4 Reasons Why Having an SSL Certificate is Critical

Ever wonder why some websites begin with “http://” and others with “https://”? That “s” stands for “secure”.  It indicates that the site you’re browsing is using a protected, encrypted connection. This measure of security has become increasingly important for all sites on the web—both to protect users’ sensitive information and to improve SEO. These days, having an SSL certificate is critical.

 What is an SSL Certificate? And How Does it Work?

It’s your electronic gateway!

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security techno-speak for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This may sound all techy on you, but it’s vital. Having an SSL link ensures that all your data passed between the web server and browsers remains private.

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Sites that use HTTPS ( rather than HTTP) safeguard their visitors’ information, and now also earn better rankings in search engines—even Google has prioritized sites using HTTPS. More about that below.

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