Google has been talking about this for quite some time now and now we have a date.

'For the past several years, we’ve moved toward a more secure web by strongly advocating that sites adopt HTTPS encryption. And within the last year, we’ve also helped users understand that HTTP sites are not secure by gradually marking a larger subset of HTTP pages as “not secure”. Beginning in July 2018......'

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QUESTIONS

  1. What do I need to do?
  2. I have no https:// showing

ANSWERS
  1. Type in https:// in front of your domain name in a web browser and check if you see a green padlock with the word 'Secure | https://' behind your domain name. If you see the https:// but no green padlock then go to https://www.whynopadlock.com/ and insert your domain name and click 'TEST PAGE'. Check the results and fix the insecure content
  2. If you have a Wordpress website then you must force the https:// in your backend. Go to http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-add-ssl-and-https-in-wordpress/ for instructions on how to do this.


Wednesday, February 28, 2018







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