Website Security Update

Your unsecured website leaves your business at risk.

Hackers target small businesses and steal:

  • Your information
  • Your customers’ information (which you’re liable for)
  • Your emails (along with everything in them)

Google’s taking it so seriously in July, they’re going to show all your Google Chrome (over 50% of the internet) visitors:

They’ll also penalize your site – meaning no more search traffic.

If you’re using AdWords to get people to your site, imagine them seeing a security warning every time click on your ad. Do you think they’re going to have confidence in your company (would you)?

What to expect:

You can expect the security upgrade to be completed over the next weekend so this process doesn’t interrupt your business at all.

The Process In A Nutshell:

  • Buy a security certificate on your behalf

    Security certificates are offered by a couple key vendors and come in a couple different types. We’ll search for and purchase the correct certificate for your situation.

  • Install the security certificate on your server

    Making sure the security certificate is installed correctly is important. We’ll install it on your server for you in your business’ off hours to make sure it doesn’t interfere with your usual business hours.

  • Update your .htaccess file

    Your .htaccess file tells browsers how to look at your site, and they won’t know they’re supposed to show the secure version unless this file is updated. We’ll update this file for you.

  • Set up redirects from unsecured to secured pages

    One of the most important parts of installing a security certificate is making sure it covers all your websites pages. We’ll make sure all your pages are redirected to the secure version of those pages.

  • Update internal links

    Every link on your website needs to be updated to make sure it’s directed to the secure version. We’ll go through every page of your site and make sure all the links are pointed to the correct version.

  • Update all internal site resources

    You can violate the security on your website by having unsecured pictures and resources loading on your newly secured site. We’ll make sure all the resources are updated so you security certificate is working properly and protecting all of your site.

  • Update your website’s sitemap

    Google uses this file to know what pages are on your website and what importance they have. We’ll make sure this is updated.

  • Update robot.txt file

    Google and other tools need to know you’ve made the switch to secure. We’ll update your robot.txt file to make sure they know you’ve made the update.

  • Re-index site

    This makes sure your site appears how it should in search engines. We’ll reindex your site so Google knows you updated it to be secure.

Make sure your site is safe and secure for all your potential and returning customers – and make sure you don’t scare them away with Google’s security warning.

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  • Price: $117.00
    The ultimate in identity assurance. After undergoing extensive vetting (nothing to worry about if your business registration is up to date) you'll be issued an enterprise-level EV SSL certificate that activates the green address bar, comes backed by the highly-recognized Comodo Secure site seal and features the highest warranties in the entire SSL industry. (Warranties are renewed yearly)
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FAQ’s

  • Will my search rankings be affected?

    There’s a very real chance your website’s rankings could drop temporarily. That’s because search engines consider your upgraded site a different site. But with the proper setup, your rankings will return and should also get a boost once your site’s secure.

  • How long does the process take?

    The entire process can take up to 24 hours. In general, it takes 4-8 hours depending on how large your site is and how many assets (links, images, videos etc.) you have on your site.

  • Is there a risk of my site being deleted?

    No. We make sure everything is backed up before the transfer takes place to ensure that doesn’t happen.

  • Can’t I secure my site myself?

    Of course you can, and by all means, do that. If you have the technical know-how and the time, make sure your site is secure.