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Google to Give Priority Ranking to SSL Enabled Sites

Posted by on August 21, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Google’s announcement that it will give priority ranking to SSL enabled sites is a key milestone for increased use of SSL on the Internet. Google announced a change to its ranking algorithm to include use of SSL on the site as a “very lightweight [positive] signal”. Although, this might not have an immediate impact to website owners/operators that are not currently using SSL, this is still an important signal indicating everyone should be prepared to encrypt all their websites if they want to remain relevant. Google had stated its intentions at its IO 2014 conference on HTTPS Everywhere,...

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