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3:12 pm on Jan 13, 2018 (gmt 0)

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My results in GSC have dropped to nearly zero as if it's non-existent, however, I know I have a number of pages ranking on the 1st page. Also, my results in Google Analytics have been increasing and shows that 75% of my visits are coming organically. I love to use GSC daily. I just don't get it. Please help.

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[edited by: engine at 9:54 am (utc) on Jan 15, 2018]
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10:00 am on Jan 15, 2018 (gmt 0)

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GSC reports are famously buggy. Many Webmaster World members have seen their numbers drop radically, then recover after a few days.
5:52 pm on Jan 15, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Have you move from http to htttps?
It happened to my our my customers before. I had to registered my customer https site as a new site.
7:26 pm on Jan 15, 2018 (gmt 0)

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I need to check. I use a web hosting company called Placester for real estate. I have no control over code but can build out as many pages that I want. This technical stuff will need to be referred to them.
7:46 pm on Jan 17, 2018 (gmt 0)

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That is possible. It happened to me when bluehost upgraded shared hostings to https
8:24 pm on Jan 17, 2018 (gmt 0)

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I didn't realize it before but my site has moved to https with GSC showing http. Thanks for that!
9:10 pm on Jan 17, 2018 (gmt 0)

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You have to create separate GSC accounts for https and http. Yes, that means you will have four accounts for each site, since you also need to register with and without www.
 

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