WordPress HTTPS SSL Plugin Pro for WordPress by CreativeMinds

HTTPS SSL | Force HTTP to HTTPS & Mixed-Content Fixer Plugin

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The WordPress HTTPS plugin will automatically redirect from HTTP to use HTTPS instead and enable SSL (Secure Socket Layer) communication.

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Force SSL on your entire domain or selectively choose certain pages to have HTTPS redirections. This plugin can also be used with free SSL certificates.

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Force SSL to your whole site with the Force HTTPS WP Plugin

Are you looking to move from HTTP to HTTPS (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure) and install an SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificate on your WordPress site? The Force HTTPS SSL Plugin is intended to be an all-in-one solution to enable SSL or TLS on WordPress sites.

Our Force HTTPS plugin forces the WordPress to use HTTPS to access pages on your site and automatically create an HTTPS redirection that changes HTTP calls to HTTPS, this HTTPS encryption makes your site more secure. HTTPS pages build trust in your website visitors.

Securing Your Site

Our WordPress SSL plugin includes many features to check for and convert from HTTP to HTTPS and maintain HTTPS access on your WordPress site.

You also have a dashboard showing you the SSL status on your site, so you know if you have a secure connection, with end to end encryption.

HTTPS SSL Plugin Dashboard Screen
HTTPS SSL Plugin Dashboard Screen

Generate Certificate

Generating SSL certificates
Generating SSL certificates
Generate a free SSL certificate with a single click! The plugin prepares a certificate from Let's Encrypt for you.

Need help installing? We have easy-to-read instructions.

Fixing Insecure (Mixed) Content

The WordPress HTTPS SSL plugin includes a built-in scanner to search and fix all unsecured content, automatic detection of your SSL status, URL filters, URL mapping, the ability to manage using HTTPS connections and more. Insecure Content Screen
Insecure Content Screen

Auto Mixed-Content Scanner & Fixer

The WordPress HTTPS SSL plugin includes a scanner that checks for mixed content on your theme files, plugin files and database for references to stylesheets and javascript libraries with http:// links, or resources (like images on HTTP domains) that would be blocked over SSL or TLS.

Scan Insecure Content Settings
Scan Insecure Content Settings
The WordPress SSL plugin provides results that point you to the exact location where the issue is and also contains a button to easily fix it while making backups when needed.

How to install and enable SSL HTTPS on WordPress site

Our plugin does not provide you with an SSL certificate. Instead, it allows you to force HTTPS (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure) when visitors are accessing content on your site and helps with fixing redirects which can be a problem when making the change.

To setup SSL and for the HTTPS SSL Manager plugin to work, you must first have installed an SSL Certificate.

Learn more: Ultimate Guide to Adding HTTPS Support to WordPress

Insecure Content Screen
Insecure Content Screen

The Force HTTPS Plugin Origin

The plugin is based on the original and popular code of WordPress https which is no longer maintained on WordPress.org.

Plugin Settings
Plugin Settings
Our premium version includes bug fixes and additions to the original.

The WordPress SSL plugin also includes a lot of new modules added covering new functionality for the Pro edition.

Force HTTPS Plugin Use Case Examples

  • Secure Database – Make sure your company records are secure against hackers.
  • Transform Your Site to SSL Secured – Convert your site to properly use simple SSL while implementing HTTPS redirections. Your site will then run over the secure HTTPS protocol (instead of the unencrypted HTTP protocol) and the connection between your website and the user’s browser will be encrypted.
  • Convert Insecure Content – Help you convert insecure elements on the site to make them secure https access. Make sure your whole WordPress website support https
  • Select Which Page Should Run with HTTPS – Manage specific pages to work with secure HTTPS while others can work in insecure mode without encryption
  • SSL Admin – Force SSL for the Admin panel. Whole website SSL includes front-end and back-end. Useful for sites that allow user roles to have WordPress Dashboard access

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Force HTTPS Plugin Features

Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin.

Automatic Redirect – Automatically set up a HTTPS redirection from the HTTP to the HTTPS version of the URL.
Generate Certificate – Prepare a free Let’s Encrypt certificate with a single click.
Select HTTPS Supported Pages – Force your entire domain to be automatically redirected to the HTTPS version of the URL or selectively choose a certain pages to be HTTPS-redirected.
Multisite – Supports the WordPress Multisite environment. Requires one license for each
Detect and fix all insecure content – Scans all files across the site to solve insecure content after SSL certificate installation.
Force Pages to HTTPS redirect – Force all or certain pages across the website to redirect to HTTPS URL.
Easily Control SSL – Simple SSL connection allows a one-click button to turn HTTPS on or off.
Backend and Frontend – Selectively force HTTPS on frontend and backend for encryption where you want it.
URL Mapping – Map urls that host their HTTPS content on a different url. You may use Regular Expressions for the URL on the left side of the mapping.
URL Filtering – Specify what content should always be secure or insecure using simple string comparisons.
HTTPS Mode On Specific Pages – On each page or post or custom post you can control HTTPS mode from a metabox, allowing for HTTPS to be applied only to certain pages.
Scanner Support – Scan your site template files and website content to detect issues with elements blocking your HTTPS secure mode.
Fix Non HTTPS Links – Fix issues found on pages, posts and template files to make them work in a secure HTTPS mode.
SSL Testing Tools – Includes testing tools for your SSL or TLS.
SSL Dashboard – Check all your website HTTPS indicators from one place.
Custom Post – Secure only posts by post type, including custom post type.

Force HTTPS Frequently Asked Questions

Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin.

Does this HTTPS plugin support multiple sites?

Yes, you can install it on a Multisite environment, but you’ll need a activation licence for each.

Can a user select which pages are redirected to HTTPS?

Yes. You can opt-out selected pages from being redirected to https and vice-versa, selecting only those which should support.

To see our user guide on how to define specific pages to have or not have HTTPS redirects click here

Is there a limit to how many pages can be redirected to https?

No, there’s no limit. You can have a site with 10K+ pages and all will be shown as https.

Will I get insecure content warnings on my pages?

If you follow the plugin installation and tools instructions you should not see this warning on any of your pages. The plugin comes with tools to convert non secure content to secure content while scanning all your files to make sure they only serve secure content.

How can we see if https is active on the frontend?

It will display a padlock icon in the address bar to visually indicate that an HTTPS connection is in effect.

What is SSL?

SSL is a “cryptographic protocol” which protects and secures data being transferred through a computer network; this transfer of information occurs between a website or online application and a visitor.

It protects the transmission of data across all Internet assets and builds confidence with your visitors.

What are the other benefits other than security? Is there improvements in SEO?

Having an SSL certificate shows users and search engines that your site is secure.

It’s been proven that Google and other indexes rank higher pages that have an SSL certificate installed..

Why are SSL certificate and HTTPS important?

  • It protects the transmission of data across all Internet assets.
  • HTTPS URLs security builds trust in your website visitors.
  • It is highly encouraged by Google as a tool to boost your SEO.

Do I need to have an SSL certificate?

Yes. The plugin does not offer an SSL certificate which you need to obtain separately and install on your server. Most hosting providers today provide this. Some SSL certificate authorities offer free SSL certificates. You can get a free one from https://letsencrypt.org/

Some of the pages are not being redirected to HTTPS, what should I do?

This may be due to rules in your .htaccess file in which case you will need to modify it.

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How to Detect Mixed Content

Our WordPress force SSL Plugin includes a scanner to detect and suggest elements which are causing mixed content results. In some cases when the URL is generated by code or is hidden in an external resource the scanner can not detect the mixed content and therefore you will need to perform the following steps to discover the source of the mixed content

  1. Once you activate the WordPress HTTPS and force SSL plugin you can check the browser console. It will report the mixed content elements and their origin. Check this following article for more information
  2. Temporarily deactivate all your plugin beside the HTTPS Plugin. Then check if you still have a mixed content message. You can then activate each plugin separately to discover which one is causing the mixed content
  3. You can try to change your theme temporarily to a safe one like 2017 or 2016 from WordPress.org. Then check if this affects the mixed content message. This will identify mixed content issues coming from your theme
  4. Use W3C Validator found at http://validator.w3.org/. It will produce a detailed report with all related issues


Customer Reviews for the Force HTTPS Plugin

Andy Cooke at getawaydigital.com
Great Experience
Your plug-in was brilliant and made the switch to SSL really simple I had been expecting a far more difficult task.

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