🔗http://... will change to https://...

If you own a site that you would like to see included in the preloaded HSTS list you can submit it at https://hstspreload.appspot.com.

🔗verify HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) header with curl

$ curl -Is https://google.com | grep -i stric
Strict-Transport-Security: max-age=15552000; includeSubDomains

🔗Remove domain from chrome

Search for the domain in: chrome://net-internals/#hsts and delete it.

🔗HTTP Strict Transport Security

The issue that HSTS addresses is that users tend to type http:// at best, and omit the scheme entirely most of the time. In the latter case, browsers will insert http:// for them.

However, HTTP is insecure. An attacker can grab that connection, manipulate it and only the most eagle eyed users might notice that it redirected to https://www.bank0famerica.com or some such. From then on, the user is under the control of the attacker, who can intercept passwords etc at will.

An HSTS enabled server can include the following header in an HTTPS reply:

Strict-Transport-Security: max-age=16070400; includeSubDomains

When the browser sees this, it will remember, for the given number of seconds, that the current domain should only be contacted over HTTPS. In the future, if the user types http:// or omits the scheme, HTTPS is the default. In fact, all requests for URLs in the current domain will be redirected to HTTPS. (So you have to make sure that you can serve them all!).

More info: https://www.chromium.org/hsts