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Earlier i have posted this question : but didn't get any reaction.

Here is my site URL : it will redirect you to :

Now problem is menu link or any other sub-links are not redirect with https://

There is menu like - NIEUW | KLEDING | SCHOENEN | ACCESSOIRES etc.
If you click on NIEUW menu, a new page will be open but not redirect with https://

I have tried a lot .htaccess tweaks but not works. Anybody here to help me on this?

Thank you in advance!

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up vote 9 down vote accepted

Changing the unsecure base url to https will change all links and redirect non-https requests to (the home page), because that's what Magento does when the base URL validation fails.

So this is a good start but to also redirect to you need to do it via webserver redirect.

For example, add the following code at the top of your .htaccess:

RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
RewriteRule ^ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301,NE]

Or if you use a reverse proxy like Varnish:

RewriteCond %{HTTP:X-Forwarded-Proto} !https
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
RewriteRule ^ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301,NE]

This is because the requests from Varnish to Magento will be without SSL (HTTP), but Varnish sets the X-Forwarded-Proto header to "https" if the original request was made with SSL (HTTPS).

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@Abhishek I just tested your site and since it's not working yet - Fabians instructions above are correct .. but should also say that these 2 lines should be added to .htaccess file in the root of your magento installation but NOT at the top (generally) but as mentioned below, just after RewriteEngine On . The way I have done it is just slightly different in that my second line reads; RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,L] – Peter Svegrup Mar 22 at 17:47

For completeness we also do a very similar thing to what fschmengler has suggested with some additions;

RewriteCond %{HTTP:X-Forwarded-Proto} !=https
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on
RewriteRule ^ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301]

We place this inside the section of the .htaccess just below RewriteEngine On

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I think the easiest way would be to change the non-secure base url to https since magento then redirects all "non-secure" requests to this url and also generates the links with this url.

you can change the base url under system -> configuration -> general -> web

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Thank you for your replay.. i did it but now if you open this link : it will jump you to homepage. have any solution? – Abhishek Kumbhani Mar 20 at 17:19
hm thats weird :) Did you mind the trailing slash in the base url? I think this matter is really interesting as it will be most likely beeing seo relevant in the future (or maybe already now?) to have the whole page using https. I can ask my colleague tomorrow since he had done this for a magento shop already – David Verholen Mar 20 at 17:26
although fschmengler's solution should work I think, the answer of @Michael seems like the right way to do this if it works – David Verholen Mar 20 at 18:19
Well fschmenglers answer is not false. I am just annoyed of Magentos update strategy as it touches .htaccess and index.php but not local.xml. So it's more 'update save' imho – Michael Mar 20 at 21:38

Set your base url for secure and unsecure in the backend. Set yes on use secure url in frontend in the backend.

Then edit your app/etc/local.xml and include this

<?xml version="1.0"?>

Or at least paste the XML tree frontend and lower in between the config tags.

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