When a WordPress website data gets loaded on both HTTPS and HTTP connections, then the Mixed Content Error can come up. This error when occurs can open a loophole in the security of the website.
A common reason for this error is the existence of an insecure URL within the files and databases of the WordPress website.
Methods to Resolve the Mixed Content Error in WordPress
Follow the steps below to resolve the Mixed Content Error in WordPress website easily.
Step 1: Log in to Admin Panel of WordPress
- First, open a browser of your choice and then enter the URL of your website then add the ‘/wp-admin’ at the end of the address.
- Next, when the login page of your WordPress website comes up, put the correct credentials and enter into the ‘Dashboard’.
Step 2: Install the SSL Plugin
- First, within the WordPress dashboard, move to the left pane and choose the ‘Plugins’ option.
- As soon as you do that, a submenu will come up, in it, choose the ‘Add New’ option.
- Now, a new page will come up, in it, go to the search section and type in the name of the SSL plugin that you want
- After that, from the search result that comes up, choose that SSL plugin and then install and enable the extension.
Step 3: Check the WordPress Website
After the installation of the SSL plugin into the WordPress website, check it by following the steps below.
- First, find a reliable online tool and then input the URL of the WordPress website into that utility.
- Next, tap on the ‘Test Page’ button and initiate the process.
- If after the checkup process the following message comes up – “You have no mixed content”, then it means that this error has been rectified.