Is SSL certificate effects on my SEO?

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I am totally confused about this matter. My hosting provider doesn't allow ssl certificate. I want to know, is SSL certificate important fact for SEO? Now what can I do?
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  • Profile picture of the author ronnierokk
    Nope!

    In retrospect, it might even help, as Google tends to rank https site higher because they feel they are a better safer browsing experience for the web surfers.

    If you want to SSL your site just use a plugin like WP Easy SSL.
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  • Profile picture of the author vishwa
    SSL does affect SEO but it is only one of hundred factors that Google consider to rank a website in search engine result page. Having an SSL can be an advantage for you.
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  • Profile picture of the author davidricherd
    yes, SLL certificate help in fast indexing, But you have to also complete on-page SEO to increase its visibility.
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  • Profile picture of the author Blakers1
    "My hosting provider doesn't allow ssl certificate."

    My advice is to find another hosting provider ASAP. Not only is it a ranking factor, but you have until this summer to get an SSL before Chrome is going to start warning users that your site isn't secure.

    Chrome makes up at least 40% of the browser usage in the US and most other countries. So, SSL's are no longer optional.
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  • Yes SSL does matter in SEO. Actually there are thousands factor for SEO and SSL is one of them. Google pretty much focus on both user security and site security
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  • Profile picture of the author Marsha sarv
    Yes, SSL certification secure your site also if helps to increase the crawling of your site. Your website will be indexed fast.
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    • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
      Originally Posted by Marsha sarv View Post

      Yes, SSL certification secure your site also if helps to increase the crawling of your site. Your website will be indexed fast.
      Nothing you said is true.
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  • Profile picture of the author KylieSweet
    SSL certification provides the website as secure and Google consider this kind of domain as trusted source so that it can possibly rank your site for the targeted audience.
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  • Profile picture of the author emma piterson
    SSL offers security, data integrity and privacy for both your users and your own site.

    The key function of SSL is to encrypt sensitive information sent online so that it's understood only by the person meant to receive it. That's vital because data you send over the internet is transmitted from one device to another before it reaches the destination server.
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  • Profile picture of the author richardZ
    Originally Posted by Silent Hill View Post

    I am totally confused about this matter. My hosting provider doesn't allow ssl certificate. I want to know, is SSL certificate important fact for SEO? Now what can I do?
    Yes, you are true that many hosting provider are not giving SSL certificate in their package and for that you will have to take SSL certificate separately from SSL provider. SSL certificate will help to boost ranking in SERPs. Also in coming future, it will become necessary for websites because if website will not enable SSL certificate for their domain then major browser like chorme will give non secure warning in the browser.
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  • Profile picture of the author iammonir
    True indeed! SSL certification provides user security with site security and Google pretty much focus on both user security & site security.
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  • Profile picture of the author trophyclub
    "Let's Encrypt" SSL its free . Yes ssl is a ranking factor in seo but you can carefully used
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  • Profile picture of the author radu
    Originally Posted by Silent Hill View Post

    I am totally confused about this matter. My hosting provider doesn't allow ssl certificate. I want to know, is SSL certificate important fact for SEO? Now what can I do?
    You can transfer your site to another hosting provider..simple as that..there are hosting providers that offers SLL for free, do your research.

    The SLL certificate probably has little impact on you SEO currently but it's good to have it..In the future Google will most likely pay more attention to the security on any site no matter if it's a blog or e-com site..everybody will need to have it to rank well in the search engines..
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  • Profile picture of the author JackMr
    it seems that you got good answers here, SSL does matter in SEO and for your site to be safe, this day and it's become a basic factor and that is why many servers companies have Free SSL program, so I don't see why your server does not allow it, it's not normal.
    here is an example for free SSL maybe your server will work with them, check it out: https://letsencrypt.org/
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  • Profile picture of the author sslstoreindia
    The answer is yes, HTTPS mark as web security and its beneficial to SEO. The main benefits of having HTTPS are as under:-
    • Google has announced that website which has HTTPS would rank higher in search ranking
    • When the traffic passes through HTTPS site, the third party cannot see the data.
    • HTTPS sites load much faster than HTTP site.
    • More than 40% of Page One Ranking website are HTTPS
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  • Yes it does, If your site is become SSL certificate then your site much ranking improve as compared to the HTTP site
    It's ok dear
    If you don't have the SSL certificate
    You can do SEO on your website and make quality backlinks
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    • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
      Originally Posted by blackmagicislam11 View Post

      Yes it does, If your site is become SSL certificate then your site much ranking improve as compared to the HTTP site
      That is a lie. You won't see much-improved rankings.
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  • Profile picture of the author crackhouse
    I'm amazed your host doesn't provide SSL certification in this day and age. It should be a simple matter to switch hosts and get the certification you need.

    And yes, it does make a difference to Google's algorithms.
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