Google, which is the largest search engine in the world today and the industry standard, initiated a mission to make all websites operate on HTTPS as a standard.
HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) is an efficient system for transferring and receiving information on the internet.
HTTPS (Secure HyperText Transfer Protocol) is built with the objective of ensuring secure transfer of information on the internet.
SSL and its role in HTTPS and HTTP
The primary distinction between HTTPS and HTTP is the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) Certificate which is responsible for encrypting the information before transmitting it through the internet to the user.
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