Copied from Rails ActionDispatch::SSL, add support for excluded_paths.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'force_ssl_middleware'


Insert into your middleware from config/environments/production.rb:

  config.middleware.insert 0, ForceSslMiddleware, excluded_paths: ['/options']

Same options as ActionDispatch::SSL, with the addition of excluded_paths.

excluded_paths: An array of:

  • String - for matching the start of the path
  • Regexp - to match against the path


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake spec to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at


The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.