How to Secure Your Website Visitors With SSL

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google chrome 56 http not secure

What is SSL and HTTPS?

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How Can You Add SSL / HTTPS to Your Website?

Enter Let’s Encrypt Free Certificates

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How I Added SSL / HTTPS To My Website?

What You Get With This Free WPX Hosting Feature

  • Wasting HOURS on buying and successfully installing a single SSL is no longer necessary
  • NEVER pay for another SSL certificate again
  • You do NOT need to fill in any CSRs to enable SSLs
  • And you do NOT ever need to manually renew your Lets Encrypt SSL certificates which expire every 3 months by default as they have fully AUTOMATED your SSL renewals.

Additional Considerations

Adjust your Google Analytics settings for SSL in Webmaster tools

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google analytics webmaster tools property

Google Search Console Modifications

  1. Create a new property for HTTPS e.g., https://yourdomain.com
  2. Submit your sitemap (with HTTPS)
  3. Fetch as Google your new HTTPS URL, e.g., https://yourdomain.com

Configure your CDN for HTTPS

To Sum Up

  • Secure connections are established between visitors and your website
  • Potential customers will better perceive the trust level of your site
  • Your site will become eCommerce ready
  • Your Member’s area is protected
  • Your website gets a Ranking boost — SEO
  • Encrypted Websites Protect Our Privacy and are Significantly Faster

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