http to https redirection using .htaccess file

Is it possible? Yep, we can redirect the non SSL query to your website to SSL port by using .htaccess file in the website’s public folder. If the file is not there, go ahead and simply create it. This will help you to access the websites from a secured port(443 of apache) of we server. Please do follow the steps explained below:

1, Create/Open the file .htaccess

2, Add the following redirect rule.

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,L]

That’s it!

Is it possible to add HTTP to HTTPS redirection rule from cPanel?

Yes, it is. If you have a cPanel server, you can define the redirect rule from the cPanel of the website. Please follow the steps listed below:

1, Log into cPanel.

2, Move to “Redirects” under “Domains” tab.

redirect

3, Define rule from here;

Redirects

That’s it!

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Arunlal Ashok

Sr. Linux Server Administrator. I'm managing Linux servers since 2012. I started this blog to share and discuss my ideas. Check My Profile in uPwork (oDesk) and create a job, if you need any administration help. Thanks!!

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