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HTTP vs. HTTPS – The Difference You Need To Know About

January 7, 2018 599 views

HTTP and HTTPS Diffrences

The difference between HTTP and https is, one of them is secure, and the other isn’t.

In the earlier days of the web, I remember few web sites used https and it was mostly eCommerce sites to secure credit card transactions. Today the web is much different and the tables have turned. Now you rarely see a website that does not use a secure socket layer known as https.

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Naturally, since https is secure and more checks are needed before a web page is displayed, https will be slower than a regular http connection. Today with advances in technology I no longer sense a difference in speed.

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