I have a big problem and I am somewhat panicking about this one. My website didn't have https enabled so i went to the settings panel, changed the website link to https://andthewebsitesname. Now when I want to login, it just sends me to the 404 page saying my connection for this site is not secure. How can I undo this? I can't login right now.

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    Did you actually get an SSL certificate? You need one to use https. Dec 24 '20 at 1:59

If you have access to the database (for example, using phpMyAdmin), you can change the values in table "wp_options" -- the fields are near the top... "site_url" and "home"

You can also set this in the wp-config.php file.

define( 'WP_HOME', 'http://example.com' );
define( 'WP_SITEURL', 'http://example.com' );


  • You sir, are a godsent.
    – Slevin
    Dec 23 '20 at 21:07
  • This didn't specifically work for me but when I went to the website that hosts my website, I was able to install SSL and now I managed to login again.
    – Slevin
    Dec 23 '20 at 21:08

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