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Why Google’s Blogger is going HTTPS and How to Enable HTTPS
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Why Google’s Blogger is going HTTPS and How to Enable HTTPS

“HTTPS is fundamental to Internet security; it protects the integrity and confidentiality of data sent between websites and visitors' browsers” Google security software engineer Melinda Perera on Tuesday May 3, 2016 on Google's security blog. Bloggers on the Blogger platform, looks like Google is getting serious about security! On Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 Google had stepped up security on Blogger, my favourite blogging platform with the introduction of HTTPS as per their article Bringing HTTPS to all blogspot domain blogs. This is the more secure version of HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol) is called HTTP over TLS, HTTP over SSL and HTTP Secure. It’s basically HTTP but using SSL (Secure Shell Script) that's supposed to guarantee secure transmission of data from that website t...
10 Online Tools every Blogger should be aware of and use
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10 Online Tools every Blogger should be aware of and use

Blogging has really gotten popular in recent years. It wasn't that long ago that people associated blogs or "web logs" with super smart internet geeks blogging about topics that average brain did not care about. Nowadays though there are blogs on every topic from tech to cooking to politics and everything in-between. So you are thinking about starting a Blog? Or maybe you are already a blogger? As a longtime blogger myself I thought I'd share a few useful tools I have used over the years. Take a look at them below and feel free to share others via a comment below. 1. Picnic A pictures says a thousand words and no blog post should be complete without one. Picnic is free with paid upgrades an option if necessary and can be your Swiss Army Knife for quick photo editing and does everything...