Category: Website Development

Is Google looking to shame websites that are un-encrypted?

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Google wants to kill the unencrypted internet, and will soon flag two thirds of the web as “unsafe.”

Google wants everything on the web to be travelling across a secure channel. That’s why in the future your Chrome browser will flag unencrypted websites as insecure, displaying a red “x” over a padlock in the URL bar.

With this upcoming change in Chrome, Google makes it clear that the web of the future should all be encrypted, and all sites should be served over HTTPS, which is essentially a secure layer on top of the usual HTTP web protocol. Several companies and organisations have been pushing for more encrypted sites as part of a campaign to “Encrypt All Websites,” which consists of promoting more websites to abandon the traditional, less secure HTTP protocol and adopt the more secure HTTPS.… read the full article

3 Reasons a website is vital for your business

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Running your own business is no easy task, and your to-do-list is guaranteed to never end. This said, you shouldn’t use this as an excuse to take short cuts when it comes to having online visibility. Beginning with your website, it’s vital to position yourself online with a strong, professional destination that gives customers the impression you mean business and the motivation to want to engage more with your business. With this in mind, consider these five reasons why having a strong website is important.

First Impressions Count 

Let’s face it – we live in a world where people Google before they shop, visit online review sites like Yelp before they buy and “check-in” via Facebook as they go about their days.… read the full article