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How to Force Wordpress with SSL Connection

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 %{SERVERPORT} 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.

Updated on: 02/01/2019

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