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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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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Setting Port 443 ssl; loads different server directory? [migrated]

Running Nginx + Centos 7.2 + Wordpress I am installing SSL for a domain of mine, and when I set the port in my serer configuration to listen 443 ssl;when I visit the domain, it prompts me with the ...
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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 implement wildcard Loadbalancer SSL certificate on Tomcat [closed]

I have a SSL certificate with the extension .crt, this is wildcard certificate and we have web server that runs on Apache tomcat. We have enabled HTTPS by default with the following connector: ...
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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 ...
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How do I configure Haproxy and Apache when adding SSL?

Currently I am using Haproxy to route my application which has a websocket back end and an Apache back end. I have configured Apache's virtual host to use SSL. Now I'm confused like do I have to ...
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In which webmaster property should I submit the HTTPS sitemap after moving site from HTTP to HTTPS?

We have the following properties in Google Webmaster Tools: www.example.com (was preferred) example.com https://www.example.com https://example.com The old sitemap, ie. the HTTP sitemap.xml which ...
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What are the benefits of requiring HTTPS between AWS CloudFront and the origin server?

I am hosting a website on Amazon CloudFront and we've recently updated the distribution to require HTTPS between CloudFront and viewers. With the introduction of AWS Certificate Manager and the ...
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Fix OpenSSL CCS vulnerability on Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed an SSL certificate from Let's Encrypt on one of my domains. Everything was fine, green lock icon on Chrome. But just to be sure, I checked the domain on ssllabs.com. And to my ...
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Best practices for adding SSL and preserving backlinks

If I have many backlinks that points to http://example.com and then enforce SSL so that the URL then becomes https://example.com, What should I do to ensure that I do not lose these backlinks? One ...
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Will it have a negative influence on search engine ranking if my main site is working over HTTPS but my blog isn't?

Suppose I have domain working https like https://www.example.com/ and my blog is working without https like http://blog.example.com/. Is that wrong from SEO or Google point of view?
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SEO for company blog - subdomain + SSL or subdirectory without SSL

I got an SEO question related to an issue we are having with how we set up our WordPress blog. It revolves around the benefits/penalties of Sub-directory vs sub-domain SSL vs No SSL. Which of ...
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Do I use a different Google Analytics tracking tracking code when I set up the https version of my website in Google Search Console?

I just recently extended my SSL certificate to every page on my website in hopes of gaining some rank. I made sure to add the HTTPS version of the property in my Google search Console and in ...
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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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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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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 ...