Why you need an HTTPS version for your website?

Say “YES” to HTTPS. Google has released Chrome 68 that will start marking the website pages as not secure.


As of July 2018, Google’s Chrome is one of the top used browsers in the world. With a market share of 66.93%.


In 2015, Google search began down-ranking unencrypted sites. Here is a fact from the internet industry that, 81 of the top 100 sites on the web has HTTPS migrated. In fact, this something, that will affect the search engine rankings, security and performance of your website.


In fact, all the communications that occur over HTTP happen are plain text, making anyone access your website.

Below is an example of a website, which has an HTTPS version:

SSL Certificate

The advantages of having an SSL Certificate to your website: The data transferred using https is very secured via Transport Layer Security protocol, which offers 3 layers of protection.


1) Encryption: The exchanged data is encrypted to keep it secure from eavesdroppers. It means that, when the user is browsing your website, no one can “listen” to their activities on the web, or steal your information. Encryption also helps in boosting your SEO rank. Google has started ranking the websites that use an SSL certificate.


2) Data integrity: The information cannot be corrupted during the transfer.


3) Authentication: It explains that when your users communicate with your website. It protects against middleman attacks and builds user trust, which helps into business benefits.


Keep your business and customer safe and secure: Make sure that your customers trust your business, who can sign up to your email list, and shop online with trust and confidence.


Many companies and businesses are delaying their websites for many years. They think it is costing them too much for securing their website. In this competitive world, it’s is strongly recommended to upgrade your business website to HTTPS version, even if your site does not ask for payment or login information.


Please note that many users who download Chrome are set for automatic browser updates, these browser updates will be automatically upgraded to Chrome 68 in future.


YES!!  You know all the flaws and what are you waiting for.

An unprotected website?  Migrate your website from HTTP to HTTPS within less time.

And YES we will help you out in protecting your website from middleman please contact Hexwhale and make your business website secure and trusted.


Request and install your SSL certificate today.