Why https?

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Post Posted October 17th, 2017, 3:16 pm

I've noticed lately that I have to have https on many of my links instead of http or they won't connect. When did this change?

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Post Posted October 17th, 2017, 4:23 pm

when server admin decided to change on SSL protocol - nothing you can change!

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Post Posted October 17th, 2017, 4:25 pm

I've not typed in http:// or https:// for years... you really don't need to enter that just start with the ,.org , .net etc...


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Post Posted October 17th, 2017, 4:51 pm

You'll be seeing this more and more. Search engines are starting to give sites that do not support secure (i.e. https) connections lower positions in their search results. As a result many sites are jumping through hoops to get their sites upgraded to support https.
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