Knowledge Base Archives: Warnings & Errormessages

SSL certificate Warnings & Errormessages

Website not accessible with SSL

If you cannot access your website, but do not have redirect loop errors, your SSL certificate might be invalid. Normally Really Simple SSL checks if ssl is available, and only proceeds if the test is successfull. If you forced ssl anyway, or blocked access to the plugin folder in an unexpected way, you could accidentally …

Mixed content Warnings & Errormessages

How to track down mixed content or insecure content

If you do not see the green lock in your browser address bar, you still have mixed content. It is very important that this is fixed, because browsers will throw all sorts of warnings at users, who might get scared. What is mixed content? Your website consists of HTML, images, javascript and CSS files. When …

Warnings & Errormessages

The settings page says redirect could not be set in the .htaccess

Your site can run on ssl without any issues. The plugin also adds some javascript to redirect any non https pages, so your site should load over https without any problems. Furthermore, you can enable the HSTS setting to improve security. Common causes: 1. The .htaccess is not writable, or not available. 2. Testing of …