Do you have a website? Think for a minute about what your site does and what it means on the Internet. Think about how many people use your website on a day-to-day basis. Now think about what information gets entered in on that site — how are you protecting it? With reasons like this and more, ” 5 Reasons Why HTTPS Should Be Enabled on Your Website” tells you just why you need HTTPS.
- Every minute — no, second — Google’s algorithm requires sites to essentially battle it for top search rankings.
- AMP is going to play a major role in SEO in the coming months — Google is making it a priority for 2017, which implies that AMP-ready pages will have better rankings.
- In order for a mobile site to be indexable, Google recommends several best practices, one of which is to “start by migrating to a secure site,” especially “if [you] don’t support HTTPS yet.”
“I don’t know about you, but when I’m about to make an online purchase and see that the site isn’t secure — for example, that the padlock icon in the browser bar is broken — I navigate my business elsewhere.”