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Mixed content

Parts of my site not loading

Did you install Really Simple SSL on your site, and now some images, stylesheets, or external servcies are not loading? When a site is requested over the SSL protocol, the browser will block all resources that are called with the http protocol. This is called “mixed content” or “insecure content”. To fix this, the Really …

SSL certificateWarnings & Errormessages

Website not accessible with SSL

If you cannot access your website, but do not have redirect loop errors, your SSL certificate might be invalid. Normally Really Simple SSL checks if ssl is available, and only proceeds if the test is successfull. If you forced ssl anyway, or blocked access to the plugin folder in an unexpected way, you could accidentally …

Mixed contentWarnings & Errormessages

How to track down mixed content or insecure content

If you do not see the green lock in your browser address bar, you still have mixed content. It is very important that this is fixed, because browsers will throw all sorts of warnings at users, who might get scared. What is mixed content? Your website consists of HTML, images, javascript and CSS files. When …

Redirect Loops

Website loads well in Chrome, but gives redirect loop in Safari

This can be caused by your server configuration, or by the SSL certificate. Read this article  on how to check if it is caused by your certificate. For the server configuration, you can try the steps below. On some servers, Safari may have issues with certain .htaccess redirects. To solve this, you can either remove the …

Redirect LoopsUninstalling

when the built in deactivation does not work, manual uninstalling

Installing SSL can be tricky. If another plugin redirects to http, or your certificate is not valid,  a redirect loop could occur, resulting in a not accessible back-end. This plugin is shipped with a simple way to deactivate remotely, without access to the back-end. Though this should always work, as a fall-back I’ll describe here how …