Why and how to change your website from http to https

By |2018-09-12T12:22:02+10:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: security, web sites, WordPress|

These days, everyone needs to have a secure website (one using the https protocol - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTPS). The next major version of Google Chrome will start marking HTTP pages containing forms as “Not Secure.” Is your site ready for this? There are many reasons we need secure websites. If you have an eCommerce store, it's critical that payments and details are being encrypted and not just going across the network in plain text. But that's not the only reason. There are a host of them. It's all about integrity, privacy and security. Have a look at this Google Post about Why HTTPS Matters. Even simple websites can also benefit from https, as Google is now using the protocol in their ranking algorithm. So even from an SEO point of view, it's a sensible thing to do. To achieve the https protocol, your website needs to use an [...]