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Configuring HTTPS on your website:
quickly, qualitatively and effectively for you

We use an individual approach to each project, we carry out according to the agreed time frame, we act clearly within the framework of the tasks assigned to us. We help protect user data and increase the ranking of your site in search results.

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Who is our solution for?

For websites with input payment data

It includes online shops where purchases must be safe.

For resources with
pop-ups

Such windows are made to collect contact information about customers, and this data needs to be protected.

For all websites

Websites with all protected pages are ranked better by search engines.
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You have the website, but there are problems while working with it

It is more difficult for HTTP websites to take top positions in the search results.

Almost 50% of HTTPS websites are located on the first page of Google search results.

When is it worth to transfer a website to HTTPS?

Data sent over HTTP is at risk.
Google and Yandex are unfriendly to HTTP resources.
Hurry up to transfer your website to HTTPS to provide integrity of the information and maintain the reputation of it.

What approach for transfering the website on HTTPS do we use?

We won’t start translating the website to HTTPS immediately, but after analyzing the project for the feasibility of such a decision. If the need is confirmed, specialists will start working on your project.

Why is it worth to order the website transfering on HTTPS?

Transferring a website to the secure HTTPS protocol is a mandatory procedure for any bank or online service that cares about the security of its customers’ data, and important point in terms of promoting an online store. The advantages of ordering this service include:

Security of information transfer and confidential data about the user.
Expansion of the functionality of some CMS.
Receiving financial compensation in case of a website being hacked when using paid SSL certificates.
Trust in the website from users.
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What does the transfering the website to HTTPS provide?

The site transferred to HTTPS receives a green lock that informs your customers about the safety of the resource. Due to this, the trust of users and search engines increases to a resource that works over a secure protocol. And also the uniqueness of the site content is guaranteed.

How we are going to work with you?

1
We meet the team and analyze the project
At first, we are studying the project and analyzing the possibility of implementing the SSL certificate to your website.
2
We choose and purchase a suitable SSL certificate
We determine the appropriate type of certificate based on the number of domains and the verification that the website goes through. Then we buy it at the Certification center, on the partner website, or from a hosting provider.
3
We prepare the site for the transition to HTTPS
We replace all absolute links with relative to avoid further problems with displaying the content of the website.
4
We customize the SSL certificate
We install the SSL certificate to the server and configure it.
5
We check the correct installation of the SSL certificate
We check the setting of a secure connection with the server for problems by using special services.
6
We set technical parameters of the website
We indicate HTTP versions in a file called robots.txt. Due to that, search engines will understand that HTTPS mirror became the main one.
7
We set 301 redirect
We redirect all HTTP-pages to the corresponding HTTPS pages.
After that, search engines won't perceive the HTTP and HTTPS versions as two different sites.
8
We check the correctness of the website working process
We correct wrong links, check access from different browsers, and the correctness of redirects.
9
We inform search engines about the appearance of the https version of the website
We add the HTTPS version of the website to the webmaster's panel.

We are helping to solve business tasks effectively

We select and install an SSL certificate competently, perform a set of work after transferring (setting up a site, search indexing, on external resources), find and fix all errors. As a result, you get an efficient and safe platform for running a business online.

Limitations

We strive to enable your website on HTTPS as much as possible within the capabilities available to us. But at the same time, we don’t work with all projects.

 

Possible to implement
  • transferring of a site of any complexity to HTTPS except for a few restrictions.


We won't transfer websites on HTTPS that are
  • violating the laws of Ukraine;

  • devoting to erotics, financial pyramids;

  • distributing unlicenced products.

We gained experience in these branches

Food industry
Energy
Sport
Medicine
Construction and repair
Automotive industry
Agriculture
Livestock
Light industry
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We are often asked

How to get the sertificate for https?

There are two ways to get a certificate for HTTPS:
From your hosting provider:

  1. is provided free of charge if your website is hosted on one of Google's web services;
  2. provided on a paid basis by one of our partners or another provider.

From certification center.

What are the advantages of a site on https? And what does the site transfer from HTTP to HTTPS provide?

The advantages of a site on https include:

  • confidentiality (data is transmitted encrypted at all stages);
  • integrity (information can't be stolen, used or changed)
  • user authentication security.

A website with a secure protocol increases the trust of potential customers. In addition, transferring a site to HTTPS allows you not only to save but also to increase your position in search results. And the transfer of the website from HTTP to HTTPS makes it possible to install an electronic payment system.

When is it better to transfer the website?

Transferring the website on HTTPS should be done as soon as possible. Otherwise, rate positions and the traffic of the resource may decrease for a few weeks (on Google) or a few weeks/months (on Yandex) approximately on 20%. The optimal period for transferring a site to a secure protocol is the low season of your business.

How to avoid the risks of losing positions and traffic when transferring a website to a secure connection?

To save the position and traffic of the website as much as possible while transferring to a secure connection, you need to prepare the platform correctly and set the transition from HTTP to HTTPS. Follow these rules for appropriate results:

  • Choose and purchase an SSL certificate that is suitable for you.
  • Replace all absolute links with relative ones (this stage can take a lot of time, but it will help to avoid subsidence of the site's positions in the search results).
  • Install SSL certificate files on the server and configure them, and then check that the installation is correct.
  • Set up a 301st redirect from HTTP to HTTPS by direct redirecting each page, and then test the operation of external scripts and images.
  • Report search engines about switching on HTTPS
What ssl certificate is better to choose - paid or free?

The main criterion when choosing a certificate is its compliance with individual security requirements and ensuring reliable encryption of users' personal data.

Compare all variants of SSL certificate types and then choose the suitable one. For an online business card, news portals, or entertainment blog, a free certificate installation would be enough. For commercial sites (insurance companies or online stores), the data of which requires full encryption, it is recommended to choose paid certificates with extended verification.

How to get a free SSL certificate (Let's Encrypt)?

There are two ways to get a free SSL certificate (Let's Encrypt):

  1. in the cPanel hosting control panel;
  2. via the server command line using the Certbot bot (suitable for those who have already worked with the command line).
How to transfer the Bitrix website to https?

Instructions for transferring a site to Bitrix to https:

  1. Get rid of all absolute links with the http protocol.
  2. Check the work of all feedback forms.
  3. Check uploads to trading platforms (Yandex.Market, Rozetka). Generate upload files by checking the box "Use https protocol for upload in Yandex upload".
  4. Register a redirect of all visitors to https.
  5. Register the link with https in the settings for integration with 1C (it is important that the version of the 1C platform is at least 8.3.4).
  6. If you are using a CDN, check the "Site works with https" box in the "Accelerate CDN Site" service settings.
  7. Enable https for links in emails in the settings of the "E-mail Marketing" module.
How to transfer the OpenCart website to https?

Instructions for transferring a site to OpenCart to https:

  1. Back up your site's files and database.
  2. Change the URL in the config.php file in the root directory to https, then add the https protocol in the admin folder.
  3. Log in to the site admin panel using the link http://site.com/admin, and then go to the "System - Settings" section and click the edit icon in front of your online store.
  4. Check "Yes" for "Use SSL" on the "Server" tab and then save the settings.
  5. Set up redirecting all visitors to HTTPS.
  6. Check that redirects are working correctly on all pages.
What should I do after the site is transferred to HTTPS?

After transferring the site to HTTPS, checking the progress of reindexing in the webmaster by an SEO specialist or internet marketer is required.

How long before the expiration date of the certificate should it be renewed?

The certificate must be renewed before its expiration date. The possibility of renewal appears 60 days before the expiration of the certificate.

What happens to the certificate if the domain registration expires?

The certificate will remain valid. After the domain is renewed, the website will work as earlier.

How much does it cost transferring the website to HTTPS?

The cost of translating a website to HTTPS depends on the settings of the server (hosting), the control panel and the competence of the technical support service, and in some cases - on the CMS resource. Usually switching a site to a secure protocol costs $ 75-150. In this case, the purchase of an SSL certificate is paid separately.

How to order transferring the website to HTTPS?

If you want to order transferring the website to an HTTPS, you need to tell us about your wishes and set us clear tasks. After that we:

  • Make an audit of the website.
  • Draw up a working plan following the tasks set.
  • Estimate the complexity of the work and, based on the estimate, we set the terms for solving problems and the cost of the service.
  • Test the website and its extensions for stable operation. After that, we will send you the final result.

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