The SSL guide

You’ve registered the perfect domain name and are getting close to publishing your new website. Your product list, blog or new venture is coming together nicely, and your website looks superb. But something’s missing.

You may recall the term ‘SSL’ from previous conversations and research. Here’s everything you need to know about SSL certificates and why all websites need to have one.

Welcome to SSL 101.

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browser stay private. In other words, it lets customers know that it’s safe to browse, shop and enter their information on your site.

Every site needs an SSL certificate.

Since 2018, popular browsers like Chrome, Safari and Firefox have been flagging websites as “Not Secure” if they don’t have an SSL … Read more

4 ways to localize your WordPress website with Weglot

Editor’s note: The following is a guest post from our friends at Weglot.

Localizing your WordPress website can help you increase its visibility, improve usability, and help you reach out to new markets.

The good news is that there are a number of ways you can localize your WordPress website. This typically includes offering language translation, image translation, and multiple payment options.

With this in mind, in this article, we’ll go over some of the ways you can localize your WordPress website and connect with people all over the world while being mindful of cultural differences.

1. Language is the first step for localizing

Before you can begin to address your visitors’ cultural differences, you need to make sure that they’re able to read and understand your website content. For this reason, the first step in localizing your WordPress site has to be the translation.

If you scour the … Read more

What’s New in Websites + Marketing?

Editor’s note: GoDaddy GoCentral Website Builder is now Websites + Marketing — an all-in-one solution that integrates websites, digital marketing tools for your business and eCommerce tools with the guidance needed to achieve success.

Every month, we create a list of the show-stopping features you need to add to your site now. If you seek the latest on Websites + Marketing and the Website Builder and Online Store and want to know what our latest features can do for you and your online presence, this is where you want to be. We’re glad you’re here!

Websites + Marketing Updates – Table of Contents

Spring 2020: Covers all the things that’s happened during COVID and more in March, April, May, and June. #OpenWeStand, website editor, Media Library, SEO tool, Online Store, Online Appointments, social and messaging, and new How-To videos.

February 2020: Twitter, contact history, email marketing, Online Appointment payments, clear Read more