Can't access WordPress Admin Login With HTTPS Enabled


I deployed the WordPress One Click Image. I installed my SSL Certificate and enabled SSL Within Apache2. I also have a rewrite rule to change HTTP to HTTPS and I set my site URL to https within the admin control panel.

However, after doing all of that I am unable to access any of my WordPress Content and I can get to the homepage if I turn off the HTTPS redirect but I’m still unable to get to the admin control panel if I do that.

What can I do regain access to my HTTPS control panel?

Show comments

Submit an answer

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Want to learn more? Join the DigitalOcean Community!

Join our DigitalOcean community of over a million developers for free! Get help and share knowledge in Q&A, subscribe to topics of interest, and get courses and tools that will help you grow as a developer and scale your project or business.

This question was answered by @ryanpq:

https runs on port 443 while http is on port 80 by default. With port 443 closed you will definitely not be able to reach your site via https.

View the original comment