Refresh: Both Google Chrome AND Safari programs presently compel SSL on .dev areas. We currently prescribe dev.cc as your expansion. ServerPress claims this best level area with the plan of ONLY keeping up it with the end goal of neighborhood advancement. This augmentation can be utilized with any nearby advancement stage (yet we’d love it on the off chance that you utilized DesktopServer!).
Some time ago, Google obtained the .dev TLD (Top Level Domain). Around then, they declared that they had no plans for it and that they were just going to utilize it for inner purposes. For a considerable length of time, the .dev TLD was fundamentally utilized for engineers and fashioners to use in their nearby improvement conditions. It was viewed as general worthy utilize and, thus, engineers wherever are presently running destinations locally which may now be influenced.
As of late Google reported that in a destined to be discharged refresh to Chrome, they will compel .dev to HTTPS. To put it plainly, this implies in the event that you are running nearby locales utilizing .dev AND running Google Chrome, you will discover your site inaccessible. Luckily, there are two or three choices which are genuinely easy to actualize to get around this issue. Remember that since .dev has been a standard TLD for nearby advancement for quite a while, this new approach by Google will influence you whether you are utilizing DesktopServer or some other neighborhood improvement device which uses the .dev TLD. This issue isn’t particular to DesktopServer.
Arrangement #1 (Any Local Host Development Platform): Stop Using Google Chrome for Local Development
How about we begin with the most straightforward and speediest arrangement. This arrangement will work for anybody, regardless of whether they are utilizing DesktopServer.
Quit utilizing Google Chrome for your internet browser. Chrome is an incredible program and with its designer instruments, has turned into a most loved of engineers. In any case, for this reason, at present none of alternate programs are constraining HTTPS on destinations with a .dev expansion. Thus, while this is a snappy “fix” and will work, there is no assurance that it generally will as different programs may take after Google’s lead and apply a similar strategy.
Arrangement #2 (DesktopServer Specific): Change the TLD Extension
*Note: ServerPress, LLC does not commonly suggest changing the TLD expansion as it involves rolling out improvements to the DesktopServer Preferences record which, if not done accurately, can affect all locales and usefulness. While, under typical conditions, we don’t “authoritatively” offer help on issues where the Preferences File has been modified, we perceive that now and again, it is essential and will help settle any issues that may emerge because of changing the TLD and will offer help in these cases.
**Note 2: We just prescribe this as your answer as of now in the event that you utilize Google Chrome as your default program. Else, we prescribe Option 3 (underneath)
This arrangement includes somewhat more work, however is an unmistakably perpetual answer for the issue. At present there are two TLDs which are usually utilized for nearby improvement. They are .localhost and .test. Be that as it may, ServerPress has enlisted .dev.cc as a TLD to be particularly utilized for neighborhood improvement. This new best level space won’t just work with DesktopServer (and has now turned into our standard), yet will likewise work in any neighborhood advancement condition as our blessing to the Community. The .test augmentation is at present a held expansion particularly for nearby improvement, though, at the season of this written work, .localhost isn’t, be that as it may, there is a proposition set forth to make it a standard.
When you have chosen which TLD you will utilize, take after these means with a specific end goal to physically change their expansion.
On the off chance that DesktopServer is open, explore to the principle menu and select “Stop or restart the web and database administrations” → Next
Select “Stop all administrations” → Next
When administrations have been ceased, select “Close” to close down DesktopServer
Open your Preferences File
Open the shrouded record at/Users/Shared/.com.serverpress.desktopserver.json utilizing your most loved content editing program (Text Wrangler appeared, which is free in the App Store).
Pres Shift + Command + . [period] to see shrouded records in the Open discourse window.
Select the document .com.serverpress.desktopserver.json record to open.
Go down your Preferences record by choosing all the content and duplicating it to another report. Spare the new archive as your reinforcement.
Search for the passage that says “tld”:”.dev”,
Change the “.dev” to the TLD augmentation of your decision (.dev.cc, .test, or .localhost, for instance).
Spare your Preferences record