Installing Let's Encrypt with MantisBT

letsEncryptLet's Encrypt allows you to secure traffic to your website.  This article describes how to encrypt a MantisBT website.

Create an SSL Certificate

You'll need to create an SSL Certificate for this domain.  Here's how to use Let's Encrypt with Siteground hosting.


Configuring MantisBT

Start by creating a .htaccess file in the root directory.

  1. Browse to the root directory for the website.
  2. Open the .htaccess file for editing.
  3. Add the following content at the top of the file.
RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301]


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