I've submitted

  • example.com URL with no-www
  • www.example.com with www
  • https www.example.com with https://

to Google Webmaster Tools as suggested by this question.

Should I submit the sitemap in the https version or the non-www or www version?


1 Answer 1


Whichever is the canonical version.

If you haven't already done so, you should set up permanent redirects from the variants to your canonical domain. For example, if you decide the https version with www is canonical, you'd set up redirects as follows:

  • http://www.example.com -- 301 --> https://www.example.com
  • https://example.com -- 301 --> https://www.example.com

And so on.

In Search Console, you can combine variants of the same site as a set. This will give you combined analytic data.

  • Okay but should i monitor the data of non-www, www or https version in Search Console?
    – P082
    Commented Jul 13, 2016 at 5:22
  • Again, whichever is the canonical
    – GDVS
    Commented Jul 13, 2016 at 6:19

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