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Replied to Allow Site To Run On Both HTTP And HTTPS

This is possible.. RESUME:

We have to change nginx forge before file configuration.

By using this solution, you will need to use www. to access without SSL (To avoid it to tell you nginx: [warn] conflicting server name)

We will need to create a block to listen port 80 in nginx configuration file.

Step by step:

Login into your server through ssh with root user.

Go to:
cd /etc/nginx/forge-conf/siteUrl/before
nano ssl_redirect.conf

Inside the file change the first block redirection, where server is listening to port 80 to:

return 301 http://www.websiteURL$request_uri;

Then save.

After this go to Forge site configuration, scroll down to end of website and press on Files -> Edit nginx configuration

Copy the entire block server { .. } and paste it above the original one:

Change in the new block the following lines:

listen 443 ssl http2;
listen [::]:443 ssl http2;


listen 80;
listen [::]:80;
server_name www.websiteURL; 

(IMPORTANT, add www. before the url)

Then comment SSL configs

    # ssl_certificate;
    # ssl_certificate_key;

    # ssl_protocols TLSv1.2;
    # ssl_ciphers ;
    # ssl_prefer_server_ciphers on;
    # ssl_dhparam /etc/nginx/dhparams.pem;


Thats all, hope it helps!