Questions tagged [https]

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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GitHub Page Custom Domain - www is redirected to https

I have a custom domain http://jstock.org mapped to my github page : http://yccheok.github.io I setup it using https://www.namecheap.com/support/knowledgebase/article.aspx/9645/2208/how-do-i-link-my-...
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Impressions rise, Google position declines?

I redesigned my one-page website lately and launched it before 2 weeks. I have had some negative volatility on Google and also my website declined which I somehow expected since I did not / couldn't ...
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SSL Protect Unlimited Sites Under a Single vHost Without Server Restarts

I am creating a platform similar in concept to Wix for hosting websites. I wish to ensure that all the sites (except where specific issues prevent this on a site by site basis) will be protected by ...
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Moved to HTTPS. Do I need to do anything on the Google Analytics side?

Recently I changed my site to support HTTPS by default, and have setup 301 redirects from HTTP version. I want to make sure nothing breaks on the GA side. Is there anything I should do on GA other ...
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Is it good practice for a https site to link to a https url that redirects to http?

Several SEO analysis sites warn against linking to http site from a https site. If I link to https site that redirects to http, does that still violate that rule?
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How to get rid of mixed content warning when using cookie-less domain for static content?

When I serve all website content from same domain (https://example.com), tools like pingdom keeps yelling: Serve static content from a cookieless domain When I serve static content from cookie-...
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HTTP links still in Google's SERPs after moving to HTTPS

I've moved my WordPress site from HTTP to HTTPS almost a month ago. Here are the steps that I've taken: Replace all the internal links over the site like navigation etc. (HTTP links still there in ...
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Wix sitemap for http and https

I have a website hosted in Wix and as you may know it automatically keeps a sitemap there (sitemap.xml). Now that I activated https to my site, I read I should add another property on Google Search ...
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Prevent HTTPS forward on GoDaddy

I'm working on building my first website in a non-corporate environment. When I go to http://example.com it works fine. But when my friend tried, they found that GoDaddy forces HTTPS everywhere and ...
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Least SEO-disruptive HTTPS migration strategy

We are moving a website from HTTP to HTTPS and I have read Google's support article which is quite good: https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/6033049 As I understand, 301 redirects may ...
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Cloudflare not redirecting to HTTPS

I set it up, and set "Automatic HTTPS Rewrites" to "ON", BUT this still not redirecting me to the https by default when the page is requested via http... accessing the page manually by putting https ...
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Configure webapp on PWS to use SSL Service rather than HTTP

I have an application running on Pivotal Web Services that has 2 Front End components. I have added the Pivotal SSL Service and added a wildcard SSL certificate for my domain mysite.io and was given ...
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In what path I can find the .crt file for Let's Encrypt SSL?

I'm trying to find the SSL .crt file that was installed on my Ubuntu server using Let's Encrypt. I used this commands below for installing Let's Encrypt free SSL: $sudo apt-get update $sudo apt-get ...
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Serving HTTP images in a HTTPS site. Can I add a “safe domain”?

I know that by the title this may have been asked many times, but I haven't really found a similar situation asked (well, one) and I wondered if there could be a different approach? I have a ...
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Google Search Console reports only two back links after Wix enabled HTTPS

I just noticed that my back links (in Google Webmaster Console) dropped from 60 to 2. After investigation I found that WIX has enabled HTTPS a couple of days ago. Anyone knows if this should be the ...
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Properly redirect a site to WWW and HTTPS

I recently found out a problem in .htaccess file in my website. When I started the site I did a 301 redirect to redirect all non-www and http request to www with https. I added this lines of code and ...
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Will not having https redirect from example.com to www.example.com affect SEO

I've recently set up SSL for a bunch of my domains using a Positive SSL Multi-domain certificate from NameCheap, my domain provider. In the past when I was using single domain certificates, they ...
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Changing sitemap.xml and robots.txt after moving from http to https

I am migrating a website from http to https entirely, all http urls will have 301 redirects to their https counterparts. From https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/6033049 We reference our ...
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Seo procedure for url mapping

I am moving my site from http to https. Currently google has indexed about 800 urls out of 157000 urls which is provided in my sitemap xml.(sitemap links of a particular page : domain.com/username) ...
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Will installing SSL certificate cause duplicate content penalty?

I'm running a VPS server and for so many years, I've been using http:// for my main website. In fact, to even avoid www and non-www issue, duplicate content issues, etc. in search engines, I even have ...
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Is SSL a Major Contributing Factor to Website Speed

I have nearly a perfect score on Pingdom Results: https://tools.pingdom.com/#!/tU1lz/https://varmag.com/ If I'm not mistaken, it looks like SSL is what's slowing me down? Doing some research, If I'm ...
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Why my website is excluding from search results after migration to https? [duplicate]

I've setup ssl certificate on my domain on 19th of February and redirected all pages to https version with 301 redirect code. From that day all of my indexed http pages are disappearing from results ...
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Choosing SSL certificates in the UK [closed]

Recently Google announced that 50% of websites are secure. They have also been rumbling about demoting non-secure sites in the search rankings if they're not https. So, how does one go about choosing ...
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Facebook share counter reset after HTTPS

I just moved my blog to https and, of course, all the facebook shares counters are now reset to 0. I've spent several hours reading stuff online and I got the solution to point the og:url tag to the ...
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Apache not serving XML file with correct mime type after migration to HTTPS

I've just migrated my website from HTTP to HTTPS. And now my sitemap.xml file is no longer served as XML: https://www.pretty-story.com/sitemap_index.xml Any idea what could be the cause? Is there ...
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What are the effects of having a “non-secure” warning displayed for our e-commerce site?

For the past couple weeks now we have seen a non-secure warning displayed on our site where the SSL/Security info for a website would normally be displayed (in Chrome). Along with this I have noticed ...
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Steps to implement Let's Encrypt with cPanel

I am implementing to adopt a site from http to https, I am using the Let's Encrypt in cPanel, I am in a shared hosting environment. This is how I implement it: Site in maintenance mode Issue the SSL ...
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Googlebot not indexing https pages with 301 redirect

I recently installed a new SSL in my blog and i forced 301 redirect on all http to https pages. It took like 2 months for google to index https content, infact i am seeing a small boost in rankings. ...
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Font does't load on from HTTP to HTTPS due to no Access-Control-Allow-Origin header [closed]

Access to Font at https://booklu.in/catalog/view/theme/fastor/fonts/fontawesome-webfont.woff?v=4.3.0 from origin http://booklu.in has been blocked by CORS policy: No 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' ...
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WordPress HTTP to HTTPS without trailing slash results in double redirect

I have noticed that one of my WordPress powered sites is experiencing double redirects when a user or bot attempts to visit a URL without HTTPS and a trailing slash. In short: http://example.com/...
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How to get a free or cheap SSL certificate for your Test / Staging environment? [closed]

My startup client runs a website at xyz.com, they use HTTPS only. They now introduced a test environment to test upcoming versions (test.xyz.com). They want to run it under HTTPS as well but they can'...
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GoDaddy OCSP issues

I work for a company that runs round 2000 websites and a while back we enabled OCSP stapling in our server config. For the better part of a year this worked without issue, but in recent weeks we've ...
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Apache2 subdomain to domain [SSL]

I have domain with SSL and 4 subdomains like: ftp.example.com, server.example.com etc. I'm trying to redirect from subdomain to domain. Example: if someone goes to https://server.example.com they will ...
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Are drops in Google ranking common after switching to https?

About a week ago I made the switch to https on one of my sites. I'm positive I did everything right. Properly setup 301 redirects from http to https versions. Added and verified https version in ...
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Internal links URL and SEO [duplicate]

I was wondering if one is better off to have relative URL's for internal links vs absolute URL's? <a href="aboutus.html">About us </a> vs <a href="http://www.example.com/aboutus.html"...
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Angular2 on Heroku ask for ssl while using symfony2 api

I launched a nodejs app on Heroku which is basically the front of a website in angular2. The app should receive the database information from an api powered by symfony3 hosted on OVH. It seems that ...
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what cipher suites should I consider on government website

I maintain a website for the government, which is http only. The target audience is all civilian, so the browser client may be very old down to IE6. Recently they request to upgrade the site to https....
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HTTPS Causing MAJOR Slowdown on Website

I just recently acquired and installed a SSL certificate, but my HTTPS links are as slow as can be. My website went from consistent 1.4-1.9 second load times to 3-3.9 second load times. It actually ...
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Disable ssl on subdomains

I have a main domain where I added a private SSL. I also use cloudflare protection with their ssl, full strict, but I added a new subdomain in where I don't want ssl enabled. It seems to be the case ...
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StartSSL certificate gives SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE in Firefox and ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID in Chrome

My existing HTTPS certificate is expiring soon so I bought a new one. I'm having a very hard time installing it properly though. I have a wildcard certificate from StartSSL for *.deadsea....
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Switching from http to https in my sitemap will affect my SEO?

my site has over 5 million pages. Before changing all links from http to https, I had around 14.000 visits per day form google results, after that, the site is receiving barely 600 visits per day. ...
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Will implementing HSTS prevent Googlebot from seeing 301 permanent redirects from HTTP to HTTPS?

I did a migration from http:// to https:// for a big site with more than 2 million of URLs indexed on Google. As others have mentioned I'm also experiencing a bit of fluctuation on organic traffic (-...
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Browsers to accept a self-signed certificate

I have created a self signed certificate like this: #!/bin/bash EXPIRE=3650 if [ $# -gt 1 ]; then EXPIRE=$2 fi mkdir -p $1 cd $1 openssl genrsa 2048 > $1.key openssl req -new -x509 -...
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In terms of rankings how much 'MORE' does Google reward for HTTPS enabled websites

I have a ecommerce website that sells software and all transactions are secured using PayPal as the payment gateway. Since all transactions are secure using PayPals SSL it doesn't seem worth the time ...
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how cloudflare cdn cert passes domain check?

How cloudflare-based site passes browser's domain check? when I visit cloudflare based site, it provides a cert for cloudflare domains(like sni007.cloudflaressl.com) but browser does not shows any ...
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What events caused mass migration to HTTPS?

For several years I see that Google, Facebook, etc start serving (and even redirect to) content via HTTPS. Serving sites that prompts passwords in insecure HTTP was wrong even in 1999 but it ...
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310 ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS error after enabling ssl certificate in nopcommerce

After I installed and turned on a SSL certificate, I began to receive 310 errors. The site is built with nopcommerce. SSL Settings on the site are all included:
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HTTPS with Typo3 behind a reverse proxy

I have problems running typo3 (version 6.2.30 LTS) on my webhoster. The hoster uses an reverse proxy in front of the webspace which seems to forward all requests as normal http requests. The php-...
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How can different paths on the same domain have different TLS encryption?

Take for example this major Swedish newspaper, Dagens Nyheter (literally Today's News). Their web page is available over HTTPS at https://www.dn.se/ and, in Firefox, shows as "secure connection" using ...
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Timeouts after SSL

We recently received an email from our web host saying that they had identified a problem with our SSL certificate and they would reissue another certificate for free to resolve this. Prior to the ...