Rogier Lankhorst

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Really Simple SSL 2.5.23

WordPress 4.9 was released this week. So we tested with the new version last week. No compatiblity issues with WordPress 4.9 were found. Additionally, we’ve added a test for the http only cookie settings, which is a great improvement for your security if you switch your site to SSL. You can of course add them …


Over 500.000 active installations of Really Simple SSL!

This week I noticed Really Simple SSL has passed half a million active websites, and is download over 2 million times! Pretty cool! So I have to thank you, for supporting Really Simple SSL! We have received 312 reviews, of which 296 are 5 stars. I really appreciate all your reviews and feedback. This huge …


Easy Digital Downloads Gravity Forms license integration

As we use Easy Digital Downloads software licensing for plugin upgrade handling in combination with Gravity Forms to handle support requests, I missed a simple automatic license check in Gravity Forms. To remedy this we’ve created an easy to use plugin that adds a dedicated license field to the Gravity Forms fields: EDD Gravity Forms …

Excluding/including SSL on specific pages Redirect rules SSL certificate

AutoSSL Let’s Encrypt plugin cannot verify domain because of .htaccess 301 redirect

I recently came across an issue where the AutoSSL let’s encrypt plugin can’t verify the domain. Strange though it may seem, this tool needs to access the website over http to renew the SSL certificate. A solution can be to disable the .htaccess redirect, renew, then enable again, but this is not a very elegant …


Really Simple SSL 2.5.21 ready for betatesting

Today 2.5.21 was released for beta testing on We welcome any input on this new release! This release is already extensively tested without any issues, but we love to get your input! The output buffer that handles the mixed content fixer is now flushed on the wp_print_footer_scripts hook. This will make the mixed content fixer …