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Using safe mode

Migrating to SSL can cause unexpected side effects. When caching is causing redirects, or a plugin redirects back to http, or other such issues, it can be helpfull to activate Really Simple SSL in a minimized way (as of 2.5.9). First, deactivate Really Simple SSL (use the remote script if you don’t have access to …

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Remove .htaccess redirect on site lockout

When you enable the setting “htaccess redirect” in settings/ssl/settings, Really Simple SSL detects the best redirect, then opens a testpage to verify this option won’t result in redirect loops. Even so this in some cases causes redirect loops after all: there are a lot of server configurations, and some respond unexpectedly to the proposed rules. …

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My website is in a redirect loop

When you experience a redirect loop, this can be caused by several things. On activation, Really Simple SSL adds a WordPress 301 redirect (as of 2.5.9). You can prevent this redirect from being used either by disabling it in the settings, or, if you can’t access the settings, adding define(“rsssl_no_wp_redirect”, true); to your wp-config.php. Another …

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Redirect loop in WordPress admin only, not on front end

WordPress depends on a variable, $_SERVER[“HTTPS”] to check if it is on SSL. As a consequence, when this variable is not set, and SSL is forced, WordPress tries to redirect back to http. This causes redirect loops on the back-end only, and not on the front-end. Really Simple SSL fixes this by adding $_SERVER[“HTTPS”] = “on” …

Redirect Loops Uninstalling

How to uninstall / deactivate when backend is not accessible

There are situations where you can get locked out of the backend of WordPress. For example, if you do not have a valid SSL certificate, and you forced it anyway you can get locked out of the backend. In this case you want to deactivate the plugin, but you can’t access the WordPress plugin overview. The …