On approximately January 31st of this month, version 56 of the Chrome web browser will be released. There is a significant change in the way it displays websites that are not using HTTPS, also known as SSL. This change may confuse your site visitors or surprise you if you are not expecting it.

Starting with the release of Chrome 56 this month, any website that is not running HTTPS will have a message appear in the location bar that says “Not Secure” on pages that collect passwords or credit cards. It will look like this:

blog image 1 - Imminent: Non-HTTPS Sites Labeled "Not Secure" by Chrome

Read more about change in Chrome 56 that includes a warning for non-SSL websites and what to do about it.

Source: Imminent: Non-HTTPS Sites Labeled “Not Secure” by Chrome

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