Knowledge Base Archives: Redirect rules

404 pages Redirect rules

www not redirecting to non-www on cloudflare

Recently I encountered an interesting issue with redirection from www to non-www. The non www site worked perfectly after migration to SSL, but the www site gave a 404 not found error, or a SSL server error. The issue was solved in the end by the hosting company. If a user has connected a site …

Excluding/including SSL on specific pages Redirect rules SSL certificate

Preventing subdomains or add on domains from getting forced to https

If you have several subdomains, or add-on domains, but do not use WordPress Multisite, you’ll need a way to prevent Really Simple SSL from forwarding all subdomains to https. That is, if these subdomains do not have an SSL certificate of course. 1. In settings/ssl, disable the wp redirect, and enable the .htaccess 301 redirect. …

404 pages Redirect rules

404 pages on your WordPress site when migrating to SSL

Sometimes users have the issue that all pages get 404 errors when Really Simple SSL is activated. The cause is different from user to user and from server to server. Re-save the permalinks Thought Really Simple SSL flushes the internal rewrite rules, it sometimes helps to do this again.  You can find the permalinks in …

Mixed content Redirect rules Seo

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. I specifically built this plugin to be fast: most of the work is done in the back-end, which doesn’t harm your performance. First, take a look at this independent test: https://plugintests.com/plugins/really-simple-ssl/latest. You will see the test indicates …

Redirect rules

Manually insert .htaccess redirect http to https

Let Really Simple SSL handle the .htaccess redirect In most cases you can let Really Simple SSL handle the .htaccess redirect. The plugin has an option which inserts the detected .htaccess redirect rules. To select it, log in to your WordPress admin, and navigate to: Settings / SSL / settings There you will find the …