Google Has Started Giving A Ranking Boost To HTTPS/SSL Sites

It’s official. Every site needs SSL. If you do not have SSL, it’s time to get it.

GoogleSSLAdding HTTPS to your website using a 2048 bit SSL certificate will cause Google to give your site a “ranking boost” against your non-SSL counterparts.

To be exact, Google said it carries “less weight than other signals such as high-quality content.” Based on their tests, Google says it has an impact on “fewer than 1% of global queries” but said they “may decide to strengthen” the signal because they want to “encourage all website owners to switch from HTTP to HTTPS to keep everyone safe on the web.”. This was announced by Google last year and there are signs that this signal is strengthening.

We all know how important security is. Prior to Google’s “HTTPS Everywhere” drive, there were more generic reasons why you would need to install SSL.

  • eCommerce web sites definitely needed SSL. Your customers will no doubt enter personal information (such as name, address, email) to sign up to your service. Even if you do not accept payments on your site and use an external payment provider, it is still essential that you protect your customers personal data and passwords.
  • Sites with a login form that require a username and password. Any site that requires a visitor to login – such as WordPress, Joomla, Drupal or a community Forum. Why? Because generally people use the same password across many sites (I know, it’s bad, but they do) and you have to protect their details from being leaked. As time progresses, people will simply avoid sites that do not use SSL/HTTPS.
  • Sites with forms where visitors would type personal information. If you have a contact form where visitors will type their name, address, telephone and email then an SSL with protect their data. You are more likely to get leads if you use SSL.

We Make Requisition and Installation of SSL Easy

You quite likely do not have the time or inclination to work out what you need to do to acquire, install and activate SSL on your website. That’s where we come in. All you need to do is order the certificate.

We will generate the CSR, acquire the SSL certificate and Install/Activate it. You do not need to do anything. It’s time to boost your site ranking and protect your visitors.

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Plesk 12 – Setting Up Your Email

How to Setup Email Services for your Web Site

Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 12.28.22Your Web Hosting Service comes equipped with the very latest in email technology. It’s very easy to use if you use the RoundCube Webmail service as you do not need to configure or install anything.

However, many clients prefer to use their own local email client and for this reason we have created a number of setup guides for the most popular applications.

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook Express

Mozilla Thunderbird

Apple Mail

Apple iPhone or iPad

Email Port Settings

How to add Web Site Builder to your Hosting Plan

How to Upgrade Web Presence Builder

All Hosting Plans come equipped with a fully functional version of the Web Presence Builder Trial installed. This enables you to try the product before you commit.

To publish a site built using the Web Presence Builder Trial, you will need to upgrade your Hosting Plan to include a Web Presence Builder license. Login to your Client Area and follow the instructions below.

How to Order an SSL Certificate for your Website

How to add SSL Security to your Hosted Domain

Adding an SSL Certificate to your hosting service could not be easier. You don’t need to worry about the technicalities of generating a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) or even installing the certificate, we do all of that for you. All you need to do is order the certificate.

How to Upgrade to “Unlimited” Hosting

Upgrade your Hosting Plan to UK-Cheapest “Unlimited”

It’s not always possible to know how much storage you need, nor is it easy to calculate how to allocate resources between your hosting plan features. It is for this reason we offer “Unlimited”, a plan with no set limits on traffic, bandwidth, mailboxes or storage.

Never again worry about filling up a mailbox, running out of web storage or needing another MySQL database. “Unlimited” is the ULTIMATE shared hosting plan for any growing business – there’s no need to know your web resource requirements in advance.

“Unlimited” is the perfect plan for your Business and for anyone who takes their online web presence seriously. Upgrading your account is easy and instant. Login to your Client Area and upgrade today!

What exactly does “Unlimited” mean?

Unlimited means that there is no set limit on the disk space or bandwidth that your site uses. The unlimited shared hosting plan is designed for small business use, or personal use. Heavy resources users, in terms of disk space, bandwidth, cpu and memory will be advised to consider suitable upgrade paths to dedicated, VPS or cloud servers. These plans are not suitable for storage of private files or file sharing or for users attempting to resell or host large numbers of unrelated websites.