get in touch today

Please contact us if you require any additional information or would like to request a quote.

Gateshead office:
0191 406 5391

Newton Aycliffe office:
01325 311 909

Request a callback

Enter your details below and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible

* Required Fields

Design365 transmit information securely via SSL and only store data long term after becoming a client of the company. All enquiry e-mails are deleted from our systems within 3 months should you not proceed with us

Contact us or request a callback

50% Of page One Search Results Are HTTPS

Moz report: 50% of page one search results are HTTPS

Based on the trend of sites switching to HTTPS and what is ranking in Google, we may see 70% of the page one results going to HTTPS by the end of 2017.
Article by Barry Schwartz on April 24, 2017 Search Engine Land


Google HTTPS


Pete Meyers from Moz reports that according to their keyword tracking tools, half of the page one search results in Google show HTTPS URLs. This is up from 30 percent of the results in July 2016. And based on this trend, 70 percent of the page one search results could be HTTPS by the end of the year.


Here is a chart from Moz showing the https 50 percent mark, and then the estimated trend by the end of 2017:



Pretty amazing, since Google started this push back in 2014 with their ranking boost reward. Google just recently said they have no plans on boosting the HTTPS ranking signal, even though they actually thought about doing so a few months ago.

Moz tracks 10,000-plus keywords in their toolset, so this is not a full study of all the queries that return HTTPS results. A similar tool by RankRanger also puts Google’s page one results at about 50 percent for https:// URLs.

Our Location

Head Office

17 Parsons Court, Welbury Way, Aycliffe Business Park, Newton Aycliffe, Co-Durham, DL5 6ZE

Te: 01325 311 909

Our Location

Gateshead Office

Metropolitan House, Long Rigg Road, Swalwell, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE16 3AS

Te: 0191 406 5391

There are many different options for funding towards your website - find out more
This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here.