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  • Hi,

    I have a SSL certificate issued to my root domain (eg. and ssl subdomain (eg. My blog is on a blog subdomain (eg. All pages are accessible through root, www, or ssl, (eg. or or Basically all the DocumentRoot directives for ServerName, ServerName, and the default one point to the public_html root, whereas DocumentRoot for goes to public_html/blog.

    From what I’ve read on the forum so far, running the WordPress administration pages through is not feasible because WordPress will want to use mod_rewrite to redirect to Am I right in this conclusion?

    Also, would this be a feasible workaround: Make my own Certificate Authority and have my root public key be downloadable on (which has a cert issued by StartSSL), and then issue my own certs for my various subdomains.


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