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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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Both Http & Https are showing in SERP [duplicate]

We migrated to Https in Jan 2018. We redirected(301) Http urls to Https. That redirection is working fine. But suddenly from November both URLs are coming in SERP. Please suggest how to get rid of ...
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Trouble activating free SSL from Domain.com when using Hostinger as a web host

Recently, I transfered my domain from GoDaddy to Domain.com. My hosting is still provide by Hostinger.com. Domain.com have an option of Free SSL. You just enabled it to get SSL Certificate and you don'...
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Using htaccess to force HTTPS doesn't work

NEW EDIT 28/oct/19 → I edited the .htaccess file as you said AddHandler x-mapp-php5.5 .php # HTTP to HTTPS redirect RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80 RewriteRule (.*) https://www.bebechan.net/$1 [R=301,...
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.htaccess HTTPS fowarding still redirecting to a folder which I have removed from the rule

I have the following simple code in my .htaccess file in order to forward my domain to the HTTPS version of the website: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80 RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://...
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Drop in referral data due to HTTP, changed to HTTPS no recovery referral data since (in the last year)

We changed our site from HTTP to HTTPS about a year ago. We have a static website, with no functionality for user input, so did not see it as an imperative to change to HTTPS anytime sooner, the ...
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Track HTTP and HTTPS traffic details separately on Google Analytics?

How can I track HTTP and HTTPS traffic details separately from Google Analytics.
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Forcing all requests to HTTPS vs not forcing all requests

I'm not new to cleaning up mixed content errors after switching from http to https and I'm not new to working with the htaccess file but I am new to actually implementing the rules for http to https ...
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How to Install Free Lets Encrypt SSL Certificate on GoDaddy Managed WordPress Hosting?

I'm posting this question here along with an answer for reference in case anyone else is wondering how to install free SSL certificates from Let's Encrypt on GoDaddy Managed WordPress plans. The ...
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Why does everyone prefer SSL Offloading?

I started to setup a Reverse Proxy on Windows Server 2012 R2 with IIS and the AAR module installed (but purely as a Reverse Proxy without load balancing). It was relatively easy to setup a URL Rewrite ...
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Site unexpectedly closed the connection when in HTTPS

I make no bones about it. I am a noob at websites. Saying that I tend to research questions before asking for help. Today I was working with Hostgator to get SSL on my site. They got it on there and ...
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Facebook shows blank image and preview after sharing a HTTPS link from my website

My site before was only HTTP. I used that website for sharing public information with my friends. I like to post news that I want then share it to Facebook and when I post a link (HTTP link since my ...
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What is the Cloudflare equivalent of these two .htaccess redirect rules?

I usually set up my sites to rewrite URLs in the following cases: All http traffic is redirected to https (and www), with a 301 All non-www traffic is redirected to www (and https), with a 301 In ....
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How would you implement redirects for domain canonicalization, no-www, and HTTPS for IIS 7.5

For the moment I'm stuck with an IIS-server, unfortunately not my best subject (I'm much better w. Apache). We have a site on a Win 2008 R2 Server with IIS 7.5. It's an old site and we are working on ...
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Bad route appended to URL when redirecting from http to https

I have a WordPress site hosted on OVH and I'm having issues when redirecting from http to https. http://www.example.com redirects nicely to https://www.example.com https://www.example.com redirects ...
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What makes Open Graph checkers unable to detect Open Graph data?

My page, after adding SSL certificate, cannot have preview fetched by Facebook or Twitter when sharing the link. I have followed The Open Graph protocol and include the following open graph tags: &...
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Apache redirect HTTP to HTTPS without preventing HTTP

Background I've added an SSL cert using Lets Encrypt/Certbot on my Debian 9 (Stretch) host. To modify my Apache configuration, essentially certbot copies the vhost.conf file, wraps it with and ...
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Why does turning off “Force SSL with https redirect” keep http links redirect to https?

I realize this question can be an XY one. After upgrading my site from http to https, FB OpenGraph og:image not pulling images anymore. The solution seems to be using http links rather than https in ...
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Why should I pay for an SSL certificate?

I paid for an SSL certificate from Namecheap, I think it was certified by ComodoSSL. It cost me 7$, it took them a week to activate and I had to do it myself from SSH while editing my site's ...
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Exception: System.Net.WebException: The underlying connection was closed - IIS

I have very strange trouble and it's difficult to me to find solution for this error. Currently i have some services (.NET) hosted on the IIS on different servers. On one of the servers there are ...
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Should my sitemap and robots.txt have http or https urls for the given scenario [duplicate]

My website is running on node.js and runs in http on port 3000 I am using NGINX to enable https access so that all pages are served as https I have placed my sitemap.xml and robots.txt inside the ...
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HTTPS time out for newly installed SSL certificate on Nginx

Recently I bought a SSL certificate on GoDaddy and set it up in my Nginx server like this: server { listen 443 ssl default_server; server_name www.mywebsite.example; ssl on; ...
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Researching .htaccess Syntax

In my template .htaccess file I have been copying and pasteing alot of rules and researching .htaccess for around 2 weeks in an attempt to try and better understand the syntax, different modules & ...
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OVH active SSL for domains used for redirection

I have 2 domains: domain-a.example is my main website and domain-b.example is a domain used to redirect users to my main website (domain-a.example). On my ovh dashboard I set the redirection from ...
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New SSL certificate is not propagated

I have installed a new SSL certificate on my server and removed the old one but when I open the website using new PC and new browsers, I still view the old certificate in the browser. I have windows ...
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Why does a domain-validated certificate issued by certificate authority for example1.com works on example2.com?

Doesn't that completely defeat the purpose of having the first domain verified by a certificate authority when the certificate also works on other domains? How are they different from self-signed ...
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Why do SSL certificates expire?

Why do SSL certificates usually expire after a certain given period of time?Can't it really be a thing of once applied and verified, then it should be a lifetime venture?
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Partner referral sales have tanked two months after HTTPS migration, switch back?

On march 2nd I migrated my website from http to https and also put the site on a new VPS that I configured. I have 301'd all urls to https and I have no mixed content warnings. I have also added the ...
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forcing SSL without 301 redirect

Is there a way to force an SSL lock without using a 301 redirect, such as server side? I'm happy to supply context if requested.
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Firebase and Godaddy: Hosting redirection to www doesn't work for https

I have a website whose domain name is example.com from GoDaddy and my SSL certificate and hosting is on firebase. Currently www.example.com forwards properly to https://www.example.com but https://...
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Google Search Ranking and Switching to HTTPS

We have switched to an HTTPS site to replace the client's old site. The domain name is the same, but the majority of pages have different names and different URLs compared to the old site. Redirects ...
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After redirecting to canonical domain and HTTPS, Google Search Console reports most of my pages are now excluded

In Google Search Console - Coverage for one of my sites it says : Error 0 Valid with warnings 22 Valid 10 Excluded 11.1k Expanding Excluded, it's 6,000 for pages with redirect and 3,400 with a soft ...
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How can I access https file via https request without 403 forbidden in IIS?

I recently installed a site certificate to secure our website. We sell software and there are many installed users who are using some pre-website change versions of our software. Internally, the ...
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Moving from HTTP to HTTPS in Google Search Console (May 2019)

I have a client whose websites I have just moved from http to https. He's also asked me to update Google Web Master Tools too. Web Master Tools is now called Google Search Console, and appears to ...
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None https websites access issue under the same IP [closed]

I found a weird issue today for none-https website. I have 5 sites hosted on the same IP. Only 1 website has ssl enabled, name it Site A. However, When I access https version of none-https sites like ...
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HTTPS On AWS Bitnami Wordpress - HTTP Working But “This site can’t be reached” On HTTPS

I've installed Wordpress on AWS EC2. The site works fine on HTTP. I've got a third party cert installed via Certificate Manager. Current setup that doesn't work: EC2 install. wp-config.php set to ...
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SSL on staging server

I have three servers: development, staging and production. I use dev as a messy environment on which I write my code. Production is my clean, sparkly, shiny tidy web server. When pushing a new version ...
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Will referrer info get lost in Google Analytics if i 301 from HTTP to HTTPS?

If we have a bunch of backlinks from HTTPS sites, but they link to the http://example.com version of our site or example.com. Even if our site is HTTPS and once traffic gets driven to those URLS ...
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Let's Encrypt certificate renewal failure: “too many failed authorizations recently”

I am running a website on my Raspberry Pi with 2 different domain names. Installing the certificate for https:// when it became necessary was no problem. But renewing it seems impossible. I have ...
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Alias subdomain to subfolder (not redirect) with .htaccess (with HTTPS), error ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS

Well, I'm trying to accomplish this task by using this .htaccess: Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine On # HTTPS (not working: ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS) # RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off # RewriteRule (.*)...
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Is it recommended to add SSL certificate protection to the domain's subdomains (webmail,webdisk,cpanel)?

I bought web hosting under FastComet and they have a free Let's Encrypt SSL service that comes with the package. There is an option to include the domain's subdomains (webmail,webdisk,cpanel) to ...
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Trying to understand the difference between two Apache SSL config statements

I'm using Apache 2.2.34, OpenSSL 1.0.2l. Yep, I know its sun-setted and not supported, but plans to upgrade it are not immediate. I'm trying to understand the difference between these two statements....
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Add SSL to a domain which is hosted from the same directory as another domain on nginx

I have a sub domain for eg subdomain.maindomainA.example which is pointing to subdomain.maindomainB.example [SSL enabled]. The A record of subdomain.maindomainA.com points to the IP address of ...
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Change of Address, Error in site redirection on Google Console

I am trying to change my domain on Google Search console using Change of Address tool, and for some reasons Google is throwing an error saying: The old site redirects to edbinx.com, which does not ...
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Sudden Drop In Google Analytics Search Console Metrics After Linking HTTPS Property

I recently switched to HTTPS having no prior experience with GA, GSC, etc. I didn't realize until last week that I had to change the property and view settings in GA accordingly so I did that. I then ...
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How to disable TLSv1.0 and TLSv1.1 in VSFTPD on Debian 10 Buster?

I'm done with the insecure FTP and serve only FTP over SSL in my VSFTPD on Debian 10 Buster. The man page is not clear at all as per my question: How do I disable the 20 years old TLSv1.0 and also ...
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Do broken backlinks from HTTP websites matter or does Google only count HTTPS links now?

Some pages have been removed not redirected from the website of a client and now there are some broken backlinks but mainly coming from websites that are HTTP (have not migrated to HTTPS). How does ...
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How can I stop Google Search Console “index coverage” emails for the HTTP site now that I have migrated to HTTPS?

We have migrated our site to HTTPS from HTTP, so added HTTPS site in Google search console. But didn't remove HTTP site. We are receiving notifications continuously for HTTP site for index coverage ...
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Do I need cPanel's AutoSSL if I also enable Cloudflare's SSL?

All of the websites I manage use cPanel, which also offers free SSL certificates. However, some of these domains use Cloudflare for their DNS, and they also get their SSL certificates from Cloudflare ...
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.htaccess: Redirect all HTTPS to a subdomain, but EXCLUDE one subdomain folder

In summary: (Notice the "https") I have https://www.example.com All need to be re-directed to https://sub.example.com EXCEPT https://xyz.example.com/api Here is my current .htaccess: ...
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After implementing HTTPS, “require valid-user” in subdirectory no longer asks for password, just gives 401 Not Authorized

I'm not very knowledgeable about server scripting, however I've only just installed SSL certificate for the domain. The main website (hosted by GoDaddy) is now working fine on SSL/TLS and I've ...