Migrate Http to Https website on Cloud

 

Since Google is trying hard to move sites towards  HTTPS everywhere so that the web is a safer place. While being more secure is always important, because you will get full benefit via Transport Layer Security protocol (TLS), which provides three key layers of protection:




  • Encryption: Here All the  Data’s which are exchanged between different users are encrypted in such a way that while the user is browsing a website, nobody can “listen” to their conversations, track their activities across multiple pages or steal their information.

 

  • Data Integrity: A Complete Data Security is available so that  Data cannot be modified or corrupted during transfer time.

 

  • Authentication: It mainlyProves that your users communicate with the intended website. So that it protects against man in the middle attacks and builds user trust, which will further translates into your business benefits.

 

Contact Us today for migration of free Http to Https

 

Making the switch from HTTP to HTTPS:

 

  1. Get a security certificate and install on the server: You need to enquire about the SSL Certificate details with your hosting provider and pay for the same once it is done you can login to our WHM and select the appropriate account to get installed with SSL.

 

Go to the SSL Module and select the domain name from the drop down menu and click on create, its starts installing the complete package and wait for some time.

 

  1. Update references in your content: Once SSL Certificate gets installed you need to search and replace all the http url to https and save it. Also need to update the database table column values one by one if you are using CMS.

 

  1. Update any plugins/modules/add-ons: Next you need to make sure that nothing breaks and that nothing contains insecure content inside your plugins or modules used in your application.

 

  1. Update all files related to SEO: Delete all the old files like sitemap.xml, robot.txt files and many more which you have added to increase your traffic and create new files with https redirection. Make sure that you have updated all your backlinks and google analytics with HTTPS.

 

  1. Monitor the duplication contents: Take care of content duplication issues, with both HTTPS and HTTP versions of the pages showing and  also different versions of the page showing on HTTP and HTTPS. Maintain updated codes in such a way that there is no broken link found.

 

  1. Update Redirect Rule: Final Step is to add the below redirect rule for permanent redirection under your .htaccess file of particular application:

 

RewriteEngine On

RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off

RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301]

 

Note: Before Following these steps take a complete backup of your application for safety purpose so that you can analyse source code completely if you face any problems.