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How to redirect users to SSL connections in Plesk

This article demonstrates how to redirect users to secure (https://) web site connections, even if they type a non-secure URL (http://) in their web browser.

This article assumes that you already have a valid, functioning SSL certificate on your web site.

Redirecting users to SSL-enabled connections

You may want to ensure that visitors to your web site always use a secure connection. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Plesk.
    If you do not know how to log in to your Plesk account, please see this article.
  2. In the left sidebar, click Websites & Domains:

    Plesk - Sidebar - Websites and Domains

  3. Locate the domain you want to configure, and then click Hosting Settings:

    Plesk - Hosting Settings

  4. Under Security, select the SSL/TLS support and Permanent SEO-safe 301 redirect from HTTP to HTTPS check boxes:

    Plesk - Hosting Settings - Security settings

  5. In the Certificate list box, select the SSL certificate that you want to use for the site.
  6. Click OK. Your site now uses a secure connection for all web page requests.

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