What is the difference between https and http?

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  1. alishroy

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    Hello forum member
    Recently, Google announced that they are going to prefer https sites rather than http sites in their search results. Google shows one more signal among other 200 signals that Google use to rank website. Google will use https as ranking factor in their search results. But this announcement is incredibly week. Then please suggest me what the difference between https and http is and what is its advantages and disadvantages.
     
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    https sites are secured sites. These sites has security certificate that usually paypal demands to receive payment. https has secure layer that http does not have.
     
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    Personally I do not really believe that your SERP result would be better just because you run on https...
    Secured http suits for secure actions and secured browsing - make the www universe https'd not really a wise idea - but who knows.
     
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    This thread is now closed. If you have something new to add, PM me and I'll re-open it.
     
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