It’s Official. Using SSL (https://) helps your SEO Ranking


Today, Google officially announced that using a secure https:// connection (achieved through the use of a SSL Certificate) increases the ranking of your site in its results.

For some time, many in the SEO community have suspected that using a secure https:// connection had benefits. Matt Cutts, the head of the Webspam team at Google, and currently on extended leave, previously suggested he’d like all sites to use a secure connection where necessary. And this announcement, just a couple of months later, proves that Google is starting to use the presence of a secure https:// connection as a ranking factor.

Namecheap is one of the leading SSL retailers globally. And we’d like to see you get a SEO boost for your websites by installing one of the certificates that we provide.

To this extent, we’re offering a limited time promotion on our Comodo Positive SSL certificates. Using the coupon code ‘SSLRANK’ you can get one of these certificates for just $4.99 for the first year. The coupon code is valid though 31st of August, 2014.

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