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Summary: Switch from HTTP to HTTPS automatically
Language: C#
Author: Zepho Zep
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Culture: en-US
Bytes: 2479
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    public static class WebSiteUtility
        /// This method will examine the current URL for use of https. If https:// isn't present, 
        /// the page will reset itself to the secure url. This does NOT happen for localhost.
        public static void RedirectSSL(string page)
            //this is the current url 
            string currentUrl = HttpContext.Current.Request.Url.ToString();
            string secureRoot = GetSecureRoot();

            if (!secureRoot.EndsWith("/"))
                secureRoot += "/";
            secureRoot += page;

            //don't redirect if this is localhost
            if (!currentUrl.Contains("localhost"))
                if (!currentUrl.StartsWith("https://"))

        /// Returns an SSL-enabled URL
        public static string GetSecureRoot()
            //this is the current url 
            string siteUrl = GetSiteRoot();
            if (!siteUrl.ToLower().StartsWith("https://"))
                siteUrl = siteUrl.Replace("http:", "https:");
            return siteUrl;

        /// Returns a regular URL
        public static string GetNonSSLRoot()
            //this is the current url 
            return GetSiteRoot();

        public static string GetSiteRoot()
            string Port = HttpContext.Current.Request.ServerVariables["SERVER_PORT"];
            if (Port == null || Port == "80" || Port == "443")
                Port = "";
                Port = ":" + Port;

            string Protocol = HttpContext.Current.Request.ServerVariables["SERVER_PORT_SECURE"];
            if (Protocol == null || Protocol == "0")
                Protocol = "http://";
                Protocol = "https://";

            string appPath = HttpContext.Current.Request.ApplicationPath;
            if (appPath == "/")
                appPath = "";

            string sOut = Protocol + HttpContext.Current.Request.ServerVariables["SERVER_NAME"] + Port + appPath;
            return sOut;

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