How to Force HTTPS with the .htaccess File


Part of SEO optimization is making sure that visitors to your site have a secure connection. Use your site’s .htaccess file to force all visitors to visit with a secure HTTPS connection.

Chapters:
00:00 Introduction to forcing HTTPS using the .htaccess file
00:25 SSL Prerequisites
00:37 Getting to File Manager
00:43 Locating the File
01:43 Viewing the File
01:48 Editing your File
02:03 Code for Redirect
02:36 Testing the Code
03:14 Conclusion

Related Articles:

► Learn more in our full article – Force HTTPS with the .htaccess File – https://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/ssl/how-to-force-https-using-the-htaccess-file/

►The Complete Guide to cPanel’s Free AutoSSL – https://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/ssl/auto-ssl-guide/

► How to Force HTTPS using .htaccess (article)

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► How to Install Really Simple SSL

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►Video: How to View Hidden FIles in cPanel File Manager – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BO4I-79guig

►Viewing Hidden Files (htaccess) in cPanel’s File Manager – https://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/edu/cpanel/show-hidden-files-in-file-manager/

►Video: How to Edit a File using the cPanel File Manager – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArClengp1fA

►How to Edit a File on My Server – https://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/how-to-edit-a-file/

►cPanel Education Channel – https://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/edu/cpanel/

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Publisher: InMotion Hosting
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