I want to work with let's encrypt

Hello
I’m new here. And i want to work with let’sencrypt.
(Actually i want to create a website. There people’s create ssl for herself)
For example : sslforfree.com

Please help
With regards

Hi @PiyushJangid,

If you want to write a Let’s Encrypt client application from scratch, you can see

The Let’s Encrypt service is based on ACME (RFC 8555)

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8555

You could also choose to use an existing ACME library or an existing ACME client application

Note that the source code for the gethttpsforfree is available under the MIT license:

I would also like to point out that Let’s Encrypt discourages use of web-based clients in some ways (because they’re not automated and because in some methods the web site operator has access to the user’s private keys).

Thanks for your reply
But sorry, I’m new for all that. i don’t understand, what i do. please guide me step by step.

Hi @PiyushJangid,

If you want to create a web site where people can create Let’s Encrypt certificates for themselves but you don’t understand this documentation or code, you might not have the appropriate skills for your project yet. In that case, I would suggest continuing to practice with other web development projects first in order to build up your skills.

We don’t have any recipe or guide for creating sites like this because we don’t think it’s an application that will be very useful to the public (especially when a few well-written tools like this already exist and are already available). I mentioned before

that Let’s Encrypt discourages use of web-based clients in some ways (because they’re not automated and because in some methods the web site operator has access to the user’s private keys)

We don’t see a way that it would be very helpful to our users if there were more new sites like sslforfree, gethttpsforfree, and zerossl. and so I don’t think we’re going to make additional documentation specifically about how to create this kind of service.

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