What is HTTPS & Why is it important for SEO?

September 06, 2023

In 2022, Google announced a new HTTPS report in Search Console which allows webmasters to get insights about HTTPS pages that are served in Google Search. Redirect from HTTP to HTTPSWith enabled HTTPS on your website, it is time to redirect all traffic (and web crawlers) going into the HTTP to the HTTPS version instead. Verify the HTTPS version in GSCIf you have properly set up your HTTPS version and optimized your website for it, you need to tell Google that there is a new version of the site. In Google Search Console, add and verify a new URL-prefix property for HTTPS protocol and declare the HTTPS version of your website as the canonical one. After the transfer, Google Search Console should accept your HTTPS version after a few days (and use it for indexing and ranking purposes).

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