Questions tagged [https]

HTTPS is the secure version of the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP). It usually uses port 443 and is powered by the TLS (formerly SSL) cryptographic protocol.

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301 Redirect on HTTPS domain

A client of mine has created some print materials with a QR code that links to https://example1.com. That domain does a 301 redirect to https://example2.com. The redirect works when using HTTP://...
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Shield Icons on Google Results Page

The shield icons (circled) appear on my Google search results. My question is - if you have a site that's already https (and shows as such in the search results) what other action do you need to take ...
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Updated htaccess to redirect, now receiving ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR when I access my site via Search

I made a couple of edits to my htaccess file today to redirect. htaccess now has this: Redirect 301 / https://www.newsite.org If I type my domain into the address bar, it redirects properly. However, ...
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"Cert authority invalid" error from Chrome on Android when viewing my website which uses Lets Encrypt

I have installed and activated open SSL (letsencrypt.org R3 version V3) on my website. Website is working fine in Desktop browsers (Chrome, Firefox....) but in Google Chrome Android, I get security ...
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WHM upload CA root certificate to validate Cloudflare certificates

I'm using Cloudflare's self-signed certificates to encrypt traffic between Cloudflare and my origin web server. A problem that cPanel shows a No Valid Certificate for the domain and the error ...
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How do i setup a simple smart dns proxy service using nginx? [closed]

I have trying to setup a smart dns proxy service using nginx reverse proxy mode. its ok with http sites but i have issues with https sites. when i want to open https sites via my proxy i got following ...
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How do I install a security certificate for an alias (domain pointer) in DirectAdmin?

I have the following problem: I have 2 domains: domain1.example and domain2.example (domain pointer) => domain1.example. Previously, I used Let's Encrypt to create SSL for both in DirectAdmin and ...
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subfolder is not resolved without force typing https

I have set up the subdomain reg.example.com on a dedicated windows server 2019 (not the same server as example.com). The main url works when I don't type https (I simply enter reg.example.com in ...
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301 redirect a subdomain and all its variants (https, www, etc) [closed]

I want to redirect 301 from abc.example.com to example.com/abc.html page. I would like to include all variants of the subdomain in the redirect, like abc.example.com www.abc.example.com https://www....
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Azure CDN from Verizon Premium HTTP to HTTPS redirect

I have created an Azure CDN endpoint (like example.azureedge.net) using Verizon Premium Pricing Tier. I want to create a rule to redirect to the HTTPS protocol (like https://example.azureedge.net) ...
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Why does Google Index Http Urls?

I have a free SSL certificate (brand new website), redirected all HTTP URLs to HTTPS. In my sitemap, all URLs are HTTPS. I added my sitemap to the Google search console. However, when I search my ...
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How to fix a rogue DNS-IP mapping in WHM or cPanel?

I woke up this morning and started getting emails from customers of my website truckercert.com that "the site is down". But what actually happened is the SSL certificate quit working. The ...
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Sitemap urlset http or https [duplicate]

I am a Static User I write my all pages and sitemap with pure html css code, I have a question that in sitemap I am using http xmlns in order to make my sitemaps so is it allowed to add https or http ...
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Embedding Website in another Website

I want to embed a HTTPS website in another HTTPS website. They are hosted at different places and under different domains and their certs are issued for their respective domains. How can I make sure ...
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Do ISPs cache HTTPS web pages?

Provided I have not set cache-control header to private, can ISPs cache web pages (by respecting max-age) served over HTTPS? Sorry if I sound naive, but I wanted to know if ISPs somehow can cache and ...
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SSL certificate hostname does not match, but online validation says all is OK

I secured our server with Let's Enccrypt SSL certificate, which I installed with Certbot on Apache. It works great - I validated it with online SSL checkers. However, Filezilla FTP client always shows ...
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A modern global rewrite command for HTTPS websites without cname (www.) at all

I host a MediaWiki website on a shared server with Apache, MySQL and PHP. Up until today I used a CDN to deliver that website's content --- which required redirecting each webpage to a www. including ...
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Should I remove HTTP to HTTPS redirects to fix performance problems reported by Google Pagespeed Insights?

I have created a brand new website in which I publish various computing services I suggest to potential customers. As far as I know, no other website on the World Wide Web links to that website and ...
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"Insufficient HTTPS Coverage" in Google Search Console... for pages that are being redirected to HTTPS

I'm getting an "Insufficient HTTPS coverage on your site" error in my domain property in Google Page Experience, which is strange because my entire site uses HTTPS and has done so for a long ...
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get nginx proxy for https://hostname to work

I'm using nginx to proxy a site internal to our firewall. Right now the following urls work:     http://sitename (-> https://sitename.example.com)     http://sitename.example.com (-> https://...
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Most cost effective option for securing 1000+ websites (SSL)

My company manages well over 1000 sites for various clients. Currently, we are paying for a Standard DV certificate for each individual site ($94.99 from GoDaddy). We are easily spending over $100k ...
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How can you set up certificates for clients to use in to log into a webpage in comparison to a username and password? [duplicate]

I've relatively new here and in the website world. I recently saw that some webpages (eg. some banks) use certificates for logging in. An example of what I'm looking for is here - http://poczta....
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Force HTTP to HTTPS except one page accessed via HTTP

I'm trying to redirect a website to HTTPS, but there is one URL that needs to be accessed via HTTP. Currently I just have this in .htaccess: Redirect 301 / https://www.example.com I need to have the ...
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Google Domains won't redirect `http` to `https` when Bluehost handles the DNS and website

I have a website hosted on bluehost, but using a domain from Google domains. I am trying to force it to always redirect http://example.io -> https://example.io from the google domains site. However,...
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HTTP to HTTPS redirect causes critical chained request in Google Page Speed Insights

My WordPress website is configured to use HTTPS. After running the site through Google Page Speed Insights, the report shows a section labeled Avoid chaining critical requests 1 chain found Expanding ...
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How do I install an SSL certificate on Namecheap when it asks me to "Edit methods" for DNS validation?

I am at the screen above when adding SSL certificates for my domain in Namecheap, but I am completely lost on what to do next. I think it is saying to get a CNAME record, but there is no explicit ...
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Redirecting Old Domain to New Domain - Google SSL Warning

My client wanted his website republished under a new domain that was shorter. So we pointed the new domain to the website server and "forwarded" by 301 redirect from the old domain hosted on ...
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How can I migrate from a server with cPanel AutoSSL to one using Let's Encrypt without an interruption to my SSL coverage?

I've currently got a live website which is set up with it's SSL cert being provided by cPanels AutoSSL feature. I'm going to be moving my website to a VPS that is provisioned by Laravel Forge and set ...
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How do I install a wildcard SSL certificate on WHM using Let's Encrypt plugin and Cloudflare DNS?

I am using cPanel 92 on CentOS 7 and my domain.com's DNS zone is running on Cloudflare (free Cloudflare tier) and I'm having trouble getting my subdomains (of a subdomain) running over HTTPS. Security ...
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Do I have to pay a web hosting company for an SSL certificate?

I want to be able to host HTTPS in addition to HTTP and I thought I could simply buy a low cost SSL certificate and copy the certificate to my hosted website? But my service provider has a variety of ...
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SSL Certificate Validation after Upgrading Website

I've recently acquired a SSL certificate from a certificate authority called GlobalSign nv-sa. The certificate is already in use. What I am curious to know is what happens if I change major parts of ...
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Rewrite wildcard rule to redirect images that works with HTTP, HTTPS and Firefox HTTPS-Only mode

This set of rules causes the nolinks.jpg image to appear if anyone tries to link directly to an image from a remote site. It is working well but with the latest Firefox, the browser is forced to ...
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Websites not working on IOS after server move (only affecting sites with SSL)

I'm most of the way through moving from one server to another. Servers are more or less the same, newer one has a newer version of Plesk. Everything has gone very smoothly BUT now I check on Safari or ...
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Nginx: could not allocate new session in SSL session shared cache “SSL” while SSL handshaking

What to make of this error? I get it a few times a day, often in a clump. 14 of them yesterday, scattered throughout, but with a cluster of 9 within a few seconds of each other. My first thought was ...
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how to reduce SSL handshake time - localhost/self signed cert

We have one .net exe running on local machine and browser make one API to that running service with https://localhost:45235/getInfo. Actual getInfo API returns response in < 1 sec. But when browser ...
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iOS Safari not accepting certificates issued by custom CA

I'm trying to make iOS Safari accept an https website that runs a certificate I signed with my own CA. My CA cert is here: https://gist.github.com/BenMorel/014d7bd7802b75eec78b0bc0bad7e4e1 When I ...
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Redirecting bare domain to www doesn't when specifying http/https scheme

I've recently uploaded a website on a domain via Firebase hosting. Using the domain registrar (NameCheap) I've also applied a 301 redirect rule (via NameCheap. It's called "URL redirect record&...
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Invalid command 'SSLEngine', with "--enable-ssl" configured Apache

I built an Apache 2.2.32 server on Ubuntu from sources, and if I test my phpinfo() I see: './configure' '--prefix=/usr/local/php_7.2.25' '--with-apxs2=/usr/local/apache2/bin/apxs' '--with-mysqli=/usr/...
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HSTS affect on SEO

I do back-end work work for a couple of fairly knowledgeable people in the SEO field (i.e. not people off the street just claiming to be SEO experts). One of them is advising that HSTS improves SEO, ...
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HubSpot CMS site is not secure unless someone types in "www."

so we connected our domain with HubSpot CMS. They only support SSL for subdomains, so when someone does not type in "www." they are prompted with a security warning. They told me I needed to ...
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OpenCart 2.3: Mixed content error in admin login blocking login

I just installed OpenCart 2.3 and tried to login into admin panel, but it is just refreshing the page. I checked both config.php and both are correctly stating https. Now what can I do to fix this. ...
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Can a webpage differ in content if 'http' is changed to 'https' or if 'www.' is added after 'http://' (or 'https://')?

When I use the Python package newspaper3k package and run the code import newspaper paper = newspaper.build('http://abcnews.com', memoize_articles=False) for url in paper.article_urls(): print(url)...
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GSC: Big changes in coverage of HTTP property after HTTPS migration. Is this acceptable?

Some weeks ago, I migrated a 500k-webpage site from HTTP to HTTPS I implemented the appropriate 301 redirection I removed the sitemap of the HTTP property within Google Search Console Today I found ...
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Redirecting domains on https without creating a certificate for them?

I own, say, 100 domains. I want to add redirect for each of them to a new domain. And not only to a domain, but a custom query string. For instance domain1.example/url1 -> domain11.example/url2 ...
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HSTS compatible .htaccess redirect from non-www to www that preserves URL path [closed]

UPDATE: The redirect actually does work! The site is a friends site and I was coming up with solutions and sending them to him. Turns out his website is running Joomla. After further troubleshooting ...
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Is it worth changing external outbound links from http to https if the other site redirects properly?

Many of the outbound links on my site have changed but only from 'http' to 'https'. Do I need to add the 's' to all the links if they 301 redirect to HTTPS?
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Mixed content (http, https) fix

I am a digital marketing with enough HTML/CSS skill to be dangerous, correct problems, but also cause them. So I tend to stick to WordPress. I inherited an entirely static HTML site that I'm trying ...
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Will a .com SSL certificate cover a redirecting .com.ar domain?

we have a website with 2 different domains: www.example.com or example.com and www.example.com.ar or example.com.ar I want all requests redirected to www.example.com. I know I have to create two ...
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Set up SSL on NGINX

I'm having difficult setting up SSL on nginx running on Ubuntu. I have a .pfx, .crt, and .pem cert files to work with, but the documentation is for setting it up with .crt and .key files. The code ...
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Should I create a separate site in IIS to redirect (wildcard) from one domain to another?

We are moving domains and servers. I have newdomain.example set up on new server (SSL). I want to shut off old domain. I will get old domain pointed to new server. Is it better in IIS to add the ...

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