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How to set forced HTTPS via cPanel?

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You no longer need to manually enter a code in .htaccess file for the redirection. cPanel taken care that for you; now you can directly force the HTTPS redirection in few steps. Let’s learn how! 1. Log in to cPanel using Username & Password. i.e; (https://yourdomain.com:2083 or https://yourdomain.com/cpanel) 2. Navigate to Domains → Domains. 3. Toggle the option Force HTTPS Redirect […]

How to fix mixed content SSL errors

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So, your new SSL certificate is installed, but your site isn’t showing a green padlock in the browser. Instead, there is a yield/warning symbol in its place. In Firefox, it looks like this: In Chrome, like this: Chromium may show it like this: Some pages may simply appear to be missing resources and render in […]

Why is my brand new VPS showing an insecure SSL Warning

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One of the most common inquiries from new VPS customers is in relation to “Insecure VPS Connections” SSL warning. This article is a brief overview of the misinformed error. Tip/Note: It’s OK! My connection is “Not Private”, “Untrusted”, “Security Problem”. If you are connecting to your VPS’s Control Panel for the first time via SSL (https), […]

SSL Certificates

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What SSL Actually Does for You? SSL is the acronym for Secure Sockets Layer and is the Internet standard security technology used to establish an encrypted (or safe) link between a web server (website) and your browser (i.e. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, etc…). This secured link ensures that the data/information that is passed from your […]