What is HTTPS? How do HTTP and HTTPS protocols work?
If you are new to the world of managing a website or blog, words such as HTTP and HTTPS might confuse you. So, this article starts with the very basics such as "what is HTTPS". If you are already there on the scene for long but have ignored implementing HTTPS on your website or blog, you better brush up your knowledge and install HTTPS on your website without losing time. For easy understanding, I have broken this article into sections. You can jump to a section by clicking on the link here: What is HTTPS? What is SSL? How does HTTPS work? Types of HTTPS How to install SSL certificate on your website? WHAT IS HTTPS HTTPS is a secure way of transmitting data between a website and a web browser. The first expression in any web address or URL is http:// or https://. Even if the browser at times does not show this, it is there, hidden from our view. Websites (static websites, portals, blogs, forums, social media entities are all different forms of websites) can be seen on