[wp-hackers] SSL loading unsecured content Headache

Nikola Nikolov nikolov.tmw at gmail.com
Thu Oct 24 19:30:43 UTC 2013

Hi James,

Have you tried using a plugin like
http://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-https/ or
http://wordpress.org/plugins/ssl-insecure-content-fixer/ for instance?

By the way - the link to the screenshot seems broken - so I can't really
see what's still getting http instead.


On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 10:24 PM, James Tryon <james at easilyamusedinc.com>wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> Not sure if I should be posting this here or not.
> I'm also looking for help in the linode forums.
> We are currently running 6 servers, but I think only 4 of them are set up
> as a cluster.
> The Cluster is running as our hosting environment for our clients.
> We are only hosting WordPress Sites. It's a Gentoo Base System release 2.1.
> When ever I try to get SSL to work I get endless redirects or none of the
> css or JavaScript will load securely.
> I have the sites url set to https in the settings file and checked the
> database, all https:
> When you look at the page source most of the links are http:// still.
> Now things get weird. I changed wp_home and wp_siteurl to https://test.comand reloaded the login page.
> This only Worked b/c i was on the login page. If you tryed to go to a
> different link, It would take you to test.com.
> Then I looked at the page source. Check out this screenshot:
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/b367bnc7nttiz ... .28.53.png
> Some links are http others are https and all set from the same value in
> the config file....
> This is what is there now.
> define('WP_HOME', 'https://skopospublishing.com');
> define('WP_SITEURL', 'https://skopospublishing.com');
> I have spent almost 20 hours chasing rabbits. I get the same problems with
> the default theme and no plugins.
> The Contractor that has been working on the server swears its WordPress.
> I think it has something to do with the server configuration and how he is
> serving the SSL's
> Same problem on https://studentlaunchpad.com/
> He also told he that "it's behind a proxy/SSL accelerator, home and
> siteurl contents are set up, and what we saw testing url generation"
> I'm not sure what he means. I do know that no matter what I change the
> site urls in the config or database, or what I change in the .htaccess files
> Something else is serving http:// in from of all the links...
> I'm lost and looking for more insight. I'm happy to provide more
> information please let me know what you need.
> If this is the wrong place for this type of question, please advise where
> to ask.
> - James Tryon
> Thank you for your time,
> James Tryon, Creative Director
> Easily Amused, Inc.
> http://easilyamusedinc.com
> P: (407) 278-5498 C: (407) 733-6473 T: easilyamused
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