“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

One day, I woke up to find that 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 all failed. … [Read more...]

How to Point a Domain to a VPS 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. While this example uses Bluehost as a registrar, you can adapt the instructions to any registrar like GoDaddy or Namecheap. Setup: Domain Points … [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 SSL 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 the complete InMotion hosting discount list. Don't purchase hosting without a free SSL certificate! Including free … [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!

Your website needs an SSL certificate to engender trust in users and ensure you don't leak your users' private information. However, you don't need to buy one. Instead, you should demand one for free from your web host. And if they don't, you should switch hosting providers! But even with an … [Read more...]