Looking for the best site migration strategy for SEO, which consider these specific combinations of elements and challenges:
*note: site is in Wordpress.
Htaccess redirect code to go from sub domain of old domain to root of new domain?
Considerations & Code Required:
*Some pages will be a completely new URL structure but same content, how to keep that in tact SEO wise, or must that be redirected individually?
*For some sub domains on the old domain, an existing redirection is already in place from HTTP to HTTPS. The HTTP version has had a lot of "SEO juice"/strength for years, whereas as the redirection to HTTPS has been only about a month or less.
Therefore for SEO strength, is it more beneficial to have a redirect chain of:
OR two separate redirects: