Tag Archives: http

Can switching to HTTPS harm ranking?

Today’s question comes from Roelant in the Netherlands who wants to know if a website goes SSL, that’s like https, secure, entirely, can it harm ranking even if done right? No speed loss, http does 301 to https. Existing incoming links would still be http and it’s assumed that forwarding-links are valued less by Google… Read More »

Google Makes HTTPS a SEO Ranking Signal – Elite SEM Digital Marketing News

Hey Everyone I’m Tony and I’m Dan and we are SEO account managers based out of Elite’s New York City office and today we want to talk about HTTPS Google recently announced that it is adding HTTPS as a ranking factor for websites Dan would you like to tell us more about HTTPS? For sure,… Read More »

What Is SSL? And Why Do You Need It?

If you visited a website, and this warning appeared, would you continue shopping for that super-deluxe, veggie-pulverizing blender? Probably not. And you wouldn’t be the only one. 82% of your peers would also hit the close button. Consumers are demanding more protection from brands due to recent high-profile hacks and data breaches. But how do… Read More »

Google Search Console: What should I do with old 404 errors?

JOHN MUELLER: Today’s question comes from San Francisco. What should I do with 404s in Search Console that are from ancient versions of my site? So sites evolve over time, URLs change, you add redirect, redirects get dropped over the years. Sometimes URLs are just no longer needed. These URLs end up returning 404, so… Read More »