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If you take all the right steps, there isn't a lot to worry about. 301 all existing pages (This is the major step!) Set all you canonical tags right (This is your 2nd most important step) You will lose a little PageRank for the redirect, but we're talking minimal amount here, nothing a little time won't fix. Just read up on how to migrate sites (which ...
If you are moving your site from http to https, you would need to submite the https site as a new site. I was advised that I need not do it and over a period of time I saw that the stats were not reliable - the index status, crawl errors etc. Suddently, I saw a big drop in the indexed pages as well. But the actual site traffic was not affected in any way; ...
You don't need to contact anybody. If you setup 301 redirects in your .htaccess file to the new pages correctly there will be no issues with duplicate content.
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