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Hyperlinks to external urls getting replaced to https

There are two situations where a normal hyperlink to an external url could get replaced to https Website domain is part of the external domain When the external url is for example http://domain.com.au while the website url is http://domain.com this can happen. Really Simple SSL replaces all instances of the own website domain in the html to https. …

Plugin conflictsRedirect LoopsUninstalling

Using safe mode

Migrating to SSL can cause unexpected side effects. When caching is causing redirects, or a plugin redirects back to http, or other such issues, it can be helpfull to activate Really Simple SSL in a minimized way (as of 2.5.9). First, deactivate Really Simple SSL (use the remote script if you don’t have access to …

Redirect LoopsRedirect rules

Remove .htaccess redirect on site lockout

When you enable the setting “htaccess redirect” in settings/ssl/settings, Really Simple SSL detects the best redirect, then opens a testpage to verify this option won’t result in redirect loops. Even so this in some cases causes redirect loops after all: there are a lot of server configurations, and some respond unexpectedly to the proposed rules. …

Mixed contentPlugin conflictsSeo

Compatibility fix for Social Warfare share counts recovery

If you are using the Social Warfare share counts recovery plugin to recover the social shares and likes for Facebook,  Twitter etc, you might run into the problem that there is a slight incompatibility between the plugins. As Really Simple SSL fixes all http links, it also fixes a link that the Warfare plugin needs to …

404 pagesRedirect rules

Redirection to subfolder domains redirects to https://www.domain.com/domain.com

If you are running multiple single site WordPress websites in one hosting account, where you redirect to the correct domain using htaccess code like the example this: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !domain/ RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^domain.com$ [NC,OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.domain.com$ RewriteRule (.*) /domain/$1 [L] the default Really Simple SSL redirect in combination with this code might …