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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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 ...
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Reducing the activation delay on cPanel AutoSSL (Comodo)

It's great to see more and more web hosting companies offering free SSL certificates. One of the popular options is cPanel's AutoSSL BUT it seems to have the downside of taking "up to 48 hours" to ...
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Redirecting to HTTPS on WordPress?

I recently upgraded my site to SSL and I was wondering if I should force my traffic to HTTPS rather than leave access to HTTP? If so how should I go about doing this on WordPress?
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redirection from non-www to www through HTTPS takes longer than HTTP

I have enabled SSL for my site in the vhost file. I also have the redirection for the non-www to www over port 80: <VirtualHost 62.210.85.6:80> ServerName pretty-story.com Redirect permanent /...
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Google Indexed cgi-sys/default-webpage for mobile, but shows the site correctly in desktop search

I moved my page to HTTPS. In the search result from a PC, it is indexed correctly, but on mobile google indexed my webpage as cgi-sys/defaultwebserver.php. To solve this problem I blocked cgi-sys ...
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Wordpress SSL Site insecure. How do i change logo and Favicon to https?

I recently updated my Wordpress site to https but i didnt get the padlock next to the name in the browser and it says that it is insercure. I investigated using the following site: https://www....
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Remove HTTPS site from Google search index because users are getting a certificate error

We have a busy website where we never used SSL. Recently its indexed by Google as https://www.example.com. The users are getting security certificate errors. In google webmaster tools we can only ...
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Both HTTP and HTTPS versions of my site are currently indexed on Google. Is that hurting SEO?

When on Google, I search for the name of my site, with no HTTP, HTTPS or WWW and the results that come up are the HTTPS, then another listing for HTTPS page and then the HTTP version. Is the fact ...
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Switching to https during a major redesign

I am planning a major overhaul of a well established domain (60 Moz DA). Aside from a platform change, content reduction/consolidation and branding update, the structure of the site will be ...
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Have https on my website without my own domain

I don't want to register my own domain but I want to have an HTTPS connection to my site. Is there a way to do that? I tried adding SSL to my server using the default subdomain that comes with the ...
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How to verify all https, www and no-www versions with Google Webmaster Tools

I recently started a WordPress blog with HTTPS and want some advice. I prefer to use HTTPS + www for my blog. In order to do that will I have to add all these 4 types of addresses to Webmaster Tools? ...
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How does a webmaster tell search engines to remove any indexed HTTP URLs/pages allowing only the HTTPS protocol to both remain and be indexed later?

Hello Webmasters of StackExchange and happy holidays! I signed up an hour ago and have read all the rules for asking questions. I've used StackOverflow for years but this is my first time joining a ...
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Indexing trouble in Google after HTTPs conversion and traffic decline [duplicate]

Our online platform was http://example.com/ We have just added SSL traffic from Dec 1 and from there site is getting low traffic and now 90% traffic is down. https://www.example.com/ is our main ...
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How to switch to https in webmaster tools?

We will be trying to add SSL to our website pretty soon , in the demo server we achieve everything perfect, the thing now is not to loose the traffic. With Google Analytics we are able to change ...
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What should I do with my HTTP property in Google Console after I forced all my traffic to HTTPS with 301 redirection? [duplicate]

A few months ago, I've switched all my traffic from HTTP to HTTPS. And then I have two properties in Google Search Console. I would like the http site be replaced by https site totally. Can I do ...
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Does https site conversion affects organic traffic?

Our site has lost substantial traffic after moving to HTTPS. Most of our Posts which were on first page are on 5-6th page now! We started around 1st Dec and it is continuously dropping since then. ...
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Redirect http www and non-SSL domains to HTTPS without multiple redirects?

I'm losing link juice in multiple redirects. I need to redirect all domain versions to my default domain i.e. https://example.com By all domain versions I mean http://www, http://, https://www and ...
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SSL/https breaking when using www

Please don't close for being a duplicate, I have already tried the other answered questions and am still having issues. First, I know why the certification for the site breaks when using www. The ...
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Bing webmaster indicating crawl errors on http to https 301 redirect

I moved my site form http to https, now sitemap contains https urls, but Bing webmaster indicates increased "crawl errors" and my indexed pages have decreased to 0. The list of errors says http pages ...
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Adding HTTPS to our site created duplicate content that Google is indexing with a drop in traffic

Our tutorial platform is example.com - it was online with non-www version. i.e. http://example.com We added SSL(https) certificate and now there are issues that are affecting my site. Now there are ...
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Google is indexing pages as HTTP despite 301 redirects from HTTP to HTTPS

on 9/23 we migrated our entire site to HTTPS. Almost 3 months later and Google has recently cached versions of http:// URLs in the index. We have an http:// sitemap that is live with 100% 301 ...
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WMT Change of Address not working

I have been asked by a client to install an ssl certificate on her website which I have done and all working well! I have sorted out the security plugin and the .htaccess file with correct 301 ...
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Can I purchase an SSL certificate from one hosting vendor, but use it on another?

In Jul-2016, I purchased a domain name and hosting from Vendor A and in Nov-2016, I purchased an ecommerce solution from Vendor B. Vendor B asked me to inform Vendor A to point my domain to their DNS/...
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How to prevent browser to block mixed content (http content in a https site)

I'm installing SSL in many websites, almost all of those don't give me any problem at all, but some of them do. One of the sites uses a 3rd party weather script on a remote server that does not use ...
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Why does my .htaccess file only partially force HTTPS and WWW?

I have the domain https://www.example.com and this is how I prefer that users reach my site as well, using both HTTPS and WWW. In my .htaccess file I try and force everyone to use this set up with ...
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How to handle DNS and SSL when switching CMS provider

We're replacing our website (a B2B news website, around 12,000 sessions a month) with one built in a new and better CMS. The old one was built on a custom CMS circa 2009 and is out-of-date. The ...

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