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5:03 pm on Sep 21, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Hi,

I'm thinking about changing my main website to https, I haven't done yet because I passed other website included in Google news and it got out of google news.

Has anyone experience in changing to https a website in Google news and keep it in.

Thank you in advance.
9:25 pm on Sept 21, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Is there an urgent reason why you need to switch your site to https now instead of later?
10:18 pm on Sept 21, 2017 (gmt 0)

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If you are in Google News you really need to think about using AMP and AMP requires Https. So at this point it is like a band-aid pull it off quickly and get it over with, otherwise you are probably in for a slow and painful demise.
12:14 am on Sept 22, 2017 (gmt 0)

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So it's the risk of a "slow and painful demise" versus the risk of a sudden snuff-out
12:25 am on Sept 22, 2017 (gmt 0)

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I think that there are enough resources here (WW) and elsewhere to guide you through the conversion to Https, so there is no reason for it not go smoothly.
1:16 am on Sept 22, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Unwise to wait. HTTPS is now the standard. Those that wait until "later" will be competing for those prefered spots in each respective metric.


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10:10 am on Sept 22, 2017 (gmt 0)

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The question is about the risk of being dropped from Google News. Waiting as long as possible and enjoying the present success is a much better strategy
12:05 pm on Sept 22, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Yes Aristotle, that is my question... how to change to https without loosing Google news.

Iíve just changed other domain and Google got out it from Google news.

Has anyone a domain in Google news that has changed to https without get out of Google news? Hoy did it?
4:19 pm on Sept 22, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Keep in mind that starting in October 2017 Chrome will start warning users that "this site is insecure" for ANY page with a form field on a website without HTTPS.

That means if you have a search field in your template, every page will display an "insecure" warning to users. Considering it is Sept 22 I wouldn't wait much longer. If you have a good working knowledge of your websever, or access to someone who does, then this shouldn't result in any down time for you and isn't even really that hard.
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@chms - it's a pretty good bet that at some point soon, if you *don't* switch to HTTPS you won't stay in Google News.
9:14 am on Sept 23, 2017 (gmt 0)

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HTTPS change overs will result in some kind of change. Will it take you out of G news? That's an unknown and cannot be predicted.

Make your plans to change to https AT YOUR CHOICE AND TIME. Waiting a bit is possible, but as noted, the web is moving to HTTPS and eventually sites that collect personal info or engage in any kind of commerce (including advertising, ie, adsense) will have to be https.

Prepare for the change (ie, have enough dollars saved to get through a slump) when https is activated. Plan for a drop in income or exposure, and go from there. How steep or deep that change might be varies, some show very minor, others have suffered. Just PLAN FOR IT.

And do it SOONER rather than later. The "elder" HTTPS sites will have more time and grade in the serps than any that switch over at a later time. THIS IS A SITE MOVE as well as a protocol change as far as G is concerned, so move it, when appropriate for your site/business.
1:50 pm on Sept 23, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Iíve just changed other domain and Google got out it from Google news.

You've already been badly harmed once, when you changed another site to https and it was immediately removed from Google News.

Obviously there's a good chance that the same thing will happen again if you switch your main site to https. Your best choice is to avoid this risk and enjoy your current success as long as possible.

Also, by waiting to make the switch to https, you will give google time to solve the problem that caused your other site to be dropped from Google News. So this is another advantage of waiting.
5:57 pm on Sept 23, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Yes, I'm delaying the change to the maximum extent to see if Google automates the change to https of a site that is in Google news.
 

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