Simply Fast WordPress [16] – Enabling Always-On SSL and HTTP/2 on an existing HTTP WordPress site (Part 2: Application)

This is a series of articles explaining how to speed up WordPress, the use of which is growing rapidly for CMS-based business sites and media sites. This time, we will explain step-by-step how to implement Always-On SSL and HTTP/2 on an existing HTTP WordPress site.

Last time, as preparation for enabling HTTP/2 and Always-On SSL, we explained how to migrate an existing WordPress site over to KUSANAGI. This time, we will show how to enable HTTP/2 and Always-On SSL on sites already running on KUSANAGI.

If you just started reading this blog from this article or you have a WordPress site that is not running on KUSANAGI, please read the back issue “Enabling Always-On SSL and HTTP/2 on an existing HTTP WordPress site (Part 1: Preparation)” and follow the instructions from step 1.

Simply Fast WordPress [15] – Enabling Always-On SSL and HTTP/2 on an existing HTTP WordPress site (Part 1: Preparation)

This is a series of articles explaining how to speed up WordPress, the use of which is growing rapidly for CMS-based business sites and media sites. This time, we will explain how to implement Always-On SSL and HTTP/2 on an existing HTTP WordPress site.

Last time, we explained how to set up a new WordPress site that uses Always-On SSL and HTTP/2, first with free certificates through Let’s Encrypt in Vol 13, then with business SSL certificates in Vol 14.

However, there are probably many of you who already have your own WordPress site running. Over the next two installments, we will explain how to migrate existing HTTP WordPress sites to KUSANAGI and configure them with Always-On SSL and HTTP/2.

Along with this article, please check “Using KUSANAGI – Adding Always-On SSL and HTTP/2” for some basics on Always-On SSL and HTTP/2 and why they are necessary.

Simply Fast WordPress [14] – Using KUSANAGI – Adding Always-On SSL and HTTP/2 (Part 2. SSL Server Certificates for Business)

This is a series of articles explaining how to speed up WordPress, the use of which is growing rapidly for CMS-based business sites and media sites. This time, we will explain how to install Always-On SSL with SSL server certificates for business, and HTTP/2.

Last time, we explained how to install Always-On SSL and HTTP/2 using free SSL certificates from Let’s Encrypt.

This time, we will explain the significance of using SSL server certificates for business-use from services like Digicert, Globalsign, Network solutions, and Symantec. We will also explain how to install them along with HTTP/2. In this article, we assume that you have provisioned WordPress with KUSANAGI, so it is recommended that you read “Using KUSANAGI – Adding Always-On SSL and HTTP2 (Part 1. Let’s Encrypt)” first.