Magento is a powerful eCommerce platform written in PHP. It enables individuals to setup eCommerce and online stores in minutes. Many reputable online stores and brick and mortar establishments are using this software to run their businesses.
In today’s environments, Magento is frequently being installed with SSL/TLS encryption so that all traffic to and from the website is protected over HTTPS. Also, websites that use HTTPS may rank better with Google and other search engine providers.
This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users an easy way to get Magento working on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates enabled.
This post covers installing the latest version of Magento with Let’s Encrypt support, which at the time of writing was at version 2.1.9.