Google site ordering (Was: Archiving information)
jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Fri Aug 16 09:58:35 CDT 2019
> From: Christian Corti
>> An additional issue, I think, is that Google is deprecating sites that
>> use HTTP, versus HTTPS.
> Not true, in contrary, Google even crawls through FTP sites :-)
I did say "deprecate", not 'ignore totally'! :-)
Here's what I know: An e-commerce site where I do a lot of business announced
that they would switch to using HTTPS. I grumped, because I'd have to use a
browser I don't like as much. The owner wrote back as follows:
"next month Google will begin to demote all websites that are not https
I assume he knew what he was talking about (via his Web-site engineering
people). I suppose I could research it, but I don't have the time right
at the moment. I'd love to hear if anyone else knows more.
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