Does your website need an SSL certificate?

on Nov 21, 2017 in Web Design | 0 comments

Hacking. Identity theft. Let’s face it… These words are enough to make even the most active of online shoppers close their browsers and power down! If you’re an online business owner, or even a blogger, the last thing you want is visitors who are afraid to submit information on your website. Visitors want to feel secure when they submit payment information or even contact information on a site. And as a website owner, it’s important for you to protect them. This is the primary reason Google is now requiring every website to update their “secure sockets layer” (or SSL certificate) and switch to a hyper text transfer protocol secure (HTTPS) connection. If this sounds confusing, don’t worry. Below you’ll find everything you need to know! What is an SSL Certificate? The truth is that there’s a lot of bad stuff floating out there on the web. An SSL...