certificate can show the virtual private erver's identification information to site visitors. Certificate Authorities can issue SSL certificates that verify the server's details while a self-signed certificate has no 3rd party corroboration.
Step One—Create a Directory for the Certificate
The SSL certificate has 2 parts main parts: the certificate itself and the public key.