In August, Google announced they were going to start using https as a ranking signal for various reasons. At present, most developers and SEO people (deliberately refraining from using the word ‘expert’ because it’s thrown around far too much in the SEO world) agree switching a site from http to https has no real impact however Google did say they “may decide to strengthen” the signal in the future. In other words, in an ideal world, Google want all sites using https but for various reasons (including big financial ones) they can’t start hammering non-https sites overnight.
2017 was another busy year for me. Here’s what happened in my life in 2017: Turned 30 Moved to Dublin from Galway Ran a 5k in under 27 mins Visited a new country (Iceland) Hired a car & drove on the wrong side of the road Flew in a hot air balloon Cycled around Aran … Read moreMy 2017