Below are some links for the WordPress Perth talk this week.
Now that free SSL certificates are available from the LetsEncrypt Certificate Authority, your WordPress site should be running as a secure web site.
Find out why your site should be using a SSL certificate, what is LetsEncrypt and how you can install a certificate and update your site to start showing a nice warm feeling via a green padlock to all your web site visitors.
1. PDF of the Slides
2. YouTube Video of me talking over the slides
In case you missed the presentation and want some words to go with the slides.
3. Someone else discovering SiteGround’s cPanel widget
A site called WPShout with a YouTube video of how they used SiteGround’s cPanel widget like I mentioned
SiteGround are here – https://www.siteground.com/ and here are some hints on what the cPanel LetsEncrypt widget looks like.
4. More on redirecting
Another page mentioning how to reconfigure your .htaccess file to always redirect from http to https
Some more comments when I redirect my main site from http to https
5. More on Mixed Content Problems
It might take some digging to find all of your mixed content errors.
6. LetsEncrypt Links
- LetsEncrypt Web Site – https://letsencrypt.org/
- LetsEncrypt client – https://github.com/letsencrypt/letsencrypt
7. LetsEncrypt on Amazon EC2/Bitnami
Because this is the internet, and you can never have too many links right ?
Here I talk about how from start to finish install a LetsEncrypt certificate on a UNIX LAMP Stack based on Bitnami.
and some notes on when I ran the LetsEncrypt renew script after a couple of months of using the certificate.