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How to Force Wordpress with SSL Connection

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1) Login into WordPress admin dashboard e.g.

2) Select "Settings"  ->  "General". 

3) Under WordPress Address (URL) and Site Address (URL) update user domain to 

The page will be shown as below:


4) Press Save to save changes.

The final step is to open the .htaccess file and update it using the code below:

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>

RewriteEngine On

RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80

RewriteRule ^(.*)$$1 [R,L]



NOTE: Please change to user own domain. Example: For, will change to

Proceed to clear browser cache and browse the website as the WordPress webpage will automatically redirect with https:// connection page.

NOTE2: User might face "Not Secure" upon redirect to https:// webpage as it may seems there are some image or post link url might still referring to http://. Regarding this issue, user may alias with web developer to check on the connection or may search for WordPress plugins to fix the issue.

NOTE3: Hosting under Linux environment had been enabled with auto-SSL. For user under Windows, user will required to purchase SSL for the hosting. 

* Kindly contact our technical support team if your current cPanel hosting plan does not have AutoSSL feature enabled.

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