Why do you need an https website? HTTPS security is a must according to Google which posted this article that everyone should read about https as a ranking signal.
ECOMMERCE Website Security
You can have the most amazing website or eCommerce site and the minute it gets hacked you will be in a major panic. Advertising Identity knows because we have experienced this in our early years of web design when security wasn’t as important back then. The best way you can protect your identity and website from being hacked is to install the securest security software available and be sure to keep it updated.
The way to help protect against your website being hacked is with an SSL Certificate which is how we implement https.
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a computer protocol that helps secure communications over computer networks, and is most often used with e-mail. An SSL certificate is a digital document that ensures the content provided is from the correct (verified) sender.
Our choice for website security software for a WordPress site is WordFence. This gives total protection and warns you of any malicious code issues.