Basically I need to redirect this page


I tried adding a redirect rule to the .htaccess file in /var/www/html/ but that didn't work. From what I know ?q=user is more of an argument then a page. How can I achieve this?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


You might want to have a look a the Secure Pages module, which is:

A small process which will redirect the required pages to a SSL version of the page.

You can easily set up the user/login path as an SSL-required page, and the redirect will be handled for you.

If you want to do it manually, a rule like this in .htaccess would probably work:

RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} !^443$
RewriteRule ^user$ https://%{SERVER_NAME}/user [R=301,L]

That would need to go above Drupal's main rewrite rule for index.php.

It's worth bearing in mind you'll need to do this for the user/login path as well as that can be accessed directly.

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  • Is there no other way to do a simple redirect? Plus I only need this one page to be SSL. – Flo Jun 6 '12 at 18:15
  • I've added an example rewrite rule, I haven't tested it but it should do the trick – Clive Jun 6 '12 at 18:22
  • I added that my .htaccess file and nothing changed. When I go to www.web.ca/?q=user there is no redirect. – Flo Jun 6 '12 at 18:30
  • It'll work if you've got clean urls turned on and you go to www.web.ca/user. If you're not using clean urls I can only really advise using the secure pages module; parsing a query string in .htaccess won't be a lot of fun – Clive Jun 6 '12 at 18:32
  • Question: If I enable clean URLs do I need to change all the internal links on the website? You know? References and such? – Flo Jun 6 '12 at 18:34

You can achieve this using Rules and make a rule that when going to that page to redirect the user to the https: page.


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