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This will create a certificate with you as the CA, and obviously, noone out there will have you as a trusted CA. You can then have instructions on your site on how to add your CA as a trusted source. (until then, all data will be encrypted, but a warning will pop up in your browser, stating that the autority is not trusted).
Just one thing to add here -- You yourself are not a trusted CA (Certificate Authority) like Verisign, etc. So even though you will be issuing a certificate, only you can be sure that it is from a trusted source. This may not matter if all the people connecting to your website are say from an intranet but if you are doing any kind of ecommerce, etc you may have to go another route
I believe it you do a search on Free CA's or open source CA you may be ablel to find someone