Rogier Lankhorst


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Mixed content

Images not found with Photon from Jetpack

Some websites using JetPack have Photon activated. Photon is an image acceleration and editing service, where the images are served from the WordPress cloud. In some cases, there are issues with this service when moving to SSL. If you encounter links as these in your site that are giving you 400 or 404 errors, you …

Redirect Loops

Redirect loop in WordPress admin only, not on front end

WordPress depends on a variable, $_SERVER[“HTTPS”] to check if it is on SSL. As a consequence, when this variable is not set, and SSL is forced, WordPress tries to redirect back to http. This causes redirect loops on the back-end only, and not on the front-end. Really Simple SSL fixes this by adding $_SERVER[“HTTPS”] = “on” …

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Really Simple SSL 2.4 released

Today the 2.4 version is released. The mixed content fixer has been rebuilt, which should make it work in almost all situations. The marker which makes it possible for the plugin to detect if it’s working has been changed so that it won’t conflict with ajax calls anymore. In some setups, the admin notices do …

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New features for free and pro version coming up

Both Really Simple SSL and Really Simple SSL have a new release coming up. In 2.4, the mixed content fixer has been rebuilt. Also the mixed content fixer detection, which prior worked with a small comment at the bottom, is now changed to a data attribute. This way, ajax calls don’t get bothered with the …

404 pages Redirect rules

www not redirecting to non-www on cloudflare

Recently I encountered an interesting issue with redirection from www to non-www. The non www site worked perfectly after migration to SSL, but the www site gave a 404 not found error, or a SSL server error. The issue was solved in the end by the hosting company. If a user has connected a site …