This blog's domain (onlinepinoy.net) has been running for 2 years now. It had the regular http URL with no SSL certificate.
Just recently I discovered that there is a free SSL certificate offered by Google/Blogger. This is a good update since having https in your URL increases website credibility and organic rankings.
Here are the steps to turn on the https in your domain:
Go to Settings then Basic then select Yes to the https options just like below.
Now, my URL is appearing as secure: https://www.onlinepinoy.net/. Your website rankings might be affected for now but don't worry everything will go back or even better, increase.
Tip: Don't forget to update Google Search Console and Analytics using the new URL with https.
My wife and I have been doing online freelancing for a couple of years now. With freelancing, we get to enjoy our own work time in the comforts of our home. But with this setup, we don't have any company in the Philippines where we can enjoy benefits like health insurance.
Now that we have a baby boy, I can't help but think of ways to insure my family in case of sickness. We were just dependent on savings and salary for medical emergencies. So, I looked for health insurance companies that could cater to independent small families like us.
Upon thorough research on the Internet, I found out about Medicard Philippines. They have family packages. So I went through the online application found here. I selected the family package semi-private without the 5-star hospitals with 2 dependents (wife and son-less than a year old). A couple of days after, a representative from the company called me and verified the information. Then I paid P29,915 through Unionbank deposit to finish the …