How to force SSL with .htaccess

You can force an HTTPS connection on sites that run on a server that uses Apache, by adding these rules to the top of the .htaccess file: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301] If your server uses Nginx, add this to the top of the configuration file: server { listen 80; server_name exampsite1.com exampsite2.com; return 301 https://$host$request_uri; } If you are using WordPress, you may want to use a plugin instead. These plugins can be found using your favorite search engine, An example plugin is Really Simple SSL.   If using WordPress, once you have the SSL redirection enabled, you will need to have a developer update the code if you are getting… Read More

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How to create addon domains in cPanel

Addon Domains allow you to host a multiple unique websites under one cPanel account. This is done by creating a subdomain of the primary account and associating the new domain name with the newly created subdomain. So for example, if your primary domain is ‘mydomain.com’ and you create the Addon Domain ‘newdomain.com’ the following URLs would direct a user to your newdomain.com site: newdomain.mydomain.com newdomain.com NOTE: You will need to verify that your hosting account allows Addon Domains. Click the Addon Domains icon. Enter the new domain name. The Subdomain and Document Root fields will be filled in with the domain name entered. NOTE: You cannot use an existing subdomain for an Addon… Read More

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How to create subdomains in cPanel

Select the Subdomains icon. Enter the information for your new subdomain. Subdomain: Enter the prefix for your new subdomain Domain: Select the correct domain from the drop down menu. If you only have one domain it will show by default. Document Root: This will be automatically filled in with your new subdomain name, you can change this if wanted. NOTE: The Document Root is the folder location for this subdomain on your server. Click the Create button to add the subdomain.

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