HostMonster Web Hosting Help

Force SSL on all pages.

You can force all of your pages to use HTTPS. To do this you will need to modify your .htaccess file.

Using the Code Editor in the File Manager, add these lines to the beginning of the .htaccess file.

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80
RewriteRule ^(.*)$$1 [R=301,L]

Substitute with your domain name.

Knowledgebase Article 76,712 views bookmark tags: htaccess ssl website (updated 526 days ago)

Was this resource helpful?

Did this resolve your issue?

Please add any other comments or suggestions about this content:

Recommended Help Content

This article will show a way to protect specific pages of your website with SSL. This may have benefits for SEO and can be used on pages that contain forms, shopping carts or any other page where users might enter sensitive information. (updated 70 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 1,284 views tags: htaccess pages specific ssl

What to do if Google has indexed your addon domain with https (updated 1420 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 27,141 views tags: google htaccess https index

How to use a WildCard SSL Certificate (updated 66 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 44,960 views tags: htaccess reseller ssl subdomain subfolder wildcard

Related Help Content

What is the .htaccess file and where can I find more information? (updated 809 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 1,447,454 views tags: htaccess tips tricks

When I try to log into my OSCommerce shopping cart using url, my shopping cart isn't the same. It is as though I have 2 carts, one for HTTP (unsecure) an (updated 2102 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 57,779 views tags: ssl

This article explains error pages and how they can be customized. (updated 877 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 110,987 views tags: customize pages

How to add a new SSL certificate for your different WM services. (updated 788 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 23,222 views tags: ssl whm

Where do I get a copy of the site seal for my SSL I purchased through HostMonster? (updated 1072 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 181,637 views tags: cert image logo seal secure ssl

To help with installing an SSL certificate for an account on a dedicated server through the WHM (updated 61 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 68,447 views tags: assign dedicated server ssl whm

How do I perform a URL redirect/rewrite using the .htaccess file? (updated 122 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 679,849 views tags: htaccess redirect rewrite url

How to renew an existing SSL certificate--or purchase a new one, within your cPanel (updated 155 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 55,236 views tags: cert certificate layer secure security socket ssl