Really Simple SSL

Category: Let’s Encrypt

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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Install a Free SSL Certificate with Really Simple SSL

From Really Simple SSL 5.0 onward you can install a Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate on your WordPress website. Please remember your hosting provider might block this installation. For example, if they offer a free SSL certificate already, or if they block the installation because they

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Protect SSL generation directories

Protect SSL generation directories this warning occurs when your SSL certificate files aren’t protected. This happens when Really Simple SSL has created an ssl/certs and ssl/keys directory in your websites root folder. The public certificate (*.crt) being available is not an issue, it’s the private

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