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Is SSL Certificate Really Improve Website Ranking?

By poetvinay ·
Hi,

I want to know "does really an SSL certificate affects SEO score?" please help.
https://www.techprevue.com/ssl-certificate-affects-seo/
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SSL Certificate affects SEO

by GunjanTripathi In reply to Is SSL Certificate Really ...

Yes, As per Google announcement in 2014, "HTTPS as Ranking signal" and stated that affecting fewer than 1% of global queries, and carrying less weight than other signals such as high-quality content.

You can make your site even more secure with SSL certificate, which may help to increase website credibility, website speed, Customer trust that may affect your SEO score.

To Learn more reasons, you can read this post: https://www.cheapsslshop.com/blog/why-https-should-be-enabled-on-your-website

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Yes, Of course.

by sanjaybarot951 In reply to Is SSL Certificate Really ...

In 2014, Google rolled out an essential algorithm update favoring HTTPS sites. If your website lack of SSL Certificate than it may definitely effects on your SEO. Your website visitors will see a clear ‘Not-secure’ warning on their browser. When a visitor will fill a form, Google again show the same security warning to aware that your website is not secured.

In simple words, An SSL Certificate or HTTPS is necessity of this time for every website to get protected and enjoy Google’s past and upcoming security updates.

According to Google Transparency Report – Approx. 93% traffic is now encrypted across Google. See here the report -
https://transparencyreport.google.com/https/overview?hl=en

Read here benefits of SSL Certificate for your Website
https://comodosslstore.com/blog/ssl-certificate-benefits.html

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how exactly HTTPS affect Search Engine Ranking

by henilkhopkar In reply to Is SSL Certificate Really ...

In 2014, Google announced new algorithm in favor of HTTPS, while in 2015 Google announced that HTTPS serve as the tiebreaker. According to the current year 2018, 40% of Google Page one organic search result features an HTTPS site.

Google announced that website owner who uses HTTPS on their website will have a small ranking advantage because of these aspects:-

-Increase Search Ranking
-Preserve Refer Data
-Security and Privacy

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