|How-to||– 4 min read –||October 2, 2019|
How to set redirect 301 from HTTP to HTTPS site version
When is redirecting from http to https necessary?
To improve indexing and prevent errors, it is recommended to check for having redirect on all pages. Two identical URL with http and https can be recognized as duplicates, and the weight will not be transferred. The page weight will decrease because of interlinking to https version. Ideally, all pages should forward a user from http to https automatically.
By interlinking in the text, the links also should forward to updated pages. None of the links can forward to the addresses with http version. To detect incorrectly set redirects and interlinking fragments, use Serpstat's audit or the same tools. This way, you can quickly and precisely define pages with an incorrectly set redirect.
How to set correctly redirect 301 from http to https?
If you installed a safety certificate yourself, it is necessary to add the command in the file .htaccess. It is located in the root folder of the site, which you can reach through the file manager or hosting management system.
The file location in the Plesk panel looks in the following way:
If all links with http forward to https without errors, the installing SSL certificate should be considered completed.
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