Staging site getting SSL error

Hello all,


I recently started a staging site intending to test PHP upgrading, but the staging site keeps returning this error to me:


Staging error.png

My production site is working fine, and everything is synced. Does this mean I need to buy a SSL certificate for a staging site too? 


Thank you.

Super User III
Super User III

Re: Staging site getting SSL error



As of right now the staging site (and temp urls - a.k.a. do not include SSL 

You might have a plugin forcing SSL - so you might have to manually disabled that via the database


Look for active_plugins in the options table and set it to  a:0:{}

That will disable all the plugins and then you can just enable the ones you need


If that still doesn't fix the issue of getting to the site without HTTPS, then check the wp-config.php for a force SSL with a value of 1 and change it to 0

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