How to redirect HTTP to HTTPS

If you work with the Apache web server and can change its configuration, follow the Apache documentation:

<VirtualHost *:80>
    Redirect "/" ""
<VirtualHost *:443>
    # ... SSL configuration goes here

But you also asked if you can do it in a .htaccess file. In that case you can use Apache's RewriteEngine:


RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off


RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L]
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