How to force redirect http to https using .htaccess

If you have an SSL certificate installed and would like to force your website to load with https URL - you may add the following code in the .htaccess file (Linux based hosting): RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301,NE] You need to place the .htaccess file in the home directory of your website.  

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