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The Most Popular Websites Loaded Insecurely

Each of the following 50 websites is sorted by Tranco rank and loads over an insecure connection without redirecting to a secure, encrypted connection.

Tranco Rank Website
657 ox.ac.uk
2,387 lse.ac.uk
2,963 leeds.ac.uk
3,585 imperial.ac.uk
4,514 open.ac.uk
4,626 foodnetwork.co.uk
5,739 exeter.ac.uk
7,449 open.edu
7,651 reading.ac.uk
8,322 uea.ac.uk
9,293 qub.ac.uk
9,720 lush.com
10,945 websitehome.co.uk
11,311 lycos.co.uk
12,815 very.co.uk
12,947 three.co.uk
13,430 thefa.com
14,941 moneyadviceservice.org.uk
15,044 entitytag.co.uk
15,362 bbk.ac.uk
15,383 nationalexpress.com
15,992 tandf.co.uk
16,058 anglican.org
16,289 paddypower.com
17,022 pwc.co.uk
17,071 wearesocial.com
17,200 royal.gov.uk
17,331 geograph.org.uk
19,679 irishnews.com
20,267 premierinn.com
20,916 imagehost.org
21,135 ex.ac.uk
21,218 unblockpirate.uk
21,460 kiehlmann.co.uk
22,744 y6stream.club
23,258 westminster.ac.uk
23,312 gridhosted.co.uk
23,504 rac.co.uk
23,555 gloalrie.com
24,168 footeks.com
24,303 deliveroo.co.uk
25,208 gamblingcommission.gov.uk
25,348 yeezyboost350v2.org.uk
25,389 dominos.co.uk
25,523 michael-kors-handbags.org.uk
25,706 sherpa.ac.uk
25,761 bgs.ac.uk
25,857 europeantour.com
26,681 channel5.com
26,824 affiliatefuture.com

Resources for Going HTTPS

If you're responsible for a website and aren't sure why HTTPS is important or would like resources to help make the transition, try these:

  1. Does My Site Need HTTPS?
  2. HTTPS Is Easy!
  3. Here's Why Your Static Website Needs HTTPS
  4. Is TLS Fast Yet?
  5. HTTP vs HTTPS Speed Test
  6. Understanding HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS)
  7. What Every Developer Must Know About HTTPS