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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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Get a Lets Encrypt SSL certificate through ZeroSSL for a .ovh.net subdomain

I'm trying to set up https connection in one of my API. I normally make requests to my API through this address: http://vps******.ovh.net:8090 I'd like to be able to make HTTPS requests. I use the ...
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How to fix a redirect from naked domain that times out when https is put in front but works with http

I am a developer and have very little knowledge of DNS and hosting, etc. A client for an app I have inherited recently switched over to running everything over https only. However when this URL ...
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How to avoid SSL warnings about certificate not for the current site when redirecting alternate domains?

I have multiple domains forward issue. Domains with plurals and singular e.g.: example.com, examples.com, example.biz, examples.biz I forwarded all of them to https://examples.com and https://...
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Blog is only indexed in Google search under HTTPS and not HTTP

I searched Google for my title match website is not there in the first 300. Domain age close to 9 years. The website has been live since then, though I have actively started maintaining it from ...
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Adding LetsEncrypt to Tomcat/Apache setup with mod_jk

I have a Tomcat server running behind Apache using mod_jk (the AJP connector in Tomcat). I just tried adding SSL to this setup with LetsEncrypt, but certbot was unable to verify that I own the domain ...
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Should anyone be getting this error message from T-Mobile? [closed]

A friend of mine was trying to sign into their T-Mobile account to pay their bill when they saw this strange message. Welcome, first and last_name Method Not Allowed The requested method POST is ...
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First Byte Time is slow after SSL installation

This is the first time I try to install SSL for one of my clients but I can't figure out what I am doing wrong. Here is without SSL: https://www.webpagetest.org/result/...
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how to use .htaccess to redirect http to https for 3 domains cPanel

I have 3 domains. 2 are Addon domains, 1 primary on my cPanel. I do not know if this is possible but from .htaccess how can I set this up: example1.com (Primary) example2.com example3.com This is ...
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I need to build a website working with old browsers - SSL, non-SSL and SEO - How to have both versions

I have to build a website which should be accesible from newer browsers and from older browsers (IE5+!!!). And also, the website needs to have good SEO, and match the latest Google ranking rules. The ...
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Is Google analytics tracking all of my traffic? on all accessible variations/properties

I am wondering is Google analytics track all of my properties? https://www.example.com (SSL + www) https://example.com (SSL - www) http://www.example.com (Non-SSL + WWW) http://example.com (Non-SSL - ...
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404 status code for HTTP/2

How does a correct 404 status code look like on using HTTP/2 protocol? HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found seems to be for the previous protocol version, but I can't find anywhere something meaningful about status ...
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HTTP website returns 403.4 even when using Plesk Permanent SEO-safe 301 redirect from HTTP to HTTPS

My domain has a valid and activated "Let's Encrypt!" certificate, and going to https://example.com works as it should and shows as being secure in the browser. Through Plesk Onyx 17.5.3 I have ...
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Quickest way to let Google know a site no longer has SSL? [duplicate]

I've removed SSL from a website, permanently. I would like Google (and other search engines) to pick this up ASAP as of course people will be seeing a warning/error in their browser when they click ...
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Why my emails go to spam [duplicate]

Now dont get me wrong, i did everything i possible can to ensure that my smtp server is GOOD, i use high quality content so this is not content issue. i never sent email to anyone besides my self for ...
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Showing company name in address bar requires SSL EV certificate, or OV also OK?

I remember in the past I had to buy an SSL EV certificate (which are much more expensive than regular SSL certificates) to get the company name displaying next to the green lock in the address bar. I ...
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Apache2 https and www redirects

I wanted to submit my website on my own Debian Apache2 server to the HSTS preload list. It told me I have several things incorrectly set up, so I made adjustments, now it seems to be satisfied. There ...
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My site doesn't have a SSL certificate, but Google is indexing the HTTPS version [duplicate]

Redirecting to HTTPS causes an error, Google should be indexing the HTTP version. How can I enforce that? I have no forms or logins on my website, I have no SSL certificate. For example: Searching ...
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Wordpress blog subdomain redirects to main site after switching to HTTPS

While there are a number of online instructions to change Wordpress from HTTP to HTTPS, they are not working for me, probably because my installation is in a subdomain. Here is the starting situation:...
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What entry should be put into the Domain Name, when it comes to SSL Certificates for a Plesk VPS?

I am currently in the process of securing a VPS of mine, with the Let's Encrypt SSL Certificate. Referring to the below image, was is required, when 'The domain name must resolve to your server'? ...
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httpS pages crawled while never bought SSL Certificate [closed]

I have a website built in WP. I never bought any ssl certificate for my website, nor a single link pointing to httpS, however, 02 of the pages are crawled with httpS, while rest pages are with http. ...
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Google Analytics seems to be affected after setting preferred domain

I hope you can assist me with this! I've recently changed the preferred domain for my site https://example.com. Unfortunately, after doing so, it appears that views/visits are no longer being recorded ...
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SSL Caching prevends https requests

I use the W3 Total Cache Plugin for Wordpress. If I enabled "Cache SSL (https) requests" in W3 Total Cache and testing my site at https://securityheaders.io for security reports, then I get only one ...
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Google indexing my site with https So I Want to Redirect it over https but Giving 404

I don't know why Google is indexing my wordpress website with https even I have not installed any SSL certificate, it causes matched content etc. Also, I have tried to redirect whole domain to https ...
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Google Search is displaying empty pages but those pages are non-existent

My WordPress site in Google Search is showing non-existent navigation pages, like 10 of 730 when I search site:example.com. However I only have 3670 posts. When I click on the pages it leads to empty ...
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Do you get referrer data from HTTPS > HTTP > 301 Redirect > HTTPS site?

Referrer data is lost when a HTTPS site links to a HTTP site. If you implement a 301 rediect from your HTTP site to your HTTPS site do you get referrer data? Referring Site | Your Site ...
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Https force redirect is not working properly… All search pages are not redirecting on https

I have bought SSL certificate from Namecheap and installed on Hostgator c-panel. Some organic search traffic pages are not redirecting on https. Https is not showing in Google Search. My .htaccess ...
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How can I configure multiple HTTPS sites on one IIS intranet server using a single IP address?

I have an IIS 8.5 server running on our intranet. We'll call it MYIISSERVER. It has only one IP address. Under MYIISSERVER, I have several sites: Site1 - currently to access this site we use the ...
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Both HTTP and HTTPS showing up in Google SERPs

Both http://example.com and https://example.com are showing up as duplicate content in the Google results. How do you remove the HTTP version from Google index but keep the HTTPS version using Google ...
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Move to SSL and have 2 x domains, make one canonical or not?

This is an updated version of 2 x domains for same site in Google make canonical or not and I am posting it again as A) there is a new SSL aspect to the question and B) it's nearly 4 years old and ...
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Trouble replacing old SSL certificate on Nginx

Disclaimer: This is my first ProWebmasters post. I thought this would be an appropriate place for this question but if it is not I'm happy to remove it. We use SSL For Free for our business site. We ...
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Changing CA for a website

As an AWS user I am currently thinking about breaking up with my current Certificate Authority in favor of AWS ACL due to ease of maintenance for the latter (just for the sake of accuracy). What ...
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SSL Labs Key exchange < 100%, why? How do I make it?

I am in progress of trying to get maximum (or almost maximum) score on SSL Labs my site: I currently don't understand why it does not give me full Key exchange score. Now, it looks like this: In ...
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Website redirects to httpss (not https) in Safari and IE but not Chrome

I have made a redirect rule in my .htaccess file for https://pg-flowsolutions.com that specifies that if someone enters an invalid path (for instance https://pg-flowsolutions.com/blablabla) the ...
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HTTPS for website without form and login

I would like to know if it is necessary, to avoid Google penalties and chrome warnings, by enabled HTTPS on a website that does not have a login page or a form. In some cases the website can have a ...
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Will my Facebook comments get lost under these scenarios?

I want to integrate Facebook comments to my blog. According to my research, the page is treated as an object. So all the comments are tied to this object. This object itself is the page URL. Now I ...
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Enabling HTTPS without impact on SEO

I'm planning to migrate all links on a site from HTTP to HTTPS in the near future. However, at the moment all I want to do is to enable HTTPS in order for it to be used on certain private areas of the ...
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Why does Namecheap keep sending me a message that says “The AutoSSL certificate renewal may cause a reduction of coverage”

I'm working on a client's website that was set up by someone else. It's hosted by Namecheap and we have access to cPanel. The client is apparently receiving this email message twice a day (I've ...
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Avoiding SSL certificate errors with Amazon S3 subdomain

I have an Amazon S3 bucket set up for hosting static image files. I have set up subdomain redirection so that "static.example.com" points to my S3 bucket. The bucket is named "static.example.com" with ...
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Does manipulation of a sub-doman to a different domain name cause any issues with an SSL wildcard?

For example, if I have a subdomain of: https://foobar.somesite.com that is hosting the site but I want to pass the actual domain of: https://foobar.com in the browser would this cause any issues ...
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HTTPS indexing after migration

I moved my website from HTTP to HTTPS version month ago, and I made all necessary changes, I made 301 redirect so all old links redirect to the HTTPS version, and I added the new version to webmaster ...
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How to decrease HTTPs redirect wait time?

I use a wordpress plugin to redirect my website to HTTPs however I have noticed a redirect time of 500 ms Which takes the time to first byte to 800 ms. How can I reduce the redirect time?
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HTTP webpage is showing “Not Secure” in Chrome

I've called GoDaddy a few different times and they said that it looks like it is a problem with my HTML file. Except, my HTML file is the basic outline of a webpage, nothing fancy at all. Chrome ...
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Long waiting time on page load may be caused by https?

As the screenshot show, there is 1.05s waiting time on page load and I have done some tests to figure it out that this is caused by https. I uploaded a plain html with just hello world and tested ...
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HTTP to HTTPS: Wait for new sitemap to be indexed?

Running HTTP and HTTPS versions of the site side-by-side. HTTP is canonical right now. Goal is to change that to HTTPS. Created a new site in Search Console and submitted a new sitemap 4 days ago. ...
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Performance Issues Using SSL With Cloudflare

I have been using Cloudflare for a while without much consideration to what it was doing. Today I have noticed that there is around 500ms of delay when I view a web page over https when Cloudflare is ...
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Does SSL require a client side certificate of any kind at all?

A friend insists it does, that both browser and server both need certificates. I say no, only the server requires one, with two keys. The question is whether the browser uses some sort of certificate (...
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When building links for SEO should you link to the http or https version of your site?

My website redirects all versions (http, www etc.) to an https/non www version, as most websites do. When I am building links for SEO should I aim to get links to the https version of the website, or ...
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Preserving social metrics when switching to https

I am switching all my sites to https this week and am running into an issue. We use AddThis for our sharing widgets and according to their support all our social metrics will be reset to zero once the ...
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Google Analytics direct traffic dropped by 50% after switching to https

everyone, have a little dilemma and was hoping to get some advice here. I recently installed a new SSL (3 months ago) to force our URL to start with https://. The site was earlier accessible through ...
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What can I do to pay less for SSL?

I currently have a web hosting account and 27 domains that cost 1310 PLN (about $358.37) per year. Because the next version of Chrome will start displaying "not secure" warnings when a user enters ...