HTTPS Everywhere

HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox, Chrome, and Opera extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure.

To be able to use the extension, all you need to have is either Firefox, Chrome, or Opera browser installed on your machine and you are all set to use the features of HTTPS Everywhere.

The extension is free and open source.


  • Encrypts connections with websites.
  • Secures web browsing sessions.
  • Available for multiple browsers.
  • Free and open source.
NameHTTPS Everywhere
LicenseFree and Open Source
Supported Platforms, ,
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User Reviews

  HTTPS Everywhere

A couple of points:
1) "HTTPS Everywhere" does not itself encrypt your connection to a webpage. What it does is redirect your connection to the encrypted version of that page if one is available.
2) It relies on a whitelist of sites, which means that it won't redirect you to the encrypted version of the page if it doesn't know there is one.
3) While "HTTPS Everywhere" is a very useful tool at present, the fact is that there has been a big push over the past year or so, led by major players like Google, to get websites to switch from HTTP to HTTPS, and so it seems likely that it won't be long before almost all web traffic will be HTTPS anyway, and "HTTPS Everywhere" will no longer be needed.
4) "HTTPS Everywhere" started freezing Slimjet after an update a few weeks ago, and though the problem has been reported, and another update has been released, it has not yet been fixed. At the moment (August 2017) you can't use "HTTPS Everywhere" in Slimjet.