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Crystie Bowe

Search Manager, SEO

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Google Ranking Factors Now Include HTTPS

An update to Google’s algorithm was announced yesterday via the Google Webmaster Tools Blog, and it will affect websites with sensitive user information to further promote security on the web. This update, according to Google, has introduced HTTPS as a ranking factor. In essence, Google is saying that webmasters that utilize HTTPS on their sites can be ranked higher than sites that do not.