diggers16

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Hi there,

I'm rather new to all of this stuff so please excuse my ignorance. I'm looking to move my website from HTTP to HTTPS for my website - Removed -. I understand that I need an SSL certificate to achieve this and it appears that C-Panel has already provided me with one. Although C-panel tells me these are all active, my website still appears 'not-secure' in browsers.

I've found some forums that give me differing solutions, one being to find the .HTaccess file and insert so code but even trying to find that file is proving very difficult.

Any suggestions as to what I'm doing wrong would be appreciated.

Thanks!
 
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Eminds

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First check the logs in WHM >> Auto SSL >>Logs tab for the domain that will give you an idea of whats happening and if its a wordpress websites , you may need to install SSL fixer plugin to make sure all the images , links are secured.
 

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Sorry, I see you've already done that. Maybe what you mean is you want visitors to be forwarded to the https url from the http url. Other threads on these forums cover that. Try one and report back!

On the other hand if the https address is not giving you a good lock in your browsers... With most browsers, you can click on the lock or other icon in the URL bar and get more info. Is it mixed content? I think Firefox is the most informative about that. Then it's basically view-source and look for images and scripts using http instead of https.

As for the SSL connection itself, you can also run a free SSL test on your site at SSL Server Test (Powered by Qualys SSL Labs)
 

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Hi,

As I'm using wordpress, I just installed a plugin as @Eminds recommended. I hadn't seen anywhere recommending this previously. Sorry to have created a post for this and thanks for taking the time to respond.
 

cPWilliamL

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No worries @diggers16, is everything working now? Was the mixed-content the issue? Either FireFox or Chrome will show mixed content warnings when right-clicking on the page and selecting 'Inspect/Inspect element' then 'Console'.
 

diggers16

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Hi @cPWilliamL, thanks for your response.

Actually, my problem lies in that facebook have decided to block my website without really giving a reason as to why. The block seemed to be gone once I moved to https:// but last week, the block was reinstated.

I'm trouble shooting it myself. Checking out if mixed content is the issue now. it doesn't seem to be a propblem for everyone but a friend of mine just sent me this a screenshot saying:

'the owner of *website* has configured the website improperly...

*website* uses an invalid security certificate.

The certificate is only valid for ezxcess.antlabs *URL*
This certificate expired on *date 2014* the current date is *current date*

Error code: SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN

I'll see if I can work through it but any help would be highly appreciated.

Thanks!


No worries @diggers16, is everything working now? Was the mixed-content the issue? Either FireFox or Chrome will show mixed content warnings when right-clicking on the page and selecting 'Inspect/Inspect element' then 'Console'.
 

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diggers16

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Well...doesn't seem to be mixed content judging from the Super Simple plug-in and a few tests I ran it through. On to the apparent 'expired' SSL certificate!