Note: this feature is available with
You may require the dev server to serve pages over HTTPS. One particular case where this could be useful is when using the "proxy" feature to proxy requests to an API server when that API server is itself serving HTTPS.
To do this, set the
HTTPS environment variable to
true, then start the dev server as usual with
set HTTPS=true&&npm start
(Note: the lack of whitespace is intentional.)
($env:HTTPS = "true") -and (npm start)
Linux, macOS (Bash)
HTTPS=true npm start
Note that the server will use a self-signed certificate, so your web browser will almost definitely display a warning upon accessing the page.