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Should I delete http property in search console after adding https version [duplicate]

I just started using SSL for my website. I have redirected all the urls from http to https. From some of the previous questions and answers I understand I should add https version of my site as new ...
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Google Search Console - Use Only Preferred Site Url or Add All Variants? [duplicate]

I was having a discussion with someone about what sites we should add to google search console. I argued that we would only need our canonical site i.e. https://www.example.com Where as he argued ...
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What should I do with my HTTP property in Google Console after I forced all my traffic to HTTPS with 301 redirection? [duplicate]

A few months ago, I've switched all my traffic from HTTP to HTTPS. And then I have two properties in Google Search Console. I would like the http site be replaced by https site totally. Can I do ...
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reverting back from https to http and google still displaying site as https [duplicate]

Our site was on a https connection but we are now back on a http connection. I do not control the web host. How can I get google to update and remove the link to the https version of the website? I ...
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More than one version of my site is indexed, is this normal? [duplicate]

SSL cert is set to force HTTPS - but i can’t seem to set it so the only version that is accessible is secure WWW version. I’ve added all 4 versions to search console. I also submitted a sitemap for ...
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Why isn't my website in Google search results? [duplicate]

It's been sometime and Google has yet to index my site. How can I get Google to index my website?
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What are the most commonly used and basic Apache htaccess redirects?

This question is here so we can offer users who are looking for information on how to make one or more common or basic redirects in Apache using the htaccess file. All future questions pertaining to ...
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How do the combinations of http/https and naked/www in Google Search Console work?

When I added my site to Google Search Console (previously Google Webmaster Tools?) it asked me to add combinations of my site, with http and https and no www and with www, so now I have four. I had to ...
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Google not crawling my site (robots.txt error)

I'm currently performing SEO for my client's project. I'm kind of new to this, so please bear with me. I've read a lot mixed reviews on inclusion of robots.txt (some say it's good to include even if ...
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Google Webmaster Tools- Do I need to mark my SSL domain as a duplicate of my non-SSL domain?

I have a Drupal 7 site served exclusively using SSL with the "bare" domain (no www). But, I see that in Google Webmaster Tools, I can add the following: http://example.com http://www.example.com ...
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SEO sitemap pending in Google after SSL change

I have a site http://www.example.com It has a valid site map at http://www.example.com/sitemap.xml The site is running through netilfy.com I recently enabled SSL in Netlify, now all pages are ...
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Google Search Console reports almost no impressions or clicks after migrating to HTTPS

One of our website has ranked well on Google and showed good Google Impression & Clicks etc.. Around July we implemented SSL for our website and website was now only available over https://www....
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What to do with sitemaps when going HTTP to HTTPS [duplicate]

I recently switched my WordPress.org blog from http://myblog to https://myblog.com with redirections. For a year, I only had http:// addresses, so my 8 sitemaps (my blog is in French and in English) ...
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Moving from HTTP to HTTPS in Google Search Console (May 2019)

I have a client whose websites I have just moved from http to https. He's also asked me to update Google Web Master Tools too. Web Master Tools is now called Google Search Console, and appears to ...
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If redirects for variations are in place, can I safely consolidate down to one Google Search Console property?

I am redirecting using .htaccess to always use www, always use HTTPS. At this point, can I remove the duplicate Google Search Console properties (non-www and http)?

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