Google is now ranking websites with HTTPS higher in its search results

By Jon Russell.

Google has tweaked its search engine algorithms to ensure websites that use HTTPS encryption rank higher in search results.

The company says it has run tests over the past few months which factor in whether a website has adopted the security layer. The aim is quite simple: to encourage webmasters worldwide to adoption HTTPS, which provides greater security to those who visit their site.

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