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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. Really Simple SSL adds two redirects: a javascript redirect, which you can disable in the SSL settings, and a .htaccess redirect. Redirects can also be caused by other plugins, or by a certificate issue. Really Simple SSL first tests if a redirect …

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Images not found with Photon from Jetpack

Some websites using JetPack have Photon activated. Photon is an image acceleration and editing service, where the images are served from the WordPress cloud. In some cases, there are issues with this service when moving to SSL. If you encounter links as these in your site that are giving you 400 or 404 errors, you …

Redirect Loops

Redirect loop in WordPress admin only, not on front end

WordPress depends on a variable, $_SERVER[“HTTPS”] to check if it is on SSL. As a consequence, when this variable is not set, and SSL is forced, WordPress tries to redirect back to http. This causes redirect loops on the back-end only, and not on the front-end. Really Simple SSL fixes this by adding $_SERVER[“HTTPS”] = “on” …