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I need to force SSL within a Wordpress website and I'm on a Network Solutions server with a private SSL and IP address. Plugins that force SSL are not working, I get into an infinite loop. Network Solutions states that "Our proxy SSL doesn't allow server-side variables to detect HTTPS (secure). All server-side coding will always detect HTTP (non-secure), and for programs that attempt to redirect non-secure connections (http://) to a secure connection (https://) will result in an infinite loop and server error after 30 seconds"

Any suggestions on server side solutions - I don't want to use Javascript. Without forcing SSL, I'm OK on firefox but IE and Chrome give error messages due to the fact that all my internal links are http

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Doesn't sound like you're going to be able to solve this one without JavaScript. I'd be running away from Network Solutions as a hosting provider, myself.

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