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HTTPS is a requirement now #334
There are many reasons to switch to HTTPS, some of the important ones include
We at Planet Xamarin support the movement of switching everything to use HTTPS and we encourage and expect authors to switch too.
20th September 2017, we will go through all author classes and ensure that blogs support HTTPS. Those who do not support it, will be removed from aggregation.
There are no valid reasons to not support HTTPS, and it is a very easy exercise to enable it on your blog. There are free certificate authorities such as Let's Encrypt, which are supported by the majority of CMS systems and hosting control panels, or you could put your blog behind CloudFlare. How to set this up has been documented so many times and is a very trivial thing to do.
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I think it will be good to allow for a bit more time, I have seen some people on Twitter mentioning they need more time because they would need to move a whole lot of stuff. Not sure why that would be necessary though, but OK.
I think it's important to stop this at the gate right now and keep pressuring this list to slim it down. And if it's down to just a few set a hard deadline: comply or be removed.
We've put it out here mentioning the authors group, by I think not everyone is in there. Most are though. If you won't mind mentioning a couple of people you might be in contact with that would be great!
We want to put out a little tweet as well. Problem is we don't have one channel to reach everyone :)
Also, please put in a PR changing your URL? Thanks!
For anyone else running WordPress on a provider without SSL support, hopefully this Stack Overflow answer about working around the internals of the
After a painful two-night battle with things, I think I finally got SSL working for my blog. If all settles in happily, I'll put together a PR tomorrow.