Using Magento’s getUrl() Method with HTTPS

We’re all familiar with using Magento’s getUrl() method when we want to retrieve a given URL in Magento, and additional checks may need to be added to check for secure pages.
As an example, on Magento’s cart page, there exists a newsletter form that can be viewed near the footer. If the cart page has …

Redirect Magento URLs to HTTPS and www using htaccess

Google promotes websites that have an SSL certificate installed by placing them higher in the search results. This requires configuration changes within Magento.
Configuration within the Magento admin
Assuming you have a valid SSL, you can enable secure links in the frontend and admin by changing the Use Secure URLs on Storefront and Use …