Tag: SSL

Fix Mixed Content Warnings and Blocked Content with HTTP/HTTPS Remover

mixed content warning plugin

So you’ve just installed an SSL certificate on your site, and you’re getting mixed content warnings? Noticing Google fonts not embedding, JavaScript files not loading, images missing, and so on? Welcome¬†to another entry in an ongoing topic: why putting a WordPress site under SSL is harder than it should be, and what to do about it—mixed content warning edition.

No More HTTP/HTTPS Drama with WP Force SSL

wp force ssl

Sometimes things come in waves. This week, I had to deal with two sites that had both http:// and https:// versions sitting side-by-side. In other words, typing in https://site.com reveals a working SSL certificate, but just typing in site.com takes you to http://site.com, which is still just sitting there, parallel to the identical SSL version, but without SSL protection of any kind.

WordPress Security Tips

Search Google and just about every article you come along will tell you that in order to have a secure blog, you need X amount of plugins. I disagree. I use none yet I’m satisfied I have a reasonable level of security. I use a number of techniques to keep the site safe, which I’ll discuss over the course of the post.