Force visitors to use secure connection (https)
When you make use of a SSL-certificate
, the connection between your website and visitors will be encrypted and secure. Especially when sensitive information (such as client details) are processed, this is very important.
After installing your SSL-certificate
the https (s stands for Secure) connection is available. However, this does not yet mean that all your visitors will use it! After all, all your visitors always saw your website on http:// and search engines such as Google and Bing have indexed your pages on the (unsecure) http protocol!
To solve this, there are a few simple steps to take: