WordPress: Configuring SSL Certificate


After you purchased or requested a SSL Certificate we need to configure the WordPress install to account for the new URL.

Update Settings URL

Resolve Mixed Content Warnings

  1. Install and Activate Really Simple SSL plugin
  2. You’ll see a button that says “Go ahead, activate SSL!” – Click this.
  3. Now click through each site page, as a user would. When you view a page, open up dev tools, and check to see if there is a yellow warning like this:
  4. These warnings tell you which file(s) is causing a problem. Then you have to track down each file and figure out how it’s being loaded onto the site (plugin? theme? visual composer?) and change the hard-coded “http” to “https”.