Most website owners have heard of SSL certificates but might not know when the right time is to use one. Well consider this your wakeup call: No matter where you are with your website or user base, having an SSL certificate can benefit you in a number of ways. These important factors are just part of the reason why SSL certificates have become a necessity for all website owners.
Website Builder now includes free SSL
We want all of our users to have secure websites that people can trust. And with new domains like .APP being released with higher security standards than ever before, having a secure website is imperative. That’s why we’re excited to announce that all current and new Website Builder users now get a free SSL certificate to secure their site with.
Secure your domains with this new product feature
We recently debuted a new product offering called Advanced Security to bulk up Whois Privacy with additional security features. One of the most helpful tools included in the product is Domain Lock Plus, which guards against potential domain hijacking. Here’s an overview of what the feature does and how to set it up in your own account.
How to pick the right domain for your custom link shortener
By Louisa McGrath
URL shorteners have been around for years turning long URLs into shorter, more manageable links. Today, businesses are pulling ahead by using custom link shorteners which reduce long links into a digestible and memorable format.
How to graduate your Etsy shop to a custom website
Etsy is a great way to get your business off the ground when you first start selling goods online. But once you’ve had time to establish a loyal audience and get into the swing of things, those little fees that Etsy likes to impose may seem less sweet. If you’re ready to establish a stand-alone eCommerce business, here’s the best way to get started.
How important is your domain name?
By Derek Miller
Branding is the idea that you can take something simple like a business’s name and have people associate specific feelings, memories, or ideas with that name.
These websites are making the most of their .TRAVEL domains
The .TRAVEL domain has enjoyed a great deal of popularity over the years because it’s a straightforward TLD that can be used very practically by end users. These four websites have embraced the domain to create travel and tourism websites that stand out.
5 essential elements every website homepage should have
When someone visits your website for the first time, there’s a limited opportunity to convince them to stay on your site, click through your pages, and make return visits in the future. No pressure, right?
While there’s no perfect formula for a homepage that’s sure to capture the attention of every person who visits your site, including these five key elements can vastly increase your chances.
A quick guide to Moz’s free Keyword Explorer
A couple weeks ago, we introduced our readers to a series of free SEO tools that can help you get your website back on the map when it comes to organic search. One of the tools we covered was Moz’s Keyword Explorer, which offers business and website owners valuable insight into which keywords their site ranks for and how well it’s doing against the competition. Learn how to make the most of the free version of Moz’s Keyword Explorer in this post.
How to know when it’s time to upgrade your SSL certificate
SSL certificates are important tools for inspiring user trust on your website and keeping details like login information, account numbers, and credit cards secure. But SSL certificates offer varying levels of security, and as your website evolves, your certificate needs may change. If you’re not sure if it is time to upgrade your SSL certificate, these are some good signs to look for.