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HTTPS is the secure version of the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP). It usually uses port 443 and is powered by the TLS (formerly SSL) cryptographic protocol.

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Google indexing my site with https So I Want to Redirect it over https but Giving 404

I don't know why Google is indexing my wordpress website with https even I have not installed any SSL certificate, it causes matched content etc. Also, I have tried to redirect whole domain to https ...
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Google Search is displaying empty pages but those pages are non-existent

My WordPress site in Google Search is showing non-existent navigation pages, like 10 of 730 when I search site:example.com. However I only have 3670 posts. When I click on the pages it leads to empty ...
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Do you get referrer data from HTTPS > HTTP > 301 Redirect > HTTPS site?

Referrer data is lost when a HTTPS site links to a HTTP site. If you implement a 301 rediect from your HTTP site to your HTTPS site do you get referrer data? Referring Site | Your Site ...
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Https force redirect is not working properly… All search pages are not redirecting on https

I have bought SSL certificate from Namecheap and installed on Hostgator c-panel. Some organic search traffic pages are not redirecting on https. Https is not showing in Google Search. My .htaccess ...
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How can I configure multiple HTTPS sites on one IIS intranet server using a single IP address?

I have an IIS 8.5 server running on our intranet. We'll call it MYIISSERVER. It has only one IP address. Under MYIISSERVER, I have several sites: Site1 - currently to access this site we use the ...
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Both HTTP and HTTPS showing up in Google SERPs

Both http://example.com and https://example.com are showing up as duplicate content in the Google results. How do you remove the HTTP version from Google index but keep the HTTPS version using Google ...
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Move to SSL and have 2 x domains, make one canonical or not?

This is an updated version of 2 x domains for same site in Google make canonical or not and I am posting it again as A) there is a new SSL aspect to the question and B) it's nearly 4 years old and ...
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Trouble replacing old SSL certificate on Nginx

Disclaimer: This is my first ProWebmasters post. I thought this would be an appropriate place for this question but if it is not I'm happy to remove it. We use SSL For Free for our business site. We ...
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Changing CA for a website

As an AWS user I am currently thinking about breaking up with my current Certificate Authority in favor of AWS ACL due to ease of maintenance for the latter (just for the sake of accuracy). What ...
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SSL Labs Key exchange < 100%, why? How do I make it?

I am in progress of trying to get maximum (or almost maximum) score on SSL Labs my site: I currently don't understand why it does not give me full Key exchange score. Now, it looks like this: In ...
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Website redirects to httpss (not https) in Safari and IE but not Chrome

I have made a redirect rule in my .htaccess file for https://pg-flowsolutions.com that specifies that if someone enters an invalid path (for instance https://pg-flowsolutions.com/blablabla) the ...
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HTTPS for website without form and login

I would like to know if it is necessary, to avoid Google penalties and chrome warnings, by enabled HTTPS on a website that does not have a login page or a form. In some cases the website can have a ...
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Will my Facebook comments get lost under these scenarios?

I want to integrate Facebook comments to my blog. According to my research, the page is treated as an object. So all the comments are tied to this object. This object itself is the page URL. Now I ...
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Enabling HTTPS without impact on SEO

I'm planning to migrate all links on a site from HTTP to HTTPS in the near future. However, at the moment all I want to do is to enable HTTPS in order for it to be used on certain private areas of the ...
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Why does Namecheap keep sending me a message that says “The AutoSSL certificate renewal may cause a reduction of coverage”

I'm working on a client's website that was set up by someone else. It's hosted by Namecheap and we have access to cPanel. The client is apparently receiving this email message twice a day (I've ...
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Avoiding SSL certificate errors with Amazon S3 subdomain

I have an Amazon S3 bucket set up for hosting static image files. I have set up subdomain redirection so that "static.example.com" points to my S3 bucket. The bucket is named "static.example.com" with ...
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Does manipulation of a sub-doman to a different domain name cause any issues with an SSL wildcard?

For example, if I have a subdomain of: https://foobar.somesite.com that is hosting the site but I want to pass the actual domain of: https://foobar.com in the browser would this cause any issues ...
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HTTPS indexing after migration

I moved my website from HTTP to HTTPS version month ago, and I made all necessary changes, I made 301 redirect so all old links redirect to the HTTPS version, and I added the new version to webmaster ...
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How to decrease HTTPs redirect wait time?

I use a wordpress plugin to redirect my website to HTTPs however I have noticed a redirect time of 500 ms Which takes the time to first byte to 800 ms. How can I reduce the redirect time?
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HTTP webpage is showing “Not Secure” in Chrome

I've called GoDaddy a few different times and they said that it looks like it is a problem with my HTML file. Except, my HTML file is the basic outline of a webpage, nothing fancy at all. Chrome ...
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Long waiting time on page load may be caused by https?

As the screenshot show, there is 1.05s waiting time on page load and I have done some tests to figure it out that this is caused by https. I uploaded a plain html with just hello world and tested ...
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HTTP to HTTPS: Wait for new sitemap to be indexed?

Running HTTP and HTTPS versions of the site side-by-side. HTTP is canonical right now. Goal is to change that to HTTPS. Created a new site in Search Console and submitted a new sitemap 4 days ago. ...
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Performance Issues Using SSL With Cloudflare

I have been using Cloudflare for a while without much consideration to what it was doing. Today I have noticed that there is around 500ms of delay when I view a web page over https when Cloudflare is ...
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Does SSL require a client side certificate of any kind at all?

A friend insists it does, that both browser and server both need certificates. I say no, only the server requires one, with two keys. The question is whether the browser uses some sort of certificate (...
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When building links for SEO should you link to the http or https version of your site?

My website redirects all versions (http, www etc.) to an https/non www version, as most websites do. When I am building links for SEO should I aim to get links to the https version of the website, or ...
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Preserving social metrics when switching to https

I am switching all my sites to https this week and am running into an issue. We use AddThis for our sharing widgets and according to their support all our social metrics will be reset to zero once the ...
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Google Analytics direct traffic dropped by 50% after switching to https

everyone, have a little dilemma and was hoping to get some advice here. I recently installed a new SSL (3 months ago) to force our URL to start with https://. The site was earlier accessible through ...
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What can I do to pay less for SSL?

I currently have a web hosting account and 27 domains that cost 1310 PLN (about $358.37) per year. Because the next version of Chrome will start displaying "not secure" warnings when a user enters ...
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HTTPS implementation. Should I change pre-head tags?

I implemented HTTPS on all the webpages of my website. My browser tells me it's a "Secure connection" with a green signal. I double-checked that all the images, CSS files, JS files, etc. were HTTPS, ...
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What issues will I encounter if the new /shop section of my website is HTTPS

I am about to launch a new section of my website which is a small store for gift vouchers and a few branding products. My site is well ranked/positioned in Google organically and paid. However, for ...
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How do I prevent a rewrite rule from executing for just one subdomain?

In the root level .htaccess I have added a condition to rewrite HTTP requests as HTTPS: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !on RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} This applies to ...
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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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Can WordPress accept HTTP and HTTPS connections on the same blog?

While working on the transition from HTTP to HTTPS, I have configured all websites to accept both HTTP and HTTPS connections. This worked for everything except WordPress. There is an option in the ...
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HTTPS. Solution for “This page is trying to load scripts from unauthenticated sources” from third-party sources

I've got a website using third-party JavaScript scripts, from Google AdSense (to show ads), Google Analytics (to track visits), Google Maps (to show maps) or Facebook (to allow users leave comments). ...
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https://example.com and https://www.example.com: Should I use one or two SSL certificates?

I am in the process of enabling HTTPS on my web sites. I have a web site, let's call it example.com, which is available both with and without a www. prefix. I can now: request one SSL certificate ...
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Link to External Sites as HTTP or HTTPS?

While migrating from HTTP to HTTPS, I am recreating all internal links and canonicals as HTTPS, but it is not clear what to do for external links. Some links point to sites that support both ...
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How bad is it for SEO to use at 302 redirection instead of 301 redirection for HTTPS?

Recently my client has configured HTTPS. I recommended that he implement 301 redirection to 200. His developer could not do that and it is still using 302 redirects. How bad it can affect a website ...
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How do I remove HTTPS results from Google after the domain has been redirected and the SSL certificate taken down?

I need to remove HTTPS results from Google search rankings for the domain A that has been redirected to another domain B. So domain A does not have any pages on it at the moment and it will not have ...
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Will HTTP hyperlinks on HTTPS pages trigger mixed content warnings?

I am about switch to HTTPS for a site with about 1000 pages. All external libraries for the theme are secure and all internal ones will be changed over via 301 redirects. What about anchor links ...
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Is incorrect to have the HTTPS version of the sitemaps.org URL in the xmlns sitemap schema?

I have the schema with this: <sitemapindex xmlns="https://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9"> Is it correct or should be: <sitemapindex xmlns="http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0....
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When legacy applications don't support HTTP, can we run both HTTP and HTTPS for SEO?

We have SSL on our site, however we have some legacy applications that do not support SSL, what to do in this case? In order for them to work correctly will I have to leave HTTP and HTTPS active? ...
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Correct way to redirect from HTTP domain to a different HTTPS domain on the same server?

Hello I have two different domain names pointing to the same server (same IP in DNS records). One domain (example1.com) has SSL enabled and has a fully working website on it. The other domain's (...
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COMODO SSL Analyzer Error -14

I have a hard time understanding Comodo's SSL Analyser error in some cases. If queried on smtp.tiscali.it:465,it returns the image below: However, if querying in OpenSSL: Or Digicert: It seems ...
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Asked to authenticated WebDav twice when connecting to HTTPS

I'm having the problem of double authentification on my Apache server like he has: Properly Force SSL with .htaccess But I want to do this via the conf files. He says he knows how to do it via conf ...
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How can I force Blogger's 'search widget' to use HTTPS?

I've just set up CloudFlare for my website, so that I can run HTTPS (yes, I know it's not encrypted end-to-end... this is fine). All the images, script resources, etc. are now linked using protocol-...
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Getting a “Potentially unsafe content” error on my WordPress site in MS Edge Browser

Some users have reported this error generated by Windows Defender SmartScreen in the MS Edge browser. No problems in the other browsers. Here's a screenshot of the error: It's been reported by ...
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When converting a WordPress site from HTTP to HTTPS, do all hard-coded HTTP references need to be updated?

We have a Wordpress HTTP site which we wish to convert to HTTPS or SSL. Do we have to find all mentions of hard coded HTTP resources or can we simply do a 301 redirect in .htaccess, and how do we do ...
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Redirect to WWW with HTTPS optimization

I want to redirect all my website pages to https and www. In order to do that I'm using the rules below and it's working fine. # Rewrite to WWW with HTTPS RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off # First rewrite to ...
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htaccess 301 to redirect .com to .co.uk, http to https and non-www to www subdomain

I have example.co.uk and example.com domain names. The main website is example.co.uk. I have an SSL certificate on the domain example.co.uk. I want the .htaccess file to 301 redirect everything ...
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http2 and Alternate-Protocol, ngnix open src web server config

My goal is to know if my android app and my browser are talking to my web server on http2. Using open source nginx stable 1.12 on linux. Looking at the network or other tools of firefix (version 54) ...