Chrome will soon let you know if a web form is unsecure

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Google is going a step further to protect people’s information when they try to submit details through unsecured web forms. Starting in the M86 build, Chrome will raise a red flag on forms that are on secure HTTPS pages, but aren’t actually su…

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Chrome will start protecting users from insecure downloads in April

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Google Chrome will soon deliver on last year’s promise to better protect users from insecure content — downloads not encrypted via HTTPS — on otherwise secure pages. Chrome 82, which will be released in April, will be the first version of Google’s…

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Chrome will block HTTP content from loading on secure sites

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In a move to improve user privacy and security, Google is simplifying its browser security settings. In a blog post, the Chrome security team said https:// pages will only be able to load secure (https://) subresources. The change won’t happen overni…

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How did the 2018 SERP changes impact organic search?

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How did the 2018 SERP changes impact organic listings? More importantly, how should you react? The year of updates in review, and tips to respond to each.

The post How did the 2018 SERP changes impact organic search? appeared first on Search Engine Watch.

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The state of HTTPS in 2018: Why should you migrate?

By Development, google, HTTP to HTTPS, https, searchenginewatch, SEO, website security

People rarely take SEO recommendations seriously, especially when there are no direct repercussions of not following them. So, when in 2014 Google recommended that all websites should migrate to HTTPS, few website owners took it as a direct instruction. Fast-forward to 2018, however, and things are looking very different. So what is the state of HTTPS in 2018, and why should you migrate?

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Why site speed is as important as ever on the visual web

By Development, https, image optimization, javascript, mobile-first index, searchenginewatch, SEO, site speed, visual content

As the internet has become a more important part of our daily lives, our online experience has evolved and we prefer much more visual content. But visual content, and its associated massive file sizes, slows down websites. Here’s why SEOs shouldn’t overlook this as an issue, and what can be done about it.

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Google Chrome SSL certificate proposal could affect millions of websites

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Millions of websites that use SSL certificates issued by Symantec and affiliated resellers could find that their certificates are effectively worthless as far as Chrome is concerned, after a member of the Chrome team published a proposal that would make them untrusted over the next 12 months.

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