Tag Archives: WordPress

Warnings & Errormessages

Amp javascript warning with Really Simple SSL

If your site uses AMP (accelerated mobile pages) in combination with Really Simple SSL, you might encounter an error regarding javascript in the head of the website. If you see this error, you have the option “javascript redirect to SSL” enabled in settings/ssl. The solution is simple: just deactivate this redirect, and the inline script …

SSL certificate

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 …

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 …

Guides

Backing up your site

Creating a backup of your website is important It’s important for every website to have a sound backup plan. Sometimes a simple, small mistake can lead to a site becoming inaccessible. In these cases having a backup can save you a lot of headache and stress. Luckily there are a number of WordPress plugins which …