[wp-hackers] Alternate HTTP and HTTPS

Kimmo Suominen kim at tac.nyc.ny.us
Sat Apr 16 14:29:48 GMT 2005


Have you tried setting up the HTTPS server using the ProxyPass (and
ProxyPassReverse) directives to the HTTP instance?

+ Kim
<A HREF="http://kimmo.suominen.com/">Kimmo Suominen</A>

On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 10:07:37PM -0600, Chris Coggburn wrote:
> Wordpress currently pulls the absolute URI out of the database on
> runtime as set in the options when you install it and uses that to link
> to the stylesheet, images, and pretty much anything beyond the
> index.php. However, if by chance you want to access your blog under
> https instead of http the system doesn't work and it ends up loading the
> HTML under https and all of the outside content as http. Perhaps an
> option could be added to allow wordpress to detect how it's being
> accessed and changed the absolute URI accordingly. For example; if I
> access *https*://chris.coggburn.us and view the source it still links to
> *http*://chris.coggburn.us/wp-content/themes/.... for the rest of the
> included files. The reason I ask this is because there are many times
> when I'm not in a very secure environment when I'm trying to blog, for
> example a wifi cafe. In those cases I would like to use https and have
> the entire blog and everything run using that and not unencrypted http.
> However, other times I just don't /need/ it and therefore I don't really
> want to use it. The ability for wordpress to actively select which to
> use would be very, very useful.

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