Category Archives: SSL

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Websites now being blacklisted when not using SSL on sensitive data input fields

Sucuri just published an interesting article that shows Google is starting to slowly force  SSL on all websites. The gist of it is: websites can now get blacklisted just for not using SSL. The affected websites appear to use non password input fields, or use another type of login. For example, the WordPress admin login …

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Really Simple SSL 2.5.14, minor update

2.5.14 was released today, with two adjustments: A bug was discovered in the mixed content fixer, where a match was found on http links across html elements when newlines were removed by optimization plugins. If a link element was found, but the href was https, it would match the first href=”http, which could be an external …

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Improved multisite support for Really Simple SSL

This Monday I noticed Really Simple SSL has passed 200 000 active installs! While 100 000 was a milestone, the speed in which the 200 000 was reached is a milestone in itself 🙂 In the latest release of Really Simple SSL, I wanted to expand the multisite support. The plugin always worked for multisite, …

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New plugin published on WordPress: Guest Post Publisher

Today I’ve released a new plugin on WordPress: Guest Post Publisher. Just like the name says, you can use it to let your website visitors post guest posts. The reason I wrote this plugin is that the plugins that were available for guest post publishing, were either too complicated, or weren’t very great looking. I …

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HSTS: HTTP Strict Transport Security, and why it’s good to have it

HSTS, or HTTP Strict Transport security is an option in Really Simple SSL pro, and I guess most people just activate it, just because you can. But it’s good to know why you need it. When you have an SSL certificate on your domain, anyone can still use your site over http. The simplest solution is …