Force HSTS using .htaccess

HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) protects users from cookie hijacking and protocol downgrade attacks by forcing browsers to request HTTPS pages from your domain. HSTS is similar to a 301 redirect from HTTP to HTTPS but at the browser level. There may be a specific HSTS configuration appropriate for your website. The following are less Read More >

Ensure FreeSSL Updates with Really Simple SSL Enabled

Sometimes, Free SSL won’t update for WordPress sites using HTTPS redirect methods such as Really Simple SSL plugin or .htaccess redirect. Instead of disabling the plugin and HTTPS redirect to update your AutoSSL everytime, editing your .htaccess file once should resolve the issue. There are two steps to this process: Disable Redirects Edit .htaccess File Read More >

Free SSL vs. Paid SSL Certificate

What’s an SSL Certificate? An SSL Certificate is an essential and powerful tool used to secure your website as well as visually reassure your visitors that their connection to your site can be trusted. While the security of the internet is evolving and new security tactics are being implemented, it’s important to understand these changes Read More >

Forcing HTTPS Using the .htaccess File

Your website’s visitors should be accessing your site using an SSL-encrypted connection for added security, accessibility, or PCI compliance. If you’re unfamiliar with SSL, our article What is SSL and why is it important? will get you up to speed. InMotion Hosting includes a free SSL Certificate for all Business Class Hosting Plans. It’s easy Read More >

How to Fix the Insecure SSL Error due to SHA-1 Deprecation

In this tutorial: Who is affected? What Causes the Insecure SSL Warning? How to Fix the Insecure SSL Warning The most recent versions of Google Chrome will show a severe warning for certificates encoded in SHA-1 that are set to expire after January 1, 2017. In this article, we will discuss why this error occurs, Read More >

Comodo SSL certificate details

If you obtain an SSL certificate from InMotion Hosting, this would be a Comodo SSL Certificate. Below are some of the benefits of this SSL certificate. Advantages of the Comodo SSL Not all SSL certificates are created equally, the type of SSL certificate that we use is great for multiple reasons: Ability to display a Read More >

How does the shared SSL work?

InMotion Hosting allows Shared Hosting plans to share an SSL certificate on the server. The shared SSL certificate does not use your domain. The server hostname is used in your domains place to allow an SSL connection without purchasing an SSL. This article explains the basics of how a Shared SSL works. Click here to Read More >

Self-Signed SSL Certificate Warning

In this article I’m going to discuss why you would be receiving a warning or error in your web-browser when trying to access your server via the self-signed SSL certificate while using a secure connection. Self-signed SSL errors When you are trying to access a service such as WHM on your server, over the SSL Read More >