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Opened 4 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#40099 closed defect (bug) (worksforme)

Chrome forces http site to open in https, and then won't open because no SSL

Reported by: shanacohen Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 4.7.3
Component: Security Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:

Description

We've just launched http://www.allhandsondecknyc.com/ , without ssl.

However, Chrome [only] forces it to open as an https page, and then tells us:

Your Connection is not Private:
Attackers may be trying to steal your information from allhandsondecknyc.com
NET::ERR_SERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID

We don't want to install SSL, we want it to open as http:// . The site works perfectly in Firefox and Safari, and in most mobile browsers; it's just Google Chrome that insists on opening as an https.

Please help?

Change History (7)

#1 @johnbillion
4 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

Hi @shanacohen, sorry you're having problems with your site. You should report the issue in the WordPress.org support forums, as this issue tracker is for core bugs in the WordPress open source software.

#2 @johnbillion
4 years ago

It's also worth noting that this may be an issue local to your computer, as the site loads fine for me in Chrome over HTTP.

#3 @shanacohen
4 years ago

Thank you so much for your quick response. Unfortunately, it's not just a local issue, my clients are having it everywhere, even on clean machines -- if they type in allhandsondecknyc.com, it forces it to open as https.

(This isn't a core wordpress issue, given the is_ssl in wp-includes/load.php ? That's why I posted it here. I found that here:
https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/is_ssl#Notes )

#4 @shanacohen
4 years ago

  • Resolution invalid deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

#5 @MatheusGimenez
4 years ago

@shanacohen your domain works with HTTP here.

#6 @pothi
4 years ago

How do we reproduce the error on another site?

WordPress trac is meant for issues that can be reproduced and / or that occur on most other sites (before we find a way to reproduce).

The error seems particular to your site.

#7 @pothi
4 years ago

  • Resolution set to worksforme
  • Status changed from reopened to closed
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