How do I switch WordPress to https?

After you have activated your SSL certificate, you still have to make a few settings in your WordPress so that your website is switched to https:// and works correctly.

Customize WordPress URLs

  1. Log into your WordPress backend and go to the settings on the left
  2. Change http:// to https:// in the two fields “WordPress address” and “Website address” and save this change

Forwarding within WordPress

Your website will now be published via https://, but often the website is still shown as insecure.

There are several ways to prevent this, we present two plug-ins here.