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Flask SSL require and redirect helper decorator

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Flask SSL require and redirect decorator

Easy to use package for Flask framework to check if request is served securely.

Please note, that this package does not enable SSL directly in Flask app (however we support that) we recommend you to use reverse proxy or wsgi server with configured SSL params.


pip install flask-ssl


You should have working reverse proxy server with configured SSL and SSL header information.

This plugin supports nginx and apache default configurations.

For example, for your nginx installation it will be:

server {

  location  / {

    proxy_set_header HTTPS on;
    proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Ssl on;
    proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Proto $scheme;


from flask_ssl import *

# {...}

def func():
    return "Ok, served via SSL"

def func2():
    return "Ok, served via SSL"


This project is licensed under the MIT License - see the LICENSE file for details.


This software is developed inside Standart AG, LLC, 2019

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