HTTPS is the secure version of the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP). It usually uses port 443 and is powered by the TLS (formerly SSL) cryptographic protocol.

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How to setup SSL for Woocommerce shop integrated with FirstData

I am setting up a woocommeerce shopping cart and integrating it with FirstData gateway. The integration plug-in requires an SSL certificate. I do not want to apply the certificate to the entire site. ...
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Is it possible to manual renew Let's Encrypt SSL certificate without domain verification?

I'm on a shared hosting without SSH access and I host there 20+ domains. The domains don't have a dedicated public IP address, so I'm using TLS/SNI with a shared SSL certificate for all the domains ...
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Setting up SSL for tomcat [migrated]

sorry not sure if this is the correct page for asking this question but here it is: I have deployed tomcat as a servlet container inside eclipse. my web service works fine on port 8080 that I set up ...
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Should the link I use to access my Cpanel have an SSL certification?

My web host (Siteground) provided me with a link that was SSL certified in my user area. This link did not work because the standard error. I asked the support guys and they gave me the same link ...
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Redirecting from http to https impact SEO?

According to what I have learnt, when we take a decision of permanent redirect, the SEO is impacted like in the folowing example: Redirect www.example.net to www.example.com Redirect ...
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AMP Pages on HTTP or HTTPS?

Next month Google Search will integrate AMP pages. These are pages that are designed to work rapidly on mobile devices even when using a poor network connection. Should I host these AMP pages on a ...
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How to set preferred domain with https in Google Webmaster Tools

I have registered a website and bought an SSL certificate, installed it and did some mod_rewrite rules to have all my traffic go to https://example.com. So all is working nicely from that perspective. ...
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Will an SSL throughout the entire website help SEO? [duplicate]

Our website already has an SSL certificate installed but this is only used in the checkout area. From an SEO point of view, is there any benefit of making the entire website sit on the SSL rather than ...
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Is there a difference in search engine ranking between allowing HTTPS vs requiring it?

This is a general question, not related to google only, but for example google mentioned that it will have more trust for sites that support HTTPS and they will get a small ranking boost. I would like ...
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From SEO perspective: Are there any reasons NOT to switch to HTTPS-only for a homepage? [duplicate]

I have a decision to make: Option 1: Require HTTPS only on sensitive pages, and support both HTTP and HTTPS on other pages Option 2: Require HTTPS on all pages without exclusions. From security ...
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Custom CSS in WordPress is not served over HTTPS breaking WooCommerce secure checkout

I use WooCommerce on my WordPress site and I have just forced HTTPS redirect for the Checkout flow. However, when I do this, my custom CSS is blocked. I get: Mixed Content: The page at ...
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Redirect multiple sites (HTTP and HTTPS) to a single page (ngxin - ubuntu) [migrated]

I've currently got a floating IP pointing at a server hosting a number of sites, some with SSL, others without. I need to shutdown, backup and resize said server - and was hoping to setup a simple ...
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Reindex site with http while waiting https certificate validation

I was unable to ask the renewal of an https certificate before its expiring date and now I have to wait 3-4 day for its validation. When users find my site in Google Search, the link is with https, ...
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Can I get free HTTPs for a GitHub page + namechap with Let's Encrypt?

I have a GitHub page and I have a domain from namecheap. Now I've heard that Let's Encrypt offers free certificates. Is it possible to make my site use HTTPS? How?
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After turning off and on my CDN (cloudflare), everything broke

I need some help asap. I had some problems with my icon fonts and found out, it's because of the CDN and "cross domain". So I thought, I should try to deactivate my CDN and look what happens.... BAD ...
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Should I force secure access to my web sites?

Now that Let's Encrypt is in public beta, I'm adding secure browsing to many of my web sites. But should I force secure access, or allow visitors to choose how they access those sites? In researching ...
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Will data be encrypted if an HTTP page POSTs to a HTTPS handler that redirects back to HTTP?

My host gave me a subdomain of their domain that has HTTPS: https://mysite.example.com My own domain name has no SSL installed, so the only way I can take advantage of encryption is by using the ...
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https version of my site added in Webmaster Tools - now statistics incorrect

I have 'upgraded' my site to SSL two weeks ago, and following the instructions given by Google, added the https:// version of the domain (which uses .htaccess to automatically redirect to the ...
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Installed SSL Certificate to one of my domains in plesk, but it does not work

I installed certificate to one of my domains in plesk. But when ever i try to visit https://domain.com it gives can not find server error. Where as http:// works just fine. I installed Comodo ...
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HTTPS connection is “not safe” due to images

I am currently working on a website and I have successfully installed my SSL certificate. The GeoTrust SSL/TLS checker confirmed that the certificate chain (including CA) is properly installed. ...
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SAN for multiple domain Common name mismatch

i have 60 domains and bought 2 different certificates, one for www and one for non-www. Since all 60 domains in the SAN there is only 1 domain which matches to Common Name. so i will get this warning ...
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How to use HTTPS canonical link tag in Blogger blog?

Look out, Google official security blog - http://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com Above blog forced user to visit https link (without using any kind of JS), but normal Blogger blog serve both ...
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Which is better for linking to external resources on a webpage?

What is the recommended way for linking to external CSS files and JavaScript files on a HTTPS secure webpage, e.g is it better to use: ...
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if an HTTP page can be cached by proxy should I put “noindex” in the HTTPS version or not?

I have a Blog where each page have a static version served with dynamic url mysite.com/mypage?logged=false over HTTP, and a dynamic version served with dynamic url mysite.com/mypage?logged=true over ...
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Google warning about SSL/TLS certificate

I received this warning from Google Webmaster Tools. I have SSL for www and non-www but they are in different SANS. Would that cause a problem? SSL/TLS certificate does not include domain name ...
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Plesk (WebPro): no SSL option available

I'm using Plesk 12 and defined a couple of websites that will be hosted on the server. However, continuing setup a few days later I had to find that only 1 of these websites allows me to configure ...
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Redirecting HTTPS to HTTP without relying on HTTPS variable

I was looking for browser bugs to see if I can somehow adjust my website code to make it work for those browsers. I also looked at my server logs this month and found that 29% of all guests used at ...
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Bing gives NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID on my website

I have added my site https://greymeter.com on Bing Webmaster. But when I search greymeter on bing.com, it gives https://www.greymeter.com as the result, and navigating to it, gives a crossed https ...
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Moving website from https to http without requiring visitors to clear their cache

For the last few years I have had a website that has had an SSL certificate because we were operating an online store. As a result, visitors arriving at our website were always taken to ...
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How to change whole folder from http to https

The checkout/onepage is working with HTTPS. But, why checkout/cart is not? Here is fragment of the .htaccess: ############################################ ## enable rewrites Options +FollowSymLinks ...
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Same domain with different extension - redirect

I have website hosted at say example.com I would like to have example.in, which should redirect users to example.com. So, should I use domain forwarding feature that my DNS provides to redirect from ...
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Switch to HTTPS - does backlink value to HTTP drop?

When switching from HTTP to HTTPS, how much of the backlink value is lost in the process? Has it been documented anywhere what this instant switch does to how Google views & evaluates the ...
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Do bitly “Branded short domains” support https?

I have been looking for documentation or examples of bitly branded short domains which use https (ssl / secure links). Have not found anything. Example of a branded short url: ...
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problems Enabling SSL for wordpress

I have wordpress installed on an Ubuntu web server. I installed wordpress no problem then followed this guide to add https ...
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Error SSL with subdomain

I'm using Nginx as my server. I have just installed successfully my domain with positive SSL. I edited my vhost of main domain as follow: server { listen 80; server_name example.com www.example.com; ...
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Are Commercial SSL Certificates (key file, and certificate file) portable when migrating between a new and old Apache2 server?

We have an SSL Certificate that's currently on our Apache2 server for transferring traffic over the https protocol. We are migrating away from this server to at another data center with a different ...
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Forcing HTTPS and WWW with apache

Apache does not force HTTPS in a subfolder of a folder, but it works in the first level subfolders. Here are all the HTAccess snippets I have tried: RewriteCond %{HTTP:CF-Visitor} '"scheme":"http"' ...
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Redirect to non-www and non-https in htaccess

I need to redirect my WordPress blog from https://www.example.com/blog to http://example.com/blog using the .htaccess file. This is what I have so far: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> Options ...
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HTTP and HTTPS visibility question

First a little context as a lot of people have been confused by my question in the past. Everything in the 2 requests below is visible to a third party (man in the middle attack), url, data, host ...
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ssl subdomain shows content of main site but does not redirect url (wildcard cert)

I have a wildcard cert installed on my site *.pcgcp.ca which works beautifully, but when I go to my subdomain store.pcgcp.ca with HTTPS it shows the content of the main pcgcp.casite. I have contacted ...
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Google Webmaster Tools- Do I need to mark my SSL domain as a duplicate of my non-SSL domain?

I have a Drupal 7 site served exclusively using SSL with the "bare" domain (no www). But, I see that in Google Webmaster Tools, I can add the following: http://example.com http://www.example.com ...
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Google won't index HTTPS sites [closed]

I have a problem that I hope you can help me with. https://www.example.dk/ has months ago implemented HTTPS. But Google indexes still the vast majority of pages as the HTTP version. Anyone who have ...
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Search queries report empty after moving site to HTTPS

I've noticed a few awkward bumps in analytics/search when moving my site from http to https, but almost all of them worked their way out...but the Aquisition > SEO > Queries report in Google ...
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Hide referrer header from 3rd party website

Right now my site uses http and has many links to one other website (say https://instagram.com). I would prefer they not see that clicks come from my site. I also do not want https to be seen ...
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Problem with http to https redirect

I have the following .htaccess file (in www.example.com/folder1/folder2) RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R,L] to map any HTTP request ...
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Why would my site load slower after I switched to https?

I bought and implemented an SSL certificate on my website and it seems to load a lot slower than before. Why does this happen and how can it be fixed?
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How to switch to HTTPS - SSL cert install

How can I switch to HTTPS if I have a key.key, a decrypted_key.key, a certificate.crt, a ca.pem file and sub.class1.server.ca.pem file? All files are form startSSL.com and I received them after I ...
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Migrating SSL cert to new server

We are moving from an OSCommerce website to a Magento website on a different server but with the exact same domain name. The OSCommerce site has a SHA-1 SSL cert with goDaddy which I will change to a ...
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Mixed Content issue with WordPress, Cloudflare SSL and Genesis Framework

I have a WordPress which is based on the Genesis Framework and uses CloudFlare Flex SSL. The problem occurs in iOS Safari and Firefox mainly, the site gets loaded but without styles and everything ...
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Only use HTTPS for main site and HTTP for subdomains

I have a few static files on a i. subdomain but I don't have an SSL certificate and for its use it doesn't need one, however when I try to access it - it redirects for https which throws up an error ...