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FAQs for all site moves with URL changes
Do I lose credit for links when I redirect to new URLs?
No, 301 or 302 redirects do not cause a loss in PageRank.
Migrating from HTTP to HTTPS
If you migrate your site from HTTP to HTTPS, Google treats this as a site move with a URL change
What is a site move?
2. Site move with URL changes
The page URLs change. For example:
The protocol changes — http://www.example.com to https://www.example.com
Every redirect doubles the time before content starts showing up.
You'll want to avoid redirects whenever you can
With HTTP to HTTPS, however, there isn't really a more sensible option.
Doesn't the use of a 302 imply that the switch to https is, or might be, only temporary?
Not my Apache
Any valid HTTP response status code may be specified, using the syntax [R=305], with a 302 status code being used by default if none is specified.
If no status argument is given, the redirect will be "temporary" (HTTP status 302).