Force HTTPS for WordPress Installations

Just add this snippet to the beginning of your rewrite section of your .htaccess file to force HTTPS:

# BEGIN WordPress
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On

# FORCE HTTPS:
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on
RewriteRule ^(.*) https://%{SERVER_NAME}/$1 [R,L]

...

</IfModule>

# END WordPress

As you can see, I placed it directly under “RewriteEngine On”.

Or you can also  use this Snippet to force HTTPS for your application:

RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://www.ask-sheldon.com/$1 [R,L]

Force HTTPS behind a proxy

If you are behind a proxy or a FPC (Varnish f.e.), you have to change the rewrite condition as shown below to force HTTP:

RewriteCond %{HTTP:X-Forwarded-Proto} !https

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