Quick Notes for Adding SSL to WordPress

Chris Downey

Founder, VaxCalc Labs and creator of Autovist and the Vaccine Ingredients Calculator.

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I found a very good article on how to do add SSL via Lets Encrypt to WordPress running in Amazon Lightsail.  You can also use this if you’re using EC2.  (Should the article ever disappear, it is archived here.)

Once this is working, you can use these instructions to force HTTPS redirection.  (Instructions archived here.)

When a plugin kills your WordPress site

Chris Downey

Founder, VaxCalc Labs and creator of Autovist and the Vaccine Ingredients Calculator.

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I thought my site had been hacked.  Suddenly, all content was gone and my FTP credentials were being requested.

To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to access your web server. Please enter your FTP credentials to proceed.

Yikes!

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