Important Google Update That Affects All Website Owners and Businesses
It’s not often that an update to a browser has such a large impact to business across the globe. Google’s latest update to their popular web browser, Google Chrome, aims to make the web more safe and secure for users and site owners All websites without an SSL will now display a “NOT SECURE” sign in the URL field.. The only way to remove this message is to purchase and install an SSL certificate on your website.
1. How will this affect you?
In short, an increase in bounce rates and a decrease in sales or enquiries. Cybersecurity has never been more important and consumers and more aware of this than ever before. Your site visitors may be instantly deterred when they see a “NOT SECURE” sign on your website.
2. What to do
Purchase and install an SSL Certificate. An SSL certificate doesn’t cost much, you can find a single domain certificate from most hosting providers for £10-£40(a year).
Without an SSL certificate, your domain will read “http://www.” But, with an SSL certificate properly installed, your domain will read “https://www.”
There are a few different types of SSL certificates you can purchase for your website. A single domain certificate only works for your parent domain (i.e., example.com) and not any subdomains (i.e., shop.example.com). A wildcard SSL certificate will work for a domain and all of its subdomains. Lastly, a multiple domain certificate, known as a SAN or UC certificate, will work with multiple domains and subdomains (i.e., you can use it with example.com, shop.example.com, and example.net).
To get an SSL certificate added to your website you’ll need to purchase a certificate and download it. You’ll then need to install your certificate on your web server.
We are offering SSL certificates and installation for £99. If you’d like more information, contact us.
Ready to grow?
Subscribe to Our Newsletter to Get Notified When Our 2020 Guide To Digital Marketing for Small Businesses Is Live
By subscribing you agree to receive e-mails from Evana Designs about products, events and promotions.
The Lastest From Our Blog
All Things Digital
What Does Coronavirus (COVID-19) Mean For Yor Business
COVID-19 has taken the world hostage. Learn how coronavirus may affect your business and what you should be preparated for.
How to Choose the Right Keyword Match Type?
If you’re advertising on google you need to know the difference between match types. A good guide for getting started in the world of Google Ads.
Does Email Marketing Still Have A Place in 2020?
What is email marketing and is it still an effective form of marketing in 2020? We’ll be answering these questions in this post.
Talk to us about your project
We create beautiful web solutions in-house out of our offices in Bath (UK) and Barcelona (Spain).
© Evana Designs.
Have a question? Contact us here: