Google is taking a step towards a safer internet by pushing websites to switch from HTTP to HTTPs. Why does this matter for your business? Google Chrome will begin flagging websites without HTTPS as “Not Secure”, which may deter potential users. Additionally, HTTP is bad for your SEO efforts. Google has stated that sites with HTTPS are given preference in Google search results, meaning that sites without HTTPS are returned significantly lower in search results.
The difference between HTTP and HTTPs can be confusing, so we’ve broken it down through this infographic.