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how to change HTTP to HTTPS links (5 posts)

  1. mzwp
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    HI all,
    I recently installed the SSL certificate. Seems like all is installed correctly. Provider says that we need to change http to https links. My admin left and i am struggling to determine which file contains these links. Please help!

    best wishes

  2. RBX_pawtracks
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi mzwp, I know how to do this. Follow these instructions.

    1. Go to the admin dashboard.
    2. Point you mouse over Settings and click General.
    3. Where it says WordPress Address (URL) and Site Address (URL) replace the http:// part with https:// for both of them.
    4. Click Save Changes

    Hope I helped.

  3. simplyworks
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Strange issue when trying to force https://

    The SSL certificate is installed and working.
    Here is a test page:
    https://www.drivetimeworship.com/indexTEST.html

    But if i try to goto: https://www.drivetimeworship.com I'm directed to http://

    I went in the database wp_options table and changed the settings for siteurl and home to https://www.drivetimeworship.com

    I also tried the plugin listed ( http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-https/) above and it locked the site up?? I had to FTP and uninstall the plugin and removed the wp_option table entries by hand.

    Lastly I tried removing the .htaccess file and then going to Setting > Permalinks to let WordPress recreate it.

    any ideas??

    thanks,
    Jason

  4. simplyworks - Make your own topic :)

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