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    Question should I use 301 redirect?


    Hi there,

    Just a quick question on 301 redirect rule please. I have changed my protocol from http to https without a single backlink
    built to old version/http. Should I then apply a 301 on new location given that I have linked it up to GSC after migration has ocurred?

    Thanks

    P.S. Really appreciate your help and feedback
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    You should redirect all traffic from http to https.


    Simple answer is Yes

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    Yes, just put the below code into your .htaccess file


    RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on RewriteRule ^.*$ https://%{SERVER_NAME}%{REQUEST_URI} [R,L]

    Cheers!!
    Last edited by Test-ok; Aug 7th, 2018 at 02:12 AM. Reason: Guessing that it what you wanted to change or edit.

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