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  1. How do I redirect https to http without any SSL Certificate?

    HTTPS relies on the SSL certificate being present and the SSL negotiation triggering before any data being sent to the server. Therefore a redirect from a https URL with no valid SSL certificate present, to a non-SSL http URL is impossible. A quick fix is to install an SSL certificate to enable https.

  2. How do I fix SSL Error “Your connection is not private”?

    Problem When I view my website using a domain aliases I get an SSL error similar to the below; Chrome: “Your connection is not private” Microsoft Edge / Internet Explorer: “There is a problem with this website’s security certificate.” Safari: “Safari can’t verify the identity of the website” Cause This error can occur if you have an SSL certificate on your primary domain name and attempt to view a URL using a domain aliases your browser. The browser is unable to match the website to the supplied SSL certificate and returns the error message. Resolution Enter the below into your

  3. How To Force Dedicated SSL Using .htaccess

    To force all web traffic to use the HTTPS version of your URL, enter the following lines of code in the .htaccess file in your root folder. # ———————————————————————- # | Forcing `https://` | # ———————————————————————- # Redirect from the `http://` to the `https://` version of the URL. # https://wiki.apache.org/httpd/RewriteHTTPToHTTPS <ifmodule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}/$1 [R=301,L] </ifmodule> Source: html5-boilerplate .htaccess

  4. Install RapidSSL Site Seal

    If you’ve secured your domain with a RapidSSL Certificate you can boost trust by displaying the RapidSSL site seal on your website.