Knowledge base

Google AnalyticsRedirect rules

How to setup Google Analytics and Google Search Console/Webmaster Tools

When you move your site to ssl, you have to adjust your settings in Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools/Search Console accordingly. It’s not much work, but it’s important you fix it. In short, you need to set your primary domain in both Webmaster Tools as in Google analytics to your https domain. I’ll discuss …

Mixed content

Removing mixed content fixer comment from html source

Really Simple SSL adds a html comment to the source of your website. Since 2.4 this is a data attribute. This makes it easy to check if the mixed content fixer is active. This is necessary because sometimes other plugins block the mixed content fixer. If the comment does not appear, you know you have a …

Excluding/including SSL on specific pagesRedirect rules

Enabling SSL for just one page, or excluding one page or url

Why SSL on one page? If you don’t want to move to SSL entirely because you’re afraid to lose your ranking, don’t worry. If you redirect your site with 301 permanent redirects, this does not happen. Sometimes your site gets a bit slower when on SSL. This might be especially noticeable when you have a lot …

No SSL detectedWarnings & Errormessages

No SSL detected, but I’m sure I have SSL

No SSL was detected If you see this message at the top of your page, this can mean two things: You don’t have an SSL certificate. You can check this on ssllabs.com/ssltest The certificate check in Really Simple SSL failed, because the output on yours server differs from the expected output. If the scan on SSL …

Redirect LoopsUninstalling

How to uninstall / deactivate when backend is not accessible

There are situations where you can get locked out of the backend of WordPress. For example, if you do not have a valid SSL certificate, and you forced it anyway, or if you have a redirect to http:// enabled on your site, then activate Really Simple SSL, which adds a redirect to https. In this …