Why are Google Using HTTPS for Website Ranking?
A few weeks back Google announced that HTTPS will be used for SEO ranking, thus encouraging every website owner to run his or her website on HTTPS. Is it really necessary that every website runs on HTTPS for a more secure and safer internet?
Definitive Guide to WordPress SSL
The definitive WordPress SSL Guide | Do you have an online shop on your WordPress? Or would you like to improve the security of your WordPress by encrypting the WordPress login session? This WordPress security guide explains in step by step fashion how to enable WordPress SSL for your login page and admin pages, for a specific page or post and more.
WordPress SSL Setup with WordPress HTTPS (SSL) Plugin
WordPress HTTPS (SSL) plugin allows WordPress owners and administrators to easily setup WordPress SSL for the WordPress login page or any other section of the blog and website without manually modifying code or configuration files. WordPress HTTPS (SSL) plugin is a very easy to setup and use WordPress plugin thus making WordPress SSL an easy task that can be done by any WordPress owner within minutes.
Self-Signed SSL Certificate VS Commercial SSL Certificate
Even though you can generate a self-signed SSL certificate for free for your WordPress blog or website, sometimes you still have to pay for an SLL web server certificate from a trusted certificate authority. This blog post explains when and where you should use self-signed or premium SSL web server certificates for HTTPS.
Generate a Self Signed SSL Certificate for HTTPS on Apache
This blog post explains how to create a self signed SSL web server certificate so you can encrypt the traffic between your computer and your WordPress wp-admin section to improve the security of your WordPress and better protect your WordPress users.
WordPress SSL and HTTPS Explained
When logging in to your WordPress dashboard (wp-admin seciton) all of the traffic is sent in clear text and if intercepted by a malicious user, he or she can login to your WordPress. This blog post explains what is SSL Encryption (HTTPS) and why you need to setup SSL for your WordPress blog or website.