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Don't you think HubPages should be a HTTP Secure??

  1. Barack James profile image86
    Barack Jamesposted 2 years ago

    Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) has a number benefits in terms of security of a website that process sensitive data and information like HubPages. Moreover; search engines such as Google today may use https as among the ranking signals. Don't you think a revenue sharing site with Amazon and eBay products like HubPages needs to have a HTTP Secure URL???

    1. SpaceShanty profile image92
      SpaceShantyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      The login seems to be secure, just tired sniffing the traffic while I logged in and got nothing.

  2. LindaSmith1 profile image61
    LindaSmith1posted 2 years ago

    I don't understand it, but from what I do understand, I would think No since buyers are not actually buying from HP, but directly from Amazon or Ebay.

  3. carny profile image88
    carnyposted 2 years ago

    I've heard the same thing about Google, but AFAIK few ad networks support SSL, and showing mixed content (secure with unsecure, such as ads) will make the visitor's browser throw a warning.

    If HubPages' advertisers actually can serve ads over SSL, then it probably could be done without too much of a fuss.