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March 17, 2018 at 5:51 am #84503Floyd RobertsParticipant
I decided to try here and I have no idea how to use it. Tried sending email but I can’t include a question. Well I could use some help using this. Today my site says my ssl certificate expired to others and that its unsafe. Trying to fix that! turoksanctum.comMarch 17, 2018 at 9:15 am #84505
Your support request was received in good order and has been asnwered. I’ll post the answer here as well:
I just checked your site, the problem is that your certificate has expired:
A valid SSL certificate is required for Really Simple SSL and Really Simple SSL pro.
For support on your expired SSL certificate, I would recommend to contact the supplier, which is possibly your hosting company.
As soon as the scan returns a grade A, I can help you configure your site for SSL.
Let me know if you have any questions!March 26, 2018 at 7:34 pm #86237MatthewGuest
please i need help with ssl certificate, i tried to use the plugin to my website it will not work.
am not that good at it, i need an advice on how i can come about uploading ssl to my website. the one i have on the website it says it’s has expired from 2012 and i want to take it off and install a new one. i need help plsMarch 27, 2018 at 8:10 am #86351
it sounds like your website is using a certificate that has expired. Really Simple SSL is not a certificate itself and needs a valid certificate before it can work correctly. We recommend to obtain a certificate at your hosting provider, they will have access to the server and can install the certificate for you. Once a valid certificate is installed, Really Simple SSL will help to migrate your site to SSL.
MarkMay 11, 2018 at 4:30 am #95635KirstenGuest
I created and downloaded an SSL certificate from sslforfree.com. I copied these into my cpanel admin dashboard on godaddy.com and installed the Really Simple SSL on my wordpress site. When activated, one is unable to visit my site without a warning that the site is not secure. I am forced to deactivate the plugin to allow my website to be functional.
Please advise (take note that I have no expertise or experience in this area)May 11, 2018 at 7:55 am #95647
it is possible the certificate isn’t installed correctly and therefore the results in a warning. Can you check if the certificate checks out by doing a scan here: https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/?
MarkMay 11, 2018 at 4:37 pm #95771KirstenGuest
Mark, THANK YOU! That site returned the issue and helped me resolve it on my own, it’s all fixed now. Thanks so much!!June 11, 2018 at 11:48 pm #104280Dawn SovinskyGuest
Hello. I have been in contact with word press. They said I have a valid license. I have Really Simple SSL plugin installed in my page, it shows up as downloaded, yet I can get no further. I went to QUalys SSL Labs, and the site can’t be found. Any suggestions?June 12, 2018 at 7:40 am #104333
If SSL labs can’t find your site, it’s probably a DNS issue. Your webhoster can help you with that. Really Simple SSL can only activate if your site can actually load over https. If you post your domain we can check if for you.September 4, 2018 at 4:43 am #125401Arun PalGuest
I read through many forum regarding ‘Really Simple SSL’ Plugin issue, not detecting SSL on the server.
Following things might help if anyone looking for help (For CentOS Server):
1: Make sure you have ssl.conf present in (/etc/httpd/conf.d) directory.
If not then, you need to install mod_ssl: sudo yum install mod_ssl
2: Once done ssl.conf file will be created and make below changes to it:
ssl.conf file (/etc/httpd/conf.d):
3: Restart Httpd
4: Login to your WordPress server with ‘https’. You can log in to your WordPress with https.November 24, 2018 at 9:07 am #147024Shahid UmarGuest
My Simple SSL has expired, could you please guide me what should i do to get my site back to https?November 24, 2018 at 9:17 am #147025
Please note that Really Simple SSL is not an SSL certificate. I recommend to contact your webhoster about renewing your SSL certificate.
RogierDecember 1, 2018 at 8:45 pm #148903KenGuest
Was trying to obtain free SSL for this site and not sure what info is needed?
KenDecember 1, 2018 at 9:19 pm #148908
Hi Ken, for an SSL certificate, you should contact your webhoster. If they support let’s encrypt, you can probably get the free SSL certificate installed automatically. Your webhoster can tell you more.December 11, 2018 at 9:38 am #151190Marc BolichGuest
Hello, so I have a Really Simple SSL Plugin in my WordPress and already got the renewed license. My question is, if there something I have to do or make tweaks on my settings at Really Simple SSL since my SSL will expire soon? Thanks in advanceDecember 11, 2018 at 10:22 am #151204
we recommend to contact your hosting provider if the certificate is about to expire soon. Some certificates will be renewed automatically, while others require you to take action before renewing. It’s best to contact your hosting provider about renewing the certificate to be on the safe side.December 11, 2018 at 10:38 am #151217Marc BolichGuest
Thank You for your response. I already followed the instructions with my hosting provider and already collected the new SSL certificate. My question is, if the Really Simple SLL plugin of WordPress will automatically update the new certificate? Because upon setting it up, I didn’t do any more settings upon connecting the SSL. Still, thanks for your help.December 11, 2018 at 10:45 am #151221
Really Simple SSL cannot install the new certificate for you. That is something your hosting provider or you need to do. Once a new certificate has been installed, Really Simple SSL will detect it automatically, you don’t have to make any changes to the plugin configuration after installing a new certificate.December 11, 2018 at 3:38 pm #151323Marc BolichGuest
Would look forward that my website would work well. Thanks for your informative and helpful response.June 10, 2019 at 4:46 pm #234734SabrinaGuest
Hi, I updated the SSL certificate with my hosting provider (Namecheap) – how long will it take for Really Simple SSL Pro to detect and update it?
ThanksJune 10, 2019 at 9:21 pm #234807
Really Simple SSL pro will detect it as soon as the certificate is installed correctly. To check if the certificate is working, you can run a scan on https://ssllabs.com/ssltestMarch 2, 2020 at 3:28 pm #343992deepakGuest
My Really Simple SSL is expaire now. thats why i am not able to open my wordpress backend also. as well as website also not working.March 2, 2020 at 3:29 pm #343993deepakGuest
My website is https://www.mrsinghcab.com/March 3, 2020 at 12:02 pm #344451
your site does seem to have the secure lock now, are you still experiencing any issues?
MarkMarch 4, 2020 at 12:12 pm #344696Faiza BukhariGuest
Hi sir, I have applied all the steps of SSL but still I do not see any secure lock. Please help me quickly. Thank you.March 4, 2020 at 3:17 pm #344737
could you try to clear all caches the website uses to see if that resolves the issue?
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