Wordpress SSL Setup and Routing - Bora Arat Personal Web Blog

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The importance of SSL is increasing day by day with factors such as Sanalpos, security and seo. This directs webmasters and site owners to receive SSL.

SSL is simply a certificate that allows data to be encrypted and sent between the server and the recipient. In this article, I will talk about SSL certificates and installation steps installed on wordpress with some problems.

Free SSL certificates

As the demand increases, the certificate prices are experiencing price breakdown day by day. It is a good opportunity for the owners of the site to provide free SSL certificate for many companies. I chose Let’s Encrypt from these companies, Let’s Encrypt It is a preferred company thanks to its free and easy installation. I will talk about the installation on the WHM side since I use a Linux based server, you can find the installation steps for Plesk and other panels from the site.

First, we access our server with root and SSH We write the following command over.


installation will not take too long, and then we access the WHM interface. WHM over manage ssl when we come to the part like the picture, Let’s Encrypt You can see it was installed.

In the next step, manage from the top auto ssl coming next to the domain addresses we want to install SSL enable by checking the checkbox, from the right check we click the button and Our SSL setup is completed in 1 minute. If you have how many domain names you have on the server, you can install them with this option.


Wodpress SSL forwarding

After our SSL setup process is completed, our next step is the forwarding process on wordpress. Although this process is not difficult, there is a lot of information pollution on the internet and it can be done with many methods and errors are received. First of all, we need to make the site address from the wodpress settings. https arrange to be.


You can make your other referral settings on htaccess.

Htaccess redirect 1:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R,L]

Htaccess redirect 2:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/admin [NC]
RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R,L]

In general, with these 2 htaccess redirects, you can redirect your page to be https by default. If you still get an error or have a redirect problem, at this address You can use the settings in the image by downloading the WordPress HTTPS (SSL) plugin.


2018 WordPress SSL Forwarding

If you have tried the above items and did not get any results, you can finally activate the SSL certificate without any problem. You can do this from worpdress plugins section. Really Simple SSL We install and activate the plugin.

After the plugin installation, from the wordrpess admin panel Settings> SSL section of the plugin settings. Settings You can update the section as in the picture below and use your website with SSL routing.

2018 wordrpess ssl redirect

Using one of these 4 different methods, it is possible to run your site and your sub-links on the SSL installed page.

HTTPS Errors

Yellow Mark On Pages – Explorer Safe Site Information Does Not Appear? – If you see problems like Firefox does not find the page safe, it is because some links are left as HTTP. You should make sure that all links in the issue are called HTTPS in order not to be warned. You can edit this link as https through your theme file by detecting the http link via consol in chrome da f12.

Query your SSL certificate

Whether the SSL certificate is valid through your address SSL Chechker You can enter your web address in the address line by clicking on the link and query it.

* You can get support by writing your problem in the comments field about the situations that you cannot resolve and get an error.


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