How to Force SSL in Drupal

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After purchasing & Installing the SSL certificate, you will need to force SSL usage on Drupal / WordPress.

Inside the .htaccess file, you will need to add something like this (replacing your domain name as needed):

RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off [OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^domainname\.com*
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://www.domainname.com/$1 [L,R=301]

These rewrite conditions should be placed after the following lines:

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c >
RewriteEngine on