By default, Yahoo! Store
web sites are not HTTPS-ready, meaning you cannot type https:// before the URL of your Yahoo! Store
. Google has hinted for some time that they will eventually rank secure sites higher than non-secure ones, and recently they announced that as of October of 2017, Chrome will visibly flag non-secure URLs in the browser's address bar as NOT SECURE.
Yahoo! Small Business now offers the option for any Yahoo! Store
to be HTTPS secure through a "blanket" SSL certificate they provide to all stores (so store owners don't need to obtain their own SSL certificate.) This option is offered as an "on/off" switch, however, in most cases simply flipping the switch will not make the store fully secure. Why is that?
If getting all of this done seems like a daunting task, we offer a Secure Store Preparation Service
service for Yahoo! Store
s. That page also contains a lot of important info and Q&A related to making Yahoo! Store