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I'm posting here because searching for several hours didn't solve my problem, I have some strange things happening with DirectAdmin on one particular domain.

I'm using a custom virtual_host2_sub.conf file with the following contents:

|?CGI=ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ `HOME`/domains/`DOMAIN`/public_html/cgi-bin/|
<VirtualHost |IP|:|PORT_80| |MULTI_IP|>
        SSLEngine off
        SSLCertificateFile |CERT|
        SSLCertificateKeyFile |KEY|

        ServerName |SUB|.|DOMAIN|
        ServerAlias www.|SUB|.|DOMAIN| |SUB|.|DOMAIN| |SERVER_ALIASES|
        ServerAdmin |ADMIN|
        DocumentRoot |DOCROOT|


        SuexecUserGroup |USER| |GROUP|
        CustomLog /var/log/httpd/domains/|DOMAIN|.|SUB|.bytes bytes
        CustomLog /var/log/httpd/domains/|DOMAIN|.|SUB|.log combined
        ErrorLog /var/log/httpd/domains/|DOMAIN|.|SUB|.error.log

        <Directory |DOCROOT|>
                Options +Includes -Indexes
                |*if CLI="1"|
                    php_admin_flag engine |PHP|
                    <IfModule !mod_php6.c>
                            php_admin_flag safe_mode |SAFE_MODE|
                    php_admin_value sendmail_path '/usr/sbin/sendmail -t -i -f |USER|@|DOMAIN|'
                |*if OPEN_BASEDIR="ON"|
                    php_admin_value open_basedir |OPEN_BASEDIR_PATH|
                |*if SUPHP="1"|
                    suPHP_Engine |PHP|
                    suPHP_UserGroup |USER| |GROUP|


Now, the problem is strange - i keep having problems with the subdomain poiting to https all the time. I've installed a wordpress installation which only gives me plain HTML because all the links in the source are leading to https://..

I'm sure it's because of this custom file because I've had the same problems with another domain in the past, as this issue returned and I couldn't find a complete solution yet I wanted to ask here with the experts to review my file and hope someone could possibly tell me what could be wrong.

I think I may have copied the secure_sub instead of the sub file but it's been so long I have no idea anymore.

Could the problem be in the SSLEngine?

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If what you're refering to is that your Wordpress keeps getting redirected to https://, that might be because Wordpress defines your blog URL during the installation. If you do the installation process using an HTTPS URL, Wordpress will always redirect you to https://yourblog.com. If that's the case, you might want to check WP's "Changing The Site URL" help.

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