This article discusses HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) and how to manage it for your site.
HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) instructs web browsers to only use secure connections (https://) for all future requests when communicating with a web site. Doing so helps prevent SSL protocol attacks, SSL stripping, cookie hijacking, and other attempts to circumvent SSL protection.
By default, HSTS is enabled on all Linux-based managed hosting accounts. You do not need to take any additional steps to use HSTS with your site.
However, there may be scenarios where you want to disable HSTS for your site, such as during site development or testing. To do this, follow these steps:
Header always unset Strict-Transport-Security
For more information about HSTS, please visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_Strict_Transport_Security.
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