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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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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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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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The indexed page number decrease after migrating from http to https

My website is migrating from http to https, but both http and https URL can work. The indexed page number in https increase, but decrease in http. Why does the indexed page number in http decrease? ...
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SSL Vulnerabilities on a personal site [closed]

I just managed to install a SSL for my domain hosted on a VPS with CentOS 6.5 (CentOS WEB Panel) and I got it through those "SSL Checker"s online, the most common errors are below: This server ...
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Rewrite external HTTP resource links to proxied HTTPS using Apache/PHP

First off, disclaimer... I know what I'm asking for is against specification and recommendation but the boss wants it done. Having said that... I'm the person responsible for a Moodle installation (...
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Which HTTP/HTTPS www/no-www versions should be registered in Search Console when using Cloudflare Flexible SSL [duplicate]

I have a question about the use of Cloudflare Flexible SSL and the settings in Google Search Console. Say I use Flexible SSL on my website example.com. I have wrote a redirect from http to https in ...
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How to keep https website from reloading when user hits back button?

Every time the user goes back to a page on my website in the browser it reloads. I believe this is a result of it being an SSL site. I have a test subdomain from the same git repo, but it is not https....
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Making a Let's Encrypt-secured site viewable on Windows Mobile 6.5

I operate a web application that I intend to make available through HTTPS to users of barcode-scanning PDAs running Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 Professional, which was Microsoft's branding for ...
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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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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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“The domain example.com is no longer parked by GoDaddy.” error message trying to host a Heroku App

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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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 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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Installed SSL Certificate to one of my domains in plesk, but it does not work

I installed certificate to one of my domains in plesk. But when ever i try to visit https://domain.com it gives can not find server error. Where as http:// works just fine. I installed Comodo ...
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Plesk (WebPro): no SSL option available

I'm using Plesk 12 and defined a couple of websites that will be hosted on the server. However, continuing setup a few days later I had to find that only 1 of these websites allows me to configure SSL/...
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Bing gives NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID on my website

I have added my site https://greymeter.com on Bing Webmaster. But when I search greymeter on bing.com, it gives https://www.greymeter.com as the result, and navigating to it, gives a crossed https ...
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Problem with http to https redirect

I have the following .htaccess file (in www.example.com/folder1/folder2) RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R,L] to map any HTTP request ...
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duplicate content in https without certificate? and google tries HTTPS anyway?

I understand that for an HTTPS page to work properly, a valid certificate is required. On my web server, we primarily use HTTP but we have HTTPS available to clients that may need it. I then tried a ...
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What should I know before shopping for a SSL certificate? [closed]

The users of a forum that I administer have requested that we switch to a https connection. I have never shopped for a SSL certificate before. I did a quick Google search and found a lot of different ...
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Big drop in indexed pages (due to ssl?) [duplicate]

Is it possible to gain a pagedrop because of ssl activation? My theory is that it has something to do with the switch to https. Could this be possible? When I look at content keywords It states the ...
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What are duplicate SSL certificates?

I read about these in one of the answers at Why is godaddy HTTPS/SSL certification so much cheaper than digicert, thawte, and verisign? i've tried googling about this particular topic but can't seem ...
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Analytics went to 0 when I switched view to HTTPS

I've had my site and Google Analytics operating on HTTP for years perfectly fine. We recently switched over to HTTPS-only for various and the In-Page Analytics stopped working due to the site being on ...
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No one can access our website today using http, but can with https

We arrived at work this morning to find our website was 'down'. It loads a blank white page with no messages at all. It worked fine last night and we have made no changes. (I am the only one who ...
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Insecure content warning on ssl page with unsubmitted http form

On the secure https section of a website, I just found out that I had an insecure content warning that was killing the "lock" functionality and hurting conversions (because users didn't have the green ...
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How to install/update/upgrade SSL certificate in Tomcat?

I am about to install/update/upgrade a SSL certificate in one of the servers which has the following configuration Sever information: Sever version: Apache Tomcat/6.0.35 OS version: Linux 2.6.18-371....
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How do I notify Google of a change of address from http to https? [duplicate]

I've just switched a site from http only to https only (on the same domain name), and have 301 redirects from old to new in place on a page by page basis. How do I now inform Google, using Webmaster ...
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mod_cache always stores cached files served over HTTPS with “443” in the file name which causes caching not to work well

The config file: <IfModule mod_cache.c> <IfModule mod_disk_cache.c> CacheRoot /var/cache/mod_cache CacheEnable disk / CacheDirLevels 5 CacheDirLength 2 ...
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How do I stop Google indexing my main page as https [duplicate]

Due to historic reasons, we have things set up so that "www.mydomain.com" redirects to "store.mydomain.com". This has worked perfectly fine until recently, when Google appears to be sending visitors ...
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Changing my site from HTTP to HTTPS - will google search results sort themselves out? [duplicate]

I've made all of my http pages 301 redirect to their https equivalents. I've also made sure that all of the URLs in my sitemap files are https. Lastly I created a new profile in GWTs under the https ...
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Free Basic Hosting w SSL Certificate [duplicate]

I'm looking for a free hosting provider which provides an SSL Certificate at no additional charge. Does anyone know of a hosting provider which can provide such a service? Thanks in advance, Amani ...
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Internet Explorer receives 403 Error when viewing dev environment SSL test certificate (using MAMP)

I've been developing a site with MAMP which has a handy way of generating (obviously) unverified SSL certificates for testing purposes. All was well when testing with Chrome, Firefox, Safari you ...
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Virtualmin: https domain showing up for all other domains that have ssl disabled

My Virtualmin has a domain with an SSL cert enabled. All domains are on the same IP. The other domains have SSL disabled, and the problem is that if I request a https page for these domains they ...
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How to direct https requests to http while SSL cert expired? [duplicate]

The SSL certificate on my site has expired, which has caused https requests to the site to fail. While I am sorting out a new SSL certificate, what can I do to redirect https requests into the http ...
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SSL Hosting Support for site with existing SSL certificate [duplicate]

I would like to know if there are any hosts that host PHP sites with SSL support for free, if I have an existing SSL certificate for my domain. I checked out many questions here(about 10) but none of ...
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site:mysite.com shows home page as HTTPS, home page not showing in search properly

site: rockitpro.com I've been trying to figure out a problem with my site since August 2012, my home page fell off the map and won't show in Google unless I search exactly rockitpro.com. My home page ...
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What books or articles are must reads for learning about SSL management [closed]

I have found it very hard to find any books or articles that assume no understanding and take you from nothing to a master at managing SSL certificates on web servers. Most articles I have found deal ...
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How to setup SSL to protect secure information

At the moment I have a website running in quite an insecure way, I'll refer to it as example.com. To add better security we're starting to store passwords using bcrypt but we are currently not using ...
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SSL Configuration Problem

I've generated an SSL certificate with keytool: keytool -keystore keystore -alias mySite -genkey -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 I got this configured and working fine, but obviously it wasn't signed by a ...
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Reason to have HTTPS for non-www?

Is it necessary to have a site answer on HTTPS non-www? Do visitors go there? Background on why I am asking: I have a client which have bought a new multi-domain certificate for their website. It ...
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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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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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Need private personal access to ~three PHP pages

I would like secure access to the text output by three PHP scripts (the text output is JavaScript and html) . The security level is much less then financial data but important none-the-less. I have ...
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Best way to have both HTTP and HTTPS communication in a web application?

I am considering using both HTTP and HTTPS in a web application and I am looking for tips to accomplish this best. The application will run under Tomcat. I have also seen the following about HTTPS ...
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How do I show the company name in the browser address bar next to the SSL padlock?

I have an SSL certificate for my website. I want to show the name, owner, owner unit in the browser address bar just like Github has. See the red rectangle: How can I set that?
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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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Is 301 redirect sufficient to solve WWW and HTTP/S duplication?

I was reading about this article - SEO preference for WWW or HTTP:// protocol redirection? Do www websites rank better than NON-www? I have same problem but I needed a help on this further. What ...
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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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HTTPS - HTTP communication on the same server

There is a server. On the server is apache. Apache has certificates. On the apache is a website - client, thanks to certificates the client is accessible by https://example.com/~path. The client is ...
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General questions on operation of SSL secured sites [closed]

I am trying to get some understanding on differences between unsecured (http:// accessed) and SSL secured (https://) websites on Apache servers. So I am not trying to solve a specific problem right ...
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If i redirected my website from “HTTPS” to “HTTP”, will i still be getting a ranking boost?

Google announced that going HTTPS will give you a ranking boost. So i bought SSL certificate to boost my rank and redirected all "HTTP" to "HTTPS" from .htacess... then i realized that it's not ...