I just upgraded macintoshhhowto.com to be a secure website. It seems to be the way websites are going. You will now be able to see the little padlock before the website in the address bar (if you use Safari) or the green ‘secure’ sign (if you use Chrome). This means that the link from the web server to your browser is secure and no one can intercept the data. If you notice any problems with the site in the next week or two please let me know!
If you run a WordPress self-hosted website and you want to know the rough steps involved in making a WordPress website secure, here they are. Some of it was a little over my head but I got there in the end. There were lots of websites explaining how to do this but they only had 2 or 3 steps. Here are my 10 steps!