Enable HTTPS for News on BBC Online

Since last April in 2016, the main BBC Homepage has been accessible only via HTTPS, which I thought was a good step forward, heading in the right direction. However, most pages or URLs still use insecure HTTP. Trying to navigate to a page while manually typing HTTPS in the browser address bar will force a 301 re-direct to HTTP. Here’s an example of cURL while navigating to /news/ path: $ curl -IL https://www....

November 19, 2017 · 2 min · Naz Markuta