Securing your website with SSL allows information such as credit card numbers, social security numbers, and login credentials exchanged with a website to be transmitted securely. And in the age of GDPR and privacy concerns, making transmission of any kind of data, even that which isn’t as sensitive, is a much higher priority. Securing your website with SSL not only gives visitors a sense of security when visiting your website, but Google is also applying pressure to encourage this shift.
In this presentation (given at Seacoast NH WordPress meetup in 2017 and Boston WordPress meetup in 2018), we review the what, why, and how of securing your website with SSL. It’s easier than you think!