The latest update to Google Chrome makes the web browser even faster and more secure than before. The browser will use HTTPS instead of HTTP to make navigation between web pages faster. HTTP stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol, and adding S at the end of HTTPS stands for Secure. Adding S at the end of HTTP helps users securely surf the Internet by protecting all user communication and information. Chrome has also been urging the Internet to accept HTTPS for a long time.
Through a post on the Chromium blog, Google make it clear that all entries in the address bar that do not include any protocol will automatically receive the https: // protocol. The blog post also mentions that if a user visits a website for the first time, Chrome will automatically select HTTPS protocol instead of HTTP when the user logs into the website in the address bar. In addition to being more secure and personal, HTTPS also allows a faster connection to the website, as the browser will not need to navigate from HTTP to HTTPS.
Chrome will go back to HTTP if a website doesn’t support HTTPS. In addition, Chrome will adhere to HTTP for IP addresses, single-label domains, and stored hostnames. The changes are made in Chrome 90 for Chrome Desktop and Chrome for Android. The launch for Chrome iOS will happen later.
In other news related to Chrome, Google updated Chrome browser for Android with faster loading time, less resources and loading up to 13 percent faster than before. Google too announced that Chrome Android users will be able to preview pages before opening them completely in the same or a new tab if they wish. Both features will be available with Chrome 89 for Android.
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