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Adding SSL certificate
http to https
herb

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Msg#: 4651443 posted 4:50 pm on Mar 5, 2014 (gmt 0)

Need to add SSL to a site that is 5+ years old. It has about 40 K pages indexed in GOOG. I'm not sure what to expect from clicking on a indexed GOOG page that's HTTP and the page is now HTTPS.

 

LifeinAsia

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Msg#: 4651443 posted 5:00 pm on Mar 5, 2014 (gmt 0)

Do you really need to have all 40K pages HTTPS?

As HTTPS requires more processing (i.e., pages load slower), only use HTTPS for those pages that actually need it (CC processing, sensitive information, etc.).

aakk9999

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Msg#: 4651443 posted 5:08 pm on Mar 5, 2014 (gmt 0)

I agree with LifeinAsia.

We had a thread in Google SEO some time back discussing http/https issue, reading that thread may help:

Some help with https vs http
Jul 3, 2013
http://www.webmasterworld.com/google/4589848.htm [webmasterworld.com]

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