Force HTTPS for static sites

I know that you can write some JavaScript and simply “redirect” to the https version of the site, but there’re a few limitations, e.g. if you disable JavaScript or simply send a request, the default is http, so it’d be nice if Glitch automatically forces https from the server as Replit does.

I am always leery of the word “force” but otherwise having an option to redirect per app would probably be nice. This could also be a good place to discuss the options currently available.

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I don’t think there are a lot of options. Also, it shouldn’t be too hard. Glitch already provides https, so it seems sort of a waste not to force it.

I’m not pretending that I know but I assume there are some options, you mentioned one of them using JS.

It could as far as I’m concerned default to HTTPS but I don’t know enough to know that every app in every scenario would work. I don’t see how a check-box to turn a feature off would hurt. In any case the decision isn’t up to me :slight_smile:

There could an option to force a 301 redirect similar to this nginx rule:

server {
    listen 80;
    return 301$request_uri;

That seems pretty nice (and easy). I didn’t know Glitch used Nginx.

This doesn’t say it’s uses Nginx. The message just say that there might be something similar to an Nginx rule.

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