HTTPS provides more than just privacy

So why do you need HTTPS for your site? You don’t sell stuff. You don’t ask users for any information. Here’s why you need a TLS Certificate (formerly SSL Certificate). There are two(?) types of TLS Certificates: EV (Extended Validation Certificate) and DV (Domain Validated Certificate). The typical website holder uses the DV certificate.

HTTPS can provide identity, SEO, access to HTML5 powerful features and even keep network carriers from messing with your site’s content. Read on for how.

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