Tag Archive: ssl

Feb 23

Enable SSL Protection of the Admin Area in WordPress

Once SSL is enabled, the next step is to protect the admin area with SSL. The simplest approach appears to be to modify wp-config.php: define(‘FORCE_SSL_ADMIN’, true); This approach, however, does not work well with blog networks. ¬†Specifically, when you try to login from sub-sites with domain mapping, it does a double login: First to https://<mapped-domain>/wp-login.php, …

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Feb 23

Enable SSL in Apache

In ubuntu, apache’s config files lie in /etc/apache2, and it uses two sub directories to determine the list of available virtual hosts: /sites-available – holds the configuration files of the defined virtual hosts /sites-enabled – holds symlinks that link back to the virtual host configuration files /sites-available. ¬†Each symlink indicates the enabled virtual hosts The …

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