SSL Setup: Do This, Not That

I recently added SSL to this website. I’ve also set up SSL on commercial sites several times. This article gives my recommendations on small/hobby project SSL, like this website, and on commercial stuff. tldr; commercially, your cloud vendor should be able to provision an SSL cert quickly, easily, and relatively cheaply. Use an AWS ALB, … Read more

Fixing SSL Zen Unexpected Expiry

I use Let’s Encrypt to get free SSL certificates for WordPress via a plugin called SSL Zen. I recently had an unexpected SSL expiration and users were seeing “This site may not be secure” warnings. This article documents how I fixed the issue. Basically, I wrote the solution here. Why did the issue occur in … Read more