Migration Checklist for Securing Your Website with HTTPS
Checklist for Securing Your Website with HTTPS
Google is encouraging “all website owners to switch from HTTP to HTTPS to keep everyone safe on the web”. Google announced on its Webmaster Central Blog on August 6, 2014 that HTTPS was now being used as a ranking signal. Google wants to do what it can to keep the entire web, safe.
Google will also use sites with HTTPS as a positive ranking factor. That means that if your site does not use encryption, it will be at a disadvantage in the Google search results.
Below is a step-by-step infographic from Nimbus Hosting about how to secure your website using HTTPS and encryption.
If Google is encouraging “all website owners to switch from HTTP to HTTPS to keep everyone safe on the web,” then you should listen and make plans to use encryption on your website as soon as possible.