Really Simple SSL

Category: F.A.Q.

SSL with CloudFlare and Really Simple SSL

If you are a CloudFlare user, there are a few things to consider when migrating to SSL. If you run into redirect loops when you use CloudFlare, and have activated Really Simple SSL, check if you have configured below settings correctly. Page rules In CloudFlare

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Does Really Simple SSL make my site slower?

When you’ve activated Really Simple SSL on your site, in some cases you might notice your site has become slower: this is not caused by the plugin! I specifically built this plugin to be fast: most of the work is done in the back-end, which

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Does SSL improve my security?

Sure. But I would not say it is the first thing you should do. To prevent your site from getting hacked, start with the following: Do not use Admin as your username Use a difficult password Use two-factor authentication Install a security plugin, such as

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What does the plugin Really Simple SSL actually do?

You only have to click activate, and in most cases, your site is ready for SSL. So what happens in the background? On activation, Really Simple SSL: Checks for SSL before activating Selects the right kind of .htaccess redirect rule If needed, adds a load

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Is Really Simple SSL suitable for my multisite installation?

Yes, you can use Really Simple SSL for multisite. When you activate Really Simple SSL on a multisite environment, you can choose to network activate, or to activate per-site. When you network activate, you get the same option again (might be confusing) but even on

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