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Allow Free Users Free Upgrade to HTTPS

Free users are gypped. I received an email about, and it clearly states on my dashboard, "Free HTTPS for Everyone!" 

However, this is all an illusion, a bait-and-switch tactic to force free users to upgrade to a paid subscription account. That is illegal.

Strikingly should reexamine its policy and honor its commitment to giving EVERYONE free HTTPS as promised. Some of us SMBs and individual consultants such as myself simply do not have to resources to purchase a subscription, let alone a custom domain, as per currently required. 

Who else agrees?

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    Happiness Officer
    Official comment

    This is a great idea, Diana! Sorry, we're not able to acknowledge your suggestion the soonest. I understand how this particular feature would come in useful to you and other users. We are currently looking into this. We'll make sure to update you with the progress here. Thanks again for taking the time to provide your feedback. Cheers! 

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    Sharon

    I'm shocked to have only just discovered this. Even free Wordpress, even wix gives you a secure site for free for crying out loud - no strings attached.

    Any site nowadays being served via http instead of https is useless, regardless of the kind of site - ie that means free strikingly is useless - 

    Can someone from strikingly please confirm asap - with an honest answer - anyone creating a new site TODAY, as a free site only, will NOT have a secure site unless they take out a paid upgrade (to map their own domain name?)  




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    Thomas

    Brut its 2019

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