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BillingPayments

Updating your payment method / renewal failing

How to update your payment method/card (billing method) You can update your payment method in the profile tab of your account page. Near the bottom of the profile tab you will see the ‘Manage Payment Methods’ section. Here you can add a new card or update details for an existing card. I have updated my …

GuidesSSL certificate

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 …