As I’m writing this, I’m sitting at SeaTac waiting for my flight back from PNWPHP to board. One talk there inspired me to get AMP up and running on this blog…but more on that in another post. As part of that process, I figured, “What the heck, I’ve got CloudFlare set up on my site, which gives me HTTPS for free. I should force HTTPS for my entire (WordPress) blog. Which means I’ll get HTTP/2 acceleration for free as well (because CloudFlare does that), which Davey Shafik said was pretty awesome.”

My site has been available over HTTPS for a bit, as I set up CloudFlare a few months back, but the default protocol was HTTP, hitting my host directly. No geo-acceleration, no HTTPS, no HTTP/2.

The process to fix that issue was as follows: Read the rest of this entry »

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