When you activate this plugin, it will automatically redirect all "http://" requests to "https://" in the Piwik UI and API. It also makes sure that the generated tracking code will use HTTPS. This is especially useful if your tracking code is embedded into your website automatically, for example via the WP-Piwik Wordpress plugin.
For security and privacy reasons you should always use Piwik over HTTPS (SSL).
Note: If SSL or HTTPS is not correctly configured on your server, activating this plugin may break your Piwik. In such
a case you can disable this plugin again by removing the line
Plugins = ForceSSL from the
In the same file there may be also a line
force_ssl = 1. If you find such an entry and your server is not configured properly,
we recommend to remove this line from the config file.
Any questions, feature wishes or problems? Get in touch with us, we are happy to help.
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