wget error with HTTPS $ wget https wordpress…

wget error with HTTPSHTTPS HTTPS is an acronym for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure. HTTPS is the secure version of HTTP, the protocol over which data is sent between your browser and the website that you are connected to. The 'S' at the end of HTTPS stands for 'Secure'. It means all communications between your browser and the website are encrypted. This is especially helpful for protecting sensitive data like banking information.

$ wget https://wordpress.org/latest.zip
--2014-01-31 09:39:12--  https://wordpress.org/latest.zip
Resolving wordpress.org...,
Connecting to wordpress.org||:443... connected.
ERROR: certificate common name “*.wordpress.org” doesn’t match requested host name “wordpress.org”.
To connect to wordpress.org insecurely, use ‘--no-check-certificate’.

Works with httpHTTP HTTP is an acronym for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol. HTTP is the underlying protocol used by the World Wide Web and this protocol defines how messages are formatted and transmitted, and what actions Web servers and browsers should take in response to various commands. and with the no-check. A problem there is the download URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org defaults to wordpress.orgWordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ off the .org page.