HTTP vs. HTTPS: How SSL/TLS Encryption Works

In this video, you’ll learn everything you need to know about HTTP vs. HTTPs.

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HTTP stands for hypertext transfer protocol. It is a method to fetch resources such as HTML documents and images.

HTTPS is HTTP but with security features. You can tell whether a website uses an HTTPS protocol by looking for a lock icon next to the web address. HTTPS is essential for keeping web users safe, and Google is using it as one of the ranking signals.

Watch the video to learn how HTTP and HTTPS work in a nutshell.

There are three different types of certificates you can get. The Domain Validation certificate or DV provides entry-level security and is easy to get.

Watch the video to learn where you can get this type of certificate for your website.

You may encounter some common HTTPS issues, especially if you started your website with HTTP and transferred it to HTTPS later.

There are many ways to check for HTTPS issues. Learn how to check and handle them in this video.


0:00 Intro
0:21 Definition of HTTP and HTTPS
2:58 Two cryptographic protocols HTTP is using
4:25 How to get an SSL certificate
6:05 How to check and fix HTTPS issues

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