Redirect my WordPress website to HTTPS in cPanel hosting after my SSL certificate is installed
If you have a secure certificate (SSL) on your WordPress website, you can automatically redirect visitors to the secured (HTTPS) version of your website to make sure their information is protected.
Note: Several plug-ins are available for WordPress that can redirect your URL automatically after you have installed your SSL certificate. For help with WordPress plugins, see wp.org
- Log in to your WordPress admin panel.
- Click Settings and then General.
- Change your WordPress URL and Site URL from http://coolexample.com to https://coolexample.com(you will need to substitute your domain name for coolexample.com) and click Save Changes.
- Create a
.htaccessfile in your webroot or public_html folder.
- Insert the code listed below into your
.htaccessfile and save the file.