April 21, 2018

How to Enable HTTPS on Blogger with Custom Domain

How to Enable HTTPS on Blogger
In the previous article, I explained about How to change HTTP to HTTPS in Blogger domain, therefore, in this earlier article I will explain and show you the incredible trip, it is how to enable HTTPS on Blogger with the Custom domain. the default domain name host with the HTTP extension or insecurity extension so most of the website and blog hosted within this security level. It does not a matter if you don't what to protect the integrity and confidentiality of your users' date. But if you are using the Blogger CMS, I suggest you activate or enable the HTTPS function on your blog dashboard which offers by Blogger. Before you start it, you should learn what it is about and why it is necessary for your blog.

These letters are standing for;
  • HTTP: Hypertext Transfer Protocol
  • HTTPS: Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure
  • SSL Certificate: Secure Sockets Layer Certificate.

What is the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS)?

Well, the HTTPS stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure or HTTP Secure. It is a specific application that implementation and combination of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) with the SSL/TLS that can make your website or blog to be secured from the hacker. HTTPS is an application-specific implementation that is a combination of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) with the SSL/TLS. HTTPS is used to provide encrypted communication with and secure identification of a Web server.

HTTP vs HTTPS
HTTP vs HTTPS

Where can you buy SSL Certificate?

If you are using the Blogger CMS, it offers SSL Certificate by free of charge but if you use other Custom Mangement Systems, then you need to buy it from those domain registrar companies.

Now I can wait to show you how to activate HTTPS on Blogger with your custom domain. Before you start it, please make sure you connect your Blogger with a custom domain. Let's go through this instruction below step by step.

Step 1: Login to your Blogger Dashboard
Step 2: Enable HTTPS and Enable HTTPS Redirect
In this step, your custom domain must be done or if you are not yet ready, then add a custom domain now by following this instruction. After that following this actions.
  • Action #1: Click on Setting then Basic
  • Action #2: Select YES on HTTPS Availability
  • Action #3: Select YES on HTTPS Redirect

Enable HTTPS on Blogger with Custom Domain
Enable HTTPS

Step 3: You have to wait 30 minutes to 1 hour
Now before you start the Action #3, you have to wait about 30 minutes to 1 hour after you enable HTTPS because of the HTTPS Redirect does not able to active yet.

Step 4: Change HTTP to HTTPS on Blogger template code sources
Editing your theme so it mixes HTTP and HTTPS may affect the security and user experience of your blog when it is viewed over HTTPS. So you need to change all HTTP to HTTPS in your Blogger template code sources. To edit the theme, just click on Theme > Edit HTML button.

After you complete all these 4 steps, soon you will see the green mark on your blog address (URL). If you have any question just leave a comment below, I will answer all your question soon I received them.

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