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Letting SSL certificate lapse

Client feels he no longer needs SSL for his very basic informational Wordpress website. How much of a hassle after letting certificate lapse is it to restore functionality? I used Simple SSL to enable.

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@mrsnak 

1) What platform is the WordPress website on - cPanel / Managed WordPress / other

2) Shutting off Simple SSL just does some rewrites of the HTTP -> HTTPS 

 

Your bigger issue is that this WILL affect Search Engine visibility as google will push the listings down in the rankings - additional it is very likely that if you have HTTPS links in google that they will now be broken.

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