In this video I walk you through activating and making the most of your new SSL certificate on your website. There’s more to it than just flicking a switch.
Update March 21, 2017
The latest version of Chrome requires a different way of accessing the code. Right-click on the page and select "Inspect" from the drop-down list. Click on the "Console" tab and you'll see the mixed content issues.
Go to Site Rubix Site Manager and click on the SitePlus+ button. This turns on the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) but you haven’t finished yet.
It takes a little while to propagate but in a few minutes when you type https://yourwesbite.com you’ll be able to see your site.
If you have links to external websites that are not secure then you may have a “mixed content” issue. Also, your images and other media uploads may not be secure.
When you visit your website you may notice an (i) information symbol instead of the green padlock.
I found a great little plugin to use to fix that “SSL Insecure Content Fixer”. Install the plugin and activate it.
Now go to the plugin’s settings. Start at the top and use trial and error to check which option fixes the mixed content. Use the lowest setting that works for your site and save the changes.
I’ve had to use the setting “Capture” for my website. According to the plugin’s documentation the higher settings have the “most impact on memory usage and biggest potential to break things”. So please be careful.
If you site breaks as a result then please deactivate SSL. Contact Site Support and tell them everything you’ve done Submit a Support Ticket to SiteRubix Hosting Technical Support
When you’ve got your little green padlock working on all pages go to Google Search Console & Bing and verify the HTTPS version for both with and without www.
As always, I'm here to help you,
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