Thoughts & Things

Why are you not using HTTPS?

February 29, 2020

It’s 2019 and I still see websites not utilizing HTTPS on their websites.

I see websites with the option for HTTPS, but they don’t force HTTPS.

Look, I get it. SSL certificates used to be a bit more out of reach for the common web developer.

It’s easier now. You can get a Let’s Encrypt certificate pretty much anywhere, any time. You can easily pop a few lines of code and force HTTPS. Hell, most web hosts can do this for you.

Why? Because your site is not secure with http.

Get a certificate and get your site secure.

You don’t want to be the person who regrets not doing it sooner.


Cory Miller. Front-End Developer at ConvertKit. Remote.
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