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Twitter Card validator errors with WordPress, SSL

Since I am committing to creating more sharable content on my otherwise barren website, I figured I would knock out two birds with one stone and share a fix I applied to my website: solve my Twitter Card validation errors.

The issue came up when I was trying to post a link to my website on Twitter, but instead of seeing a preview of my post, all that was tweeted out was a bland link.

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Multiple SSL Websites in macOS Server

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Update: As of macOS 10.14 Mojave, macOS Server has been gutted and no longer include websites. This guide only applies to versions of macOS Server prior to macOS 10.14 Mojave.

Apple’s Server app can make basic sysadmin functions really simple for a novice webmaster. It can also make managing multiple websites, specifically multiple SSL websites, a nightmare.

I’m a firm believer that everyone should be using HTTPS for all their websites even if they do not use eCommerce. You don’t see me selling anything on this website (at least, not at the time of this post), but yet you’ll find that your browser is displaying a lock next to “itim.co” up above. It’s just the smart, safe thing to do, and thanks to the folks at Let’s Encrypt, you can have all the safety and security that comes with HTTPS for $0.00.

This isn’t the place to debate the merits of using macOS Server over virtually any Linux distro or Windows Server. This is for the green sysadmin-in-training with a Mac and nothing else who just wants a secure website (or four).

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