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How to install a free SSL certificate on your WordPress cPanel hosting

If your hosting package has cPanel, you can easily add a free SSL certificate with the SSL Zen plugin. This plugin allows you to generate a free Let’s Encrypt certificate. A Let’s Encrypt certificate is a free SSL certificate. Requirements: cPanel access with the TLS/SSL Manager module enabled FTP/file manager access How to install a …

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To change this page upload a new index.html to your private_html folder

If you see this message when you access your site over https: To change this page upload a new index.html to your private_html folder This means there are different folders for http:// and https://, your site is in the http (public_html) and you’re looking at the private_html folder. The site will load fine over http://  …

Media library not showing images, or upload error after switch to SSL

There are several issues I regularly encounter with the WordPress Media library after a site has moved to SSL. HTTP error If you try to upload, and see the error message “HTTP error”, this points to a permissions error on the server. Sometimes when a site is switched to SSL, permissions have to be configured …

SSL certificate Warnings & Errormessages

err_ssl_protocol_error

err_ssl_protocol_error The err_ssl_protocol_error is usually caused by a failure to securely communicate with the server and often has to do with the server configuration. For any SSL related error there are a number of steps to finding the cause of the issue. The first step is clearing your browsers cache. If that doesn’t help, the …

SSL certificate Warnings & Errormessages

ssl_error_bad_cert_domain

ssl_error_bad_cert_domain the ssl_error_bad_cert_domain error is shown when the domain name on the certificate doesn’t match the domain of your site. A lot of hosting providers will have a default SSL certificate installed using their own domain. When visiting a site that doesn’t have it’s own certificate installed this error occurs. To test this you can …