How does an SSL certificate affect SEO?

How does an SSL certificate affect SEO?

In 2014, Google began using SSL certificates as a ranking signal for SEO, which means if Google looks at your site and they don't see an SSL certificate, your site will appear lower in search rankings than similar sites that do have this certificate. Basically, Google wants to make sure they give their users the best and most secure content. 


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