Google: Https & Secure Search

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    … Migrating your site to HTTPS is all the rage these days. Google is on the record as saying that using “https” in your URLs can give a site a ranking boost. That said, going HTTPS has its share of SEO challenges. Here are but a few of the HTTPS horror stories we have witnessed over the past year: Sites go HTTPS and don’t redirect…

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  • Is your HTTPS setup causing SEO issues?

    … Google has been making the push for sites to move to HTTPS, and many folks have already started to include this in their SEO strategy. Recently at SMX Advanced, Gary Illyes from Google said that 34 percent of the Google search results are HTTPS. That’s more than I personally expected, but it’s a good sign, as more sites are becoming secured…

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    … realized that there is still one big hurdle for both business owners and SEOs: HTTPS. The gotcha moment with HTTP/2 is that most browsers only support this new protocol over a secure connection, which means you have to migrate your website to HTTPS. It shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone that Google and many others want the web to be more secure…

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  • Why Everyone Should Be Moving To HTTP/2

    … of the major CDNs have also added HTTP/2 support, including MaxCDN and Akamai. HTTPS With HTTP/2 While HTTP/2 supports both secure and non-secure connections, both Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome will only support HTTP/2 over HTTPS. Unfortunately, this means that many sites that want to take advantage of HTTP/2 will need to be served over HTTPS…

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  • Six Key Themes From “Meet The Search Engines” At SMX East

    … generations in this regard. I participated in a discussion in the closing panel, “Best Of Show: Top SMX Takeaways,” where someone from the audience challenged this as being significant, since these are things that all generations have looked for. That’s true, but what’s new is the degree to which Millennials demand this. If the attention span…

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  • Drop In Bing? Moving To HTTPS (SNI) Would Have Caused It

    … Last August, Google announced they’d be giving a small ranking boost for serving secured (HTTPS) content, in an effort to “encourage all website owners to switch from HTTP to HTTPS to keep everyone safe on the web.” As more and more sites migrate, Bing seems to have had trouble keeping up with uprising security methods and standards. Bing’s…

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