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window.location = "https://" + window.location.hostname + window.location.pathname +;

You might wanna test if window.location.href doesn't start with "https" before doing that, so you don't redirect unless you have to.


  1. Bradley Rosenfeld
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    Why would use JS instead of PHP? Or .htaccess?

    • Karl Crowley
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      Maybe you’d like it to be triggered by a user event, there’s never only 1 right way to do something

  2. Karl Crowley
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    This is what I was using before, although Chris’s way is far better

    window.location = window.location.href.substr(0,4) + “s” + window.location.href.substr(4,250);

  3. Mathias Bynens
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    Don’t forget about location.hash!

  4. Tim
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    You also can use

    window.location.protocol = "https:"
  5. TeMc
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    var addy = window.location.href;
    if (addy.indexOf('http:') === 0) {
        window.location.href = addy.replace(/^http/, 'https')
    • Elon Zito
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      Thanks TeMc, this was exactly what I needed…worked like a charm!

  6. Marcos
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      window.location = window.location.protocol +'//'+ GetUrl('/home.html');

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