Knowledge Base Archives: Redirect Loops

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 …

Redirect Loops

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

Website loads well in Chrome, but gives redirect loop in Safari

This can be caused by your server configuration, or by the SSL certificate. Read this article  on how to check if it is caused by your certificate. For the server configuration, you can try the steps below. On some servers, Safari may have issues with certain .htaccess redirects. To solve this, you can either remove the …

Redirect Loops Uninstalling

when the built in deactivation does not work, manual uninstalling

Installing SSL can be tricky. If another plugin redirects to http, or your certificate is not valid,  a redirect loop could occur, resulting in a not accessible back-end. This plugin is shipped with a simple way to deactivate remotely, without access to the back-end. Though this should always work, as a fall-back I’ll describe here how …