Really Simple SSL

Day: December 5, 2015

How to recover Facebook likes after moving to https/SSL

Websites with a lot of Facebook likes are bound to lose some likes or shares when they move their site to https / SSL. Facebook sees your https URL as a completely different URL. How to recover your Facebook shares after you have switched to

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Does SSL improve my security?

Sure. But I would not say it is the first thing you should do. To prevent your site from getting hacked, start with the following: Do not use Admin as your username Use a difficult password Use two-factor authentication Install a security plugin, such as

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Redirect rules in Nginx

Use the following to redirect to https on nginx. server { listen 80; server_name my-domain.com; return 301 https://$server_name$request_uri; }

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What does the plugin Really Simple SSL actually do?

You only have to click activate, and in most cases, your site is ready for SSL. So what happens in the background? On activation, Really Simple SSL: Checks for SSL before activating Selects the right kind of .htaccess redirect rule If needed, adds a load

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Is Really Simple SSL suitable for my multisite installation?

Yes, you can use Really Simple SSL for multisite. When you activate Really Simple SSL on a multisite environment, you can choose to network activate, or to activate per-site. When you network activate, you get the same option again (might be confusing) but even on

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