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    Help Plz(http Vs https)


    I have a client website, some pages are indexed with http and other are with https, for few targeted keywords https pages are ranking in 2nd and 3rd pages, Now i want to know whether i should make effort to Canonicalize the url by Tag or permanent redirect, IF YES then should i prefer http OR https, will it affect the rankings.

    OR i should stay away with server and keep concentrate on building links?
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    Are the https pages identical in content to the http pages?
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    Originally Posted by EGOL
    Are the https pages identical in content to the http pages?
    Yes they are.
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    I can tell you what I would do if this was my site. You will need to decide for yourself based upon other information.

    If this was my site I would do a 301 redirect of https to http. However, why was the https showing? Is their some security, or transactional need?
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    You can always block the search engine spiders from indexing your https pages. There is probably no reason why someone should enter your site on a secured page.

    keeping both variations runs the risk of duplicate content penalties.
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