The error “too many redirects” means that the website keeps being redirected between different addresses in a way that will never complete. Often this is the result of competing redirects, one trying to force HTTPS (SSL) and another redirecting back to HTTP (non-SSL), or between www and non-www forms of the URL.
Google just announced that starting July 2018 Chrome, their very popular web browser, will start alerting for all websites which are not using Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL encryption. This is huge. The ramifications of such an alert could be quite impactful to traffic, to websites, and especially for the average user. So, what does that mean for you? More importantly, what can you do about it? No worries! Liquid Web has you covered. Continue reading “Redirect to HTTPS”
When maintaining a WordPress site you may find yourself attempting things that normally would work and find that they have unexpected results. This is usually due to how WordPress’ default .htaccess rules manipulate the configurations and provide ‘pretty permalinks’.
Say you have decided to change domain names, or you have one address on your site that you want to redirect to a completely different location. Using htaccess redirects you can send visitors to the new site automatically!
Htaccess (HyperText Access) is a powerful file that can control many aspects of how your web site functions. Htaccess works with several types of servers, but is most commonly found in use with the Apache web server.