How to redirect users to SSL connections in Plesk
This article demonstrates how to redirect users to secure (https://) web site connections, even if they type a non-secure URL (http://) in their web browser. This article applies to Windows and Managed WordPress servers. For Linux servers using Apache or Apache compatible web servers see this article.
This article assumes that you already have a valid, functioning SSL certificate on your web site.
Redirecting users to SSL-enabled connections
You may want to ensure that visitors to your web site always use a secure connection. To do this, follow these steps:
- Log in to Plesk.
If you do not know how to log in to your Plesk account, please see this article
- In the left sidebar, click Websites & Domains:
- Locate the domain you want to configure, and then click Hosting Settings:
Under Security, select the SSL/TLS support and Permanent SEO-safe 301 redirect from HTTP to HTTPS check boxes:
- In the Certificate list box, select the SSL certificate that you want to use for the site.
. Your site now uses a secure connection for all web page requests.
For more information about Plesk, please visit https://www.plesk.com.
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- Redirecting users to SSL connections
You can configure your web site to redirect users so they always use a secure HTTPS connection, even if they type a non-secure HTTP URL in their web browser.