May 6, 2018

How to Turn on HTTPS for Blogger Blog with Custom Domain

Updated 24 Jun 2018 - Bonus tip for setting up non-www to www redirection

Google has been offering HTTPS for subdomains under blogger (e.g. https://techrantz.blogspot.com). As for custom domains, for sometime, the only available methods were either to use alternative means like Cloudflare or an unannounced method involving Blogger in Draft mode. These methods, while working, were not so ideal. 

It took a while, but Google has now finally and properly extended HTTPS to blogger websites using custom domains too.


To turn on, simply go to Settings > Basic. Look for the "HTTPS" section, there will be two settings as shown below.