Donna Duncan — May 8, 2017 Follow @beseenontop— May 8, 2017 Security is a top priority for Google and a growing concern for savvy Internet users. HTTPS (HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure) uses encryption and authentication to protect the integrity and confidentiality of data shared between two Internet devices. Google is pushing hard for website owners … Continue reading HTTP to HTTPS Conversion: An Easy-To-Use Excel Checklist That Protects Your SEO Investment
Donna Duncan — April 2, 2017 Follow @beseenontop— April 2, 2017 I think most people know or suspect that it’s unwise to purchase items over a public Internet connection but they might not know why. One of the reasons is because of a possible man-in-the-middle attack. A MITM attack is when someone inserts him or … Continue reading Why Every Website Owner Should Care About (And Convert To) HTTPS
By Ruud Hein March 20th, 2017 After switching to HTTPS it’s a good idea to run a scan, a crawl. You want to make sure your internal resources and internal links don’t use HTTP anymore. We’ll use the https://webhelpforums.net domain as an example. It recently changed to HTTPS. In this case you can still reach … Continue reading How To Check If Your SSL HTTPS Website Still Uses HTTP URLs
Mark Simmons — February 15, 2017 Follow @mixeddigital— February 15, 2017 The concept of HTTPS has been an important one, and forward thinking businesses integrated it a long time ago. Because security is a factor that Google takes extremely seriously today, you can bet that’s it’s going to become even more important in the future … Continue reading 5 Critical Reasons that Your Website Needs to Be HTTPS Enabled
Columnist Andrew Shotland shares some common problems that occur during site migrations to HTTPS and explains the importance of updating your citations. Andrew Shotland on November 1, 2016 Migrating your site to HTTPS is all the rage these days. Google is on the record as saying that using “https” in your URLs can give … Continue reading When going HTTPS, don’t forget about local citations!
by Tony Messer Follow @AntonyMesserSeptember 15, 2016 I’m sure that you’re aware that these days online security is becoming more and more important. Probably the most basic way of securing your website is to install an SSL Certificate and switch from HTTP to secure HTTPS Hosting. In fact, switching to HTTPS is also good for … Continue reading 10 Step (Foolproof) Guide For Switching To HTTPS
by Garry Grant January 8, 2016 Follow @seoincJanuary 8, 2016 Have you guys heard of this HTTPs thing that Google is all hell-bent on? No? Oh, wow. You must be living under some pretty amazing looking rocks then, because this issue is everywhere. So for those still in the dark wondering what is the difference … Continue reading The Difference Between HTTP and HTTPs & How to Add HTTPs to Your Website
by Luana Spinetti December 14, 2015December 14, 2015 Google has been trying to enforce HTTPS on all websites since August 2014, stating in their Webmasters Blog that they want to make sure that “websites that people access from Google are secure”. To underline the importance of their pro-HTTPS campaign, Google said that implementing HTTPS would … Continue reading HTTPS On Blogs and SEO: Is It Really Necessary?
Julia McCoyJune 30, 2015 Roundabout August 2014, Google announced that it was including HTTPS as a lightweight criteria for aiding page ranking. When Google said this, not a whole lot of people took the news truly to heart. Previous exploration of the statistics had shown that HTTPS was pretty much a parallel of HTTP and … Continue reading Why Your Site Content Must Be HTTPS: Google’s Latest Update
Govind AgarwalMarch 10, 2015 Abiding by Google’s changing algorithms is a concern for every website that aims to rank on top of search results. Tweaking the website considering changes in algorithms is important to not lose out on rankings. Google rolls out algorithm updates where it highlights a specific factor to be worked on. The … Continue reading Guide to SEOs Regarding Google’s Newest HTTPs Algorithm Update