Knowledge base

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 …

Guides

How to use WP-CLI with Really Simple SSL

Good news, since version 3.1.6 Really Simple SSL supports WP-CLI for basic SSL management. This version is not live yet in the WordPress repository and can be found on the Really Simple SSL Github page. The Really Simple SSL commands can be accessed with wp rsssl. The plugin currently supports two basic commands: one to …

GuidesPremium pluginsReally Simple SSL pro

How to use the Content Security Policy generator

Since today Really Simple SSL pro has the ability to generate a Content Security Policy for your WordPress site. A Content Security Policy is an added layer of security that can mitigate and detect various security threats. Since this is an advanced feature, we recommend to only use this functionality if you have an understanding …