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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. …

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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 …

Redirect Loops

My website is in a redirect loop

When you experience a redirect loop, this can be caused by several things. On activation, Really Simple SSL adds a WordPress 301 redirect (as of 2.5.9). You can prevent this redirect from being used either by disabling it in the settings, or, if you can’t access the settings, adding define(“rsssl_no_wp_redirect”, true); to your wp-config.php. Another …