Knowledge Base Archives: Redirect Loops

Redirect Loops Redirect rules Warnings & Errormessages

htaccess redirect to https may cause redirect to 401.shtml when using password protection

When using the .htaccess for password protection in combination with the .htaccess 301 redirect to https in Really Simple SSL, a redirect to https://domain.com/401.shtml might occur. A simple solution which has been reported to work is to add ErrorDocument 401 default To the top of your .htaccess, so the end result looks like this (the …

Redirect Loops Settings

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 you have the option to define page rules. If this …

Plugin conflicts Redirect Loops Uninstalling

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 …

Redirect Loops Redirect rules

Remove .htaccess redirect on site lockout

The .htaccess is the fastest redirect, so why not enable it by default? When you enable the setting “htaccess redirect” in settings/ssl/settings, Really Simple SSL detects the most suitable redirect, then opens a testpage to verify if this option won’t result in redirect loops. Even so, the detected redirect can cause a loop: there are …

Redirect Loops

My website is in a redirect loop

When you experience a redirect loop, this can be caused by several things, I’ve listed the most common causes below. Most checks can be done without access to the back-end. If these steps all fail, and you still have a redirect loop, you can try to activate Really Simple SSL in safe mode. This will …