SSL Certificates and Heroku

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With DNSimple you can request an SSL certificate that you can install on Heroku to enable HTTPS on your Heroku application. DNSimple also provides the ALIAS feature that is necessary if you want to point your root domain to Heroku, as explained in the official Heroku documentation.

This article provides step-by-step instructions to obtain a new SSL certificate via DNSimple, install it on Heroku, and configure Heroku to use the new SSL certificate with the appropriate domain.

Before you start, please take a moment to review information and prices about our SSL certificates. Most common questions are answered in the SSL certificates FAQ.

Obtain the SSL certificate

We have prepared a guide to purchasing an SSL certificate. Once you have followed that and the certificate has been issued, return to the certificate page for the next step.

Install the SSL certificate on Heroku

Open the certificate page and click .

Click the Heroku section

On that page, click the Heroku section and follow the directions presented to you.