Post by lukeketchum1 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:50 pm

Hey guys

I'm using Opencart 2.X because I simply couldn't get OC3 working on my server (nor could a contractor I hired to try and do it for me). But its ok because 2.x seems to be working fine. What I would like to know however is

I have just got an SSL cert for my site. when I navigate to the site using https:// it works, green padlock displayed, all good etc. I was wondering if there was something I could put in the opencart htaccess to change any request for to redirect to so it is always a secure experience

Please let me know if its possible (or even if its an advisable thing to do)

Thank you


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Post by straightlight » Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:02 am

Working / not working

More information is needed. In addition, since you installed SSL on your site, contact your host to ensure proper configuration with your .htaccess file.

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Post by lukeketchum1 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:59 pm

yeah my host installed it for me.
only issue is, if you look @ its got the green ssl padlock and all is well
but clicking on ANY link to a product, category etc sends it back to http:// instead of https:// - is that a htaccess problem more than an opencart one?

This is the rewrite part of my htaccess there currently
# SEO URL Settings
RewriteEngine On
# If your opencart installation does not run on the main web folder make sure you folder it does run in ie. / becomes /shop/

RewriteBase /shop/
RewriteRule ^sitemap.xml$ index.php?route=extension/feed/google_sitemap [L]
RewriteRule ^googlebase.xml$ index.php?route=extension/feed/google_base [L]
RewriteRule ^system/download/(.*) index.php?route=error/not_found [L]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !.*\.(ico|gif|jpg|jpeg|png|js|css)
RewriteRule ^([^?]*) index.php?_route_=$1 [L,QSA]

any suggestions as to how to get this locked to https:// for anything relating to my OpenCart setup would be great (Assume that IS what is best yeah?)

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Post by paulfeakins » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:48 pm

Change http to https in all places in both config files.

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Post by lukeketchum1 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:32 pm

Excellent! worked, thanks mate.

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