Really Simple SSL

Category: Let’s Encrypt

Renewing a Really Simple SSL Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate

Really Simple SSL will let you know when your Let’s Encrypt certificate generated by Really Simple SSL is about to expire. Two weeks before the expiration date, you will see one of the following notices in your SSL settings dashboard: The SSL certificate has been

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OCSP Stapling

OCSP Stapling OCSP stands for Online Certificate Status Protocol. It is a tool to check the certificate status in real-time. When a user visits your site, an OCSP request is generally made to the Certificate Authority that issued the SSL certificate. This is done to

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Fatal error on settings page

On some servers, we’ve seen a critical error on the settings page. The debug log showed this error: Fatal error: [disabled_function] Aborted execution on call of the function ‘function_exists’, because its argument ‘$function_name’ content (shell_exec) matched a rule in public_html/wp-content/plugins/really-simple-ssl/lets-encrypt/functions.php on line 652 This line

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How to add a TXT record to DNS

You will need to add a so-called TXT record to continue DNS verification while generating an SSL certificate with Let’s Encrypt by Really Simple SSL. We will explain how this is done, in some cases your hosting environment might look different, but the responding fields

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How to set Security Headers on Apache and NGINX

Below we will discuss the different ways to set security headers on both Apache and NGINX, and why caching conflicts with security headers set with PHP. Really Simple SSL will choose the correct setting by default, but it’s always a good idea to know what

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