I recently switched to ssl in order to provide a better and more secure website experience for my users.

I nearly solved all of my mixed content issues, but the mixed content warnings of the Wordpress plugin kk star ratings are still unsolved.

When I open a blog post, I always get the following notifications:

The following content is displayed in an insecure manner.



I've already looked into the plugin folder, but I don't have any php knowledge to fix it.

Could these lines be responsible for the mixed content warning?

echo $star_gray ? '.kk-star-ratings .kksr-star.gray { background-image: url('.$star_gray.'); }' : '';

echo $star_yellow ? '.kk-star-ratings .kksr-star.yellow { background-image: url('.$star_yellow.'); }' : '';

echo $star_orange ? '.kk-star-ratings .kksr-star.orange { background-image: url('.$star_orange.'); }' : '';

I would be grateful if someone could help me to load these files via ssl.

3 Answers 3


I solved it myself. You have to remove the stars in settings / stars. Afterwards the tool recognizes ssl and will load it from a secure version of the website.

  • Thanks, this is the correct solution!
    – jpussacq
    Commented Sep 17, 2019 at 17:38

Can try replacing all URL from database to https, you can use the plugin "Search and replace" or if you have phpMyAdmin access you can use this script

UPDATE wp_posts SET guid = replace(guid, 'http://www.yoursite.com','https://www.yoursite.com');

UPDATE wp_posts SET post_content = replace(post_content, 'http://www.yoursite.com', 'https://www.yoursite.com');

UPDATE wp_postmeta SET meta_value = replace(meta_value,'http://www.yoursite.com','https://www.yoursite.com');

Redirect HTTP to HTTPS Using .htaccess file. You this code to force a redirect to https URL.

RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301]
  • Thanks, but this not solve the problem because the URL is hardcoded in the CSS, not database.
    – jpussacq
    Commented Sep 17, 2019 at 17:39

You can easy do this from your kk star rating dashboard. Just follow this link: https://ask.wpcrons.com/how-can-i-fix-the-mixed-content-problems-of-the-kk-star-ratings-plugin/

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    Commented May 23, 2019 at 6:16

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