How to force ssl via .htaccess file :

To force your website to load via https: after installing an ssl certificate do the following:

1: Open the public_html (or relevant domain's folder)

2: Edit / create a file called .htaccess

3: Put the following lines in the file :

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on
RewriteRule ^ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301]
4: Save and close the file

5: Load and test the site.

Url's should now be loading as https:// secured pages.
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