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(Entry was posted by Edwin Jonk on this post in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Tuesday, September 30, 2014).

Switching to HTTPS Will Not Increase Your Search Rankings

" I wouldn’t expect any visible change when you move from http to https, just from that change, just from SEO reasons "

 
After all the scrambling SEOs did to get their site secure following Google`s ranking boost for HTTPS announcement, turns out that it really doesn`t increase your search rankings at all, according to Google`s John Mueller.?
After webmasters were scrambling to make their sites secure with Google’s announcement that using https would give those sites a ranking boost, John Mueller states that using https will not visibly increase your rankings. In a Google Webmaster Help Office Hours, the question about https as a ranking boost came up. I wouldn’t expect any …
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  • Edwin Jonk: " I wouldn’t expect any visible change when you move from http to https, just from that change, just from SEO reasons "
  • Jennifer Slegg: After all the scrambling SEOs did to get their site secure following Google's ranking boost for HTTPS announcement, turns out that it really doesn't increase your search rankings at all, according to Google's +John Mueller.
  • Edwin Jonk: From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 01:15:28 into the YouTube video: https://dumbseoquestions.com/q/switching_to_https_will_not_increase_your_search_rankings +Edwin Jonk

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