Learn about what a change of protocol requires with WordPress, and how to fix problems caused by a protocol change.
- [Instructor] The protocol for a site … is the part of URL at the very beginning. … It will either be HTTP, or HTTPS. … If your site is using HTTPS, then normal requests … and responses between the site … and its visitors are encrypted. … This helps ensure that a technology sitting between … the user and your website can't make use … of private information, like credit card numbers … or other personal information, that might … be intercepted during transmission. … Migrating a WordPress website from HTTP to HTTPS … can pose some inconvenient problems, … but it's definitely worth doing to protect you … and your site's visitors. … Before you make the switch to HTTPS, you'll need … to obtain an SSL certificate. … SSL certificates are easily obtained for free … on most hosting services. … The service Let's Encrypt, sponsored by the nonprofit … organization Internet Security Research Group, … provides free SSL certificates, and can be enabled … automatically through many hosting control panels. …
Skill Level Intermediate
What you should know1m 1s
1. Preparing Your Site for Migration
2. Migration Tools
3. Migration Plugins
4. Common Problems and Solutions
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