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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Why does my server require an SSL handshake on certain jpeg images and not others?

I am wondering why does my server require an SSL handshake on certain jpeg images and not others? I have about 16 images on a page and it always seems like the 2nd 4th and 5th image require a ...
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codeigniter godaddy email from server proper setup [closed]

How Do i enable openssl on my godaddy shared hosting cPanel? i need it to send mails through an email address i setup on the server for codeigniter iv tried using all the various port combinations i ...
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After adding my site to Google Search Console multiple ways (no www, www, https) which should I use?

I've submitted example.com URL with no-www www.example.com with www https www.example.com with https:// to Google Webmaster Tools as suggested by this question. Should I submit the sitemap in ...
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Should I use HTTPS in sitemap URLs for SEO?

Google states that they prefer HTTPS in canonical ULRs: Google prefers HTTPS pages over equivalent HTTP pages as canonical (ref) What about the pages in sitemap.xml? Does it help SEO to use ...
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can a random compression level applied on same html output replace HTTPS to an extent?

HTTPS is supposedly a secure protocol for data exchange. I'm wondering upon a page request, if I outputted data to the client at a different gzip compression level (over the HTTP protocol) each time,...
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How to make HTTPS not a ranking signal on an information-based site

According to google, they say that HTTPS based sites deserve a higher ranking signal than those with only HTTP. Many sites still use HTTP and HTTP is faster than HTTPS because HTTPS requires an ...
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Prevent Google from indexing a duplicate content subdomain without a valid security certificate

I have an SSL for a subdomain. The now www version of the website works fine subdomain.example.com. But the www version is a problem www.subdomain.example.com. The issue I have with the www version ...
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What is the benefit of forcing a site to load over SSL (HTTPS)?

Let's say I have a large content-only site; no login or logout, no usernames, no email addresses, no secure area, nothing secret on the site, nada. People just come to the site and go from page to ...
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Changing port from 80 to 443 redirects site to index (SSL)

Apache 2.4.7 Ubuntu 14.04 w/wordpress Host: DigitalOcean I have figured out what is causing the redirect but I cannot figure out why or how to fix it. When changing the port from 80 to 443 in 000-...
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How to make transition from HTTP/1.1 to HTTP/2 with SEO in mind?

I'm aware that HTTP/2 is using only https protocol. My existing implementation on the website are all HTTP/1.1 with http protocol with thousands of existing urls. To add HTTP/2 support, without ...
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Web hosting service with support for HTTPS, HSTS, HPKP [duplicate]

Currently, I have my website deployed on a private server, but I'm looking to move to a "real" web hosting service to better serve my readers. I kind of believe in good encryption on the web. ...
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Multiple Web servers on a single IP [closed]

A few other questions on here cover how to do this on a single server but I'm having trouble figuring out how to build this with multiple Web servers behind a single external IP. I have a simple ...
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Completely cached by Cloudflare Wordpress redirect to HTTPS

I have a WordPress (WP) install that is located on a shared hosting package that uses Apache in the root of the domain (not a subfolder or subdomain) with no SSL certificate (not even self-signed). I'...
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How to issue wildcard certificates using Kloudsec and Let's encrypt?

I configured Let's encrypt and Kloudsec for https://example.com as shown in these DNS settings: Currently, I get a "Untrusted connection" error when accessing the website with www. How can I make ...
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Redirect subdomain http:// to https:// - To many redirects

I'm trying to redirect http://sub.domain.com to https://sub.domain.com. I have turned the web upside down trying every .htaccess and PHP script out there, and all of them give me the ...
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business vetted SSL vs domain vetted SSL

Does Google Rank business vetted SSL higher than domain vetted SSL’s? I did a lot of searching but was not able to find a clear answer.
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How to redirect HTTPS to HTTP behind proxy (CloudFlare)

I want to redirect HTTPs to HTTP, I tried following code in .htaccess file Options +FollowSymlinks RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} ^443$ RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.yourdomain.com/$1 [R=...
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Is the SSL version of a site different from the non-SSL version to Search Console the same way www. and non-www are? [duplicate]

Title says it all really. I know that for things like Google Search Console, www.example.com and example.com are different sites. Is the same true for https://www.example.com and http://www.example....
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Does https affect adsense?

I am starting a new guest blog where I write posts and ask others to write as well. I will be using adsense with my website very soon and I want to know if the SSL I'm using will affect the ...
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Why is the HTTP version of this URL showing a different page than the HTTPS version?

I'm doing some consulting work for a web development company's client, and this problem has me completely stumped. The client has their Outlook setup to look at the url https://example.com/...
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How to keep https website from reloading when user hits back button?

Every time the user goes back to a page on my website in the browser it reloads. I believe this is a result of it being an SSL site. I have a test subdomain from the same git repo, but it is not https....
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Making a Let's Encrypt-secured site viewable on Windows Mobile 6.5

I operate a web application that I intend to make available through HTTPS to users of barcode-scanning PDAs running Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 Professional, which was Microsoft's branding for ...
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What affect does https have on SEO? [duplicate]

I have recently added an SSL certificate to my site. Using our host (GoDaddy), we have redirected all traffic from http://exampl.com to https://example.com Furthermore, I have 2 folders off this site ...
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HTTP request to an API has been blocked from an HTTPS website

I am facing problem to call web service which is hosted over HTTP and I am calling web service from HTTPS domain. web service's .htaccess RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f ...
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Configuring domain name to cover multiple hosts

Background: I currently host my public-facing website on GoDaddy servers. I am developing the server backend of a mobile application. The business logic and database are hosted on separate instances ...
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Do you need to disavow on [HTTPS SSL] after performing a disavow on [HTTP]

I have a client which disavowed a few thousand dirty links from his site profile back in February 2015. Recently the site was switch from HTTP to HTTPS (SSL enforced). Google recommends that you add ...
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Redirecting specific URL from HTTPS to HTTP

Long time lurker, first time caller... I have a backend like admin.mysite.com which is able to use HTTPS (has a certificate installed, etc) - but that admin portal is a CMS backend for a number of ...
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non-www along with https

I need to set the following rules: redirect www to non-www (close www) redirect http to https (close http) Suppose I have example.com , How to set the above rules together in htaccess?
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Is it still recommended to inline above the fold CSS with the adoption of http/2?

For awhile now I've been following Google's recommendation here (https://developers.google.com/speed/docs/insights/OptimizeCSSDelivery) to inline critical above the fold CSS for faster load times. I ...
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Forcing SSL on Wordpress crashes site?

So I have just installed a paid Comodo SSL on my website. I can visit my website with https://homepage.com/ but the https appears grey. Currently that isn't my worry. But when I visit the website ...
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HTTPS of my own website hijacked by someone else? [duplicate]

My site creativeblends(dot)tv as of right now has only a coming soon message, nothing more. The other day I sent someone the link with www in front and when opening (in Firefox) it opened ...
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Having Https issues [closed]

My https website is not loading on my BlackBerry device, its reading it as an insecure website. It was working before I added the security certificate. Any advise on how to fix this? Thank you
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https in page url but not displaying in google search results

Why a site even when crawled with https, the indexed urls are https but the search result that google does not display https appearing in result url. The results in red have links to https but why ...
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What Kind of SSL Certificate Would Work?

I am in the process of setting up a white label web store platform which will be accessed through customer owned domain names, but I need to have the entire site protected by SSL for all customers. I ...
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Changing the protocol to HTTPS shows a completely different website (I never even bought SSL)

When I am checking Google indexing of my site and I saw that https version show another site. My site: http://avse.edu.vn HTTPS version showing another site: https://avse.edu.vn/ What could be ...
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Cloudflare SSL with Godaddy domain

I transferred my site's nameservers to cloudflare in order to get SSL, but it isn't working. At first I got the error: 526, but then I changed the setting from Full SSL (strict) to just Full SSL. Once ...
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a strange error in IE8 when connecting to my site remotely

I'll explain. I ran tests on my website at webpagetest.org and when I use IE8 on that site in Dulles VA, The website and ads load fine. I then made a test from Singapore because from other tools, it ...
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After Switching to Https, the indexed pages of Search Console Sitemaps has a big drop [duplicate]

We switched to Https on March.15th, at frist everything looked ok, the http site's impressions and clicks drop down, and https site's go up. And I also submitted the Sitemap to Search Console https ...
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Easiest way to preview https over localhost?

I'm creating a site that will be served over https when deployed. That means urls in the links of the site et cetera are https://... But now it's in an emerging state and I preview it on localhost. ...
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Apache2 vhost SSL configuration running on Plesk [closed]

I have a problem with configuring ssl in apache 2 vhost configuration running plesk. My Server is running on a virtual machine with plesk 12. And basically I just want to setup ssl for the domain. ...
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Should I disallow crawling of HTTP after moving to HTTPS?

I am migrating my well indexed website from HTTP to HTTPS only. Steps planned: All HTML pages canonical to be HTTPS now All HTTP pages will 301 redirect to HTTPS with the same URL All sitemaps will ...
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How to add SSL certificate to Plesk?

I have created a Free SSL certificate at startssl.com. Now, I am trying to add it to my hosting, which runs on Plesk 12.0. But the problem is, when I try to add it into the server, I am getting the ...
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How to install SSL certificate (and enable HTTPS) on VPS via command line?

I am having a bit of an issue. I have purchased an SSL certificate from GoDaddy and have it and the private key uploaded on my server. I have followed this guide but nothing is working for me. My ...
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Is a real http to htttps rewrite possible or is this always going to be a redirect?

I noticed that there are some articles on the Internet that talk about using the apache mod_rewrite module to rewrite a client to server http connection to https. But rewrite does all the changes ...
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Heroku app + Godaddy domain + Cloudflare free SSL

I have a Heroku App, a Godaddy domain (which I have added in my heroku app domains) and I need to use a free ssl provided by Cloudflare. I am struggling to find out the best workaround for this. I ...
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Is The SSL Padlock Required To Get An SEO Boost?

So i have read that using SSL on a website gives a boost to SEO. I have picked up an SSL cert and installed it and its working, but the padlock doesnt display on every page. The padlock in the URL ...
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Making entire site to HTTPS from HTTP - issues to be aware of

I am thinking of moving a website (built on Wordpress) to be run entirely over HTTPS so it is more secure and follows Google's "HTTPS Everywhere" mantra. Can anyone provide some advice on this & ...
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The Yandex index robot is redirected when requesting this site so the robots.txt file will not be used. What's the fix?

We have a website: www.example.com which redirects to https://www.example.com. Therefore when you type www.example.com/robots.txt you are redirected to https://www.example.com/robots.txt. Another ...
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Shared hosting IP changed to https from http

I had a shared hosting on my service provider. Since last 6 months everything was going fine. But recently after some server problems, that halted services for many days and restored back, I am no ...
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How do I ensure that I redirect HTTP requests to HTTPS?

I use CloudFlare for DNS for a variety of sites. I am using all three free Page Rules for custom caching, and I am trying to avoid upgrading to their Pro service to use Page Rules to force HTTPS. I ...