Google Chrome To Mark all HTTP Sites As ‘Not Secure’ From July

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Starting in July, Google Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as “not secure,” according to a blog post published today. Chrome currently displays a neutral information icon, will warn users from Chrome version 68.

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Google Chrome Warns HTTP Sites

Google is already showing HTTP sites as insecure and HTTPS-encrypted sites with a green lock icon and “Secure” sign. Google said that over 68% of Chrome traffic on both Android and Windows, over 78% Chrome traffic on both Chrome OS and Mac uses HTTPS by default and are protected.

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The planned change of address bar.

Moreover, 81 out of 100 top sites use HTTPS. Furthermore, Google said that Chrome is dedicated to making HTTP sites to HTTPS sites. Google has added mixed content audits that will help developers migrate their site to HTTPS, available in the latest Node CLI version of Lighthouse (an automated tool for improving web pages).

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HTTPS boosts both the performance and powerful new features that are too sensitive for HTTP. Moreover, it also improves your Google search ranking. Well, before you go ahead and point us, we have been testing HTTPS on, which is on the verge of rolling out.


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