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Note: This plugin requires the WP REST API (WP API) plugin.

For site owners who want the WP REST API served over SSL always and forever.

All HTTP requests to the WP REST API will be 301 redirected to their HTTPS equivalent.

Also, don’t use this plugin unless you have an SSL certificate as your endpoints will break! 🙂

Development of this plugin is done on GitHub. Pull requests welcome. Please see issues reported there before going to the plugin forum.


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Contributors and Developers

“WP REST API Force SSL” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change Log

0.2.0 – April 20, 2016

  • WP REST API v2 compatibility.
  • Indicate support for WordPress 4.5.

Props fjarrett

0.1.1 – December 30, 2014

  • Harden security by using wp_safe_redirect().

Props fjarrett, johnjamesjacoby

0.1.0 – December 30, 2014

  • Initial release.

Props fjarrett