Knowledge base

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 …

cURL errors

What is cURL? cURL is a widely used method of transferring data from and to (web)servers via URL’s. It is installed on most, if not all webservers which makes it an ideal tool to use. Really Simple SSL uses cURL for a number of things. The plugin uses cURL to open your webpage to check …

Warnings & Errormessages

cURL error 35: SSL connect error

The cURL error 35 can appear in the Really Simple SSL debug log when the CURL function cannot connect to your website using SSL. Curl often uses a different set of certificates, shipped with PHP. There are several things that can cause this problem, in most cases updating both cURL and PHP to a newer …

Redirect LoopsSettings

Recommended .htaccess redirect option

If you didn’t enable the .htaccess redirect in your site, you may see a new plus one, with a notice in your dashboard (since version 3.2) WordPress 301 redirect enabled. We recommend to enable the .htaccess redirect option on your specific setup. This setting is not enabled by default, because on some setups you may …

Guides

How to fix mixed content in Elementor after moving to SSL

We often see mixed content on Elementor based sites after moving to SSL. Luckily for Elementor users, these mixed content issues can be fixed easily. If you have mixed content on your Elementor pages after moving to SSL, here’s how you can fix it: Be sure to create a backup of your database before performing …