“HTTPS Not Evaluated” Error Can Fix Itself

After I published a post yesterday, I got the following error in the Google Search Console (GSC): "HTTPS not evaluated", under the "HTTPS is invalid and might prevent it from being indexed" link as shown here: HTTPS is Invalid and might prevent it from being indexed After clicking the … [Read more...]

How to Fix cPanel AutoSSL Errors Under a Cloudflare Proxy

A short while back, I woke up in the morning to find all my Let's Encrypt SSL certificates had expired. How was this possible? I had been using AutoSSL or Let's Encrypt for years and they were renewing without any issues. So I went into my web hosting panel and tried to renew them manually, but they … [Read more...]

How to Point a Domain Name to a Server’s IP Address

When you buy a VPS server, you can access it with an IP address. This tutorial will show you how to access the server with a domain name instead. Setup: Domain Points to Something Else Say you have a DigitalOcean VPS, and an IP address to access it. For example, I've just set up Apache on a … [Read more...]

Hostgator SSL Price is FREE! GoDaddy Still the Laggard

The Hostgator SSL price has dropped to $0 since late 2018. They have "Let's Encrypt SSL" for all their shared hosting plans. Here's a list of Hostgator coupons, so you can shop for the one that suits you best. Hostgator Free SSL Certificate In the same year as Hostgator, Bluehost also … [Read more...]

InMotion WordPress Hosting Review: Good or Bad?

InMotion WordPress hosting isn't cheap. But in return, you get a WordPress-optimized platform with an NGINX reverse proxy, dynamic server caching, and automated off-site backups. This architecture is the biggest difference compared to the competition. Here's a complete review of whether or not the … [Read more...]

How to Enable Free AutoSSL with InMotion Hosting

When you purchase hosting from InMotion, you can enable free AutoSSL. This allows you to access HTTPS on your domains. This is included with ALL their hosting plans. Here's a complete list of their coupons and discounts. Don't purchase hosting without a free SSL certificate! The inclusion of … [Read more...]

Bluehost Free SSL Finally Arrives – Will GoDaddy Follow?

I woke up this morning to the good news that Bluehost free SSL is now available with Let's Encrypt for ALL its hosting plans - not just WordPress. This is great. I went over to check their website, and it's true: Bluehost Free SSL is now available with Let's Encrypt Going through Twitter, I … [Read more...]

You Don’t NEED to Buy an SSL Certificate!

This article is a bit of an anomaly. You've heard from everyone that you need to buy an SSL certificate from your site or risk being penalized by Google. Both in the search results, and when users visit your site from Chrome. All of this advice is true. You SHOULD get an SSL certificate. Your site … [Read more...]

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