According to an article on Sophos, turning your website into an HTTPS secure site will improve your Google page rank. Google is making securing the web one of their top priorities, and something that web developers and web site owners can do is acquire a security certificate from a Certificate Authority and apply it to their web site. This will make every transaction, no matter how mundane, a more secure experience for site visitors by encrypting all information going to or coming from the web site. And it is Google’s intention to make this one of the things they look for when calculating your page rank.
Another way to improve your page rank is to make your site a fast as possible. Google has provided many products to help webmasters reach this goal, including:
… a fast public DNS service, a faster web protocol, tools to speed up websites, tools to make code smaller, an image format to make images download faster and a global content distribution network for commonly used code.
From our viewpoint, rewarding secure web sites with better page rank is a good way to get more companies involved in creating a more secure and robust web for their clients. We will be adding HTTPS functionality to our own web sites,and will be suggesting to our clients that they do likewise.Share