How to Redirect Multi WP site HTTP to HTTPS

In WordPress securing your website is very important. There are many ways to secure your website and one best way is to migrate them to https.

What is HTTPS

There are tons of information on how you could know about https. HTTPS is a layer of protection which are categorized into three (Encryption, Data Integrity, and Authentication).

What are the Benefits

  1. Google ranking can boast.
  2. Injection of Ads on a Website.
  3. Users can better trust your site.

How to Implement it to your Website

For the newbie you need to understand about .htaccess is found into your server.  To learn more about this information you can check this htaccess information. Those that can easily understand about .htaccess you can do the following to redirect all of your http to https.

Starting from the “RewriteEngine On” line it would go like this:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on
RewriteRule ^ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301]

After modifying your .htaccess information you also need to go to your wp-admin and go to your “Network Admin” and change all of your http url to https. If you’re knowledgable about your database you can directly access your database and change all of your http to https.

This way you can be able to migrate your http to https smoothly.

About The Author: Rosendo Cuyasen Jr. is the head of Eyewebmaster a web developing and SEO firm in the country. You can follow him on twitter@Eyewebmaster account, you can also like him to his Facebook account and Google + account.

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