If you develop your WordPress sites locally on your own computer, like I do, then you might recently have run into a big problem.
Suddenly, you’re no longer able to access your usual local website URLs! Instead, you get a privacy error page in your browser, saying that your connection isn’t secure.
But the odd thing is: the local site you’re trying to access wasn’t SSL anyway… and it seems like your browser is trying to force the local URL to be HTTPS….
Relax: there’s a good (if annoying) reason for it, and it’s pretty simple to fix.
So in the video below, I’ll quickly show you the problem and explain exactly why it’s happening.
And then I’ll tell you the easy fix.
I’ll also give you a couple of bonus pointers for how to develop WordPress sites locally—really easily—if you don’t already do it.
Watch the video:
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