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Answers in Search Engine Optimization | By Some Guy

Published 6 months agoSun, 14 Apr 2019 00:52:35 -0700

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Title. Anyone else who makes this thread will be shot on sight, becuase this is the definitive fucking thread. GTFO.

Download more RAM. 🐏 ⨉ 0 Posted by Some Guy 6 months ago 🕓 Posted at 14 April, 2019 00:52 AM PDT

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A few years ago, the standard answer was "no, and any claims that HTTPS has a non-trivial impact on SEO is Google ei. al. using carefully phrased language to imply that it does for the purpose of getting more people to use HTTPS." It's possible that they're tryharding-er now; not sure. Either way, there are a number of large sites that don't use HTTPS and that are successful. Either way, you should probably install a free SSL cert, since they're free and unless you have a specific compelling reason for your use case, which you probably don't, then the improvements to conversion rate are worth it regardless of whether they have an impact on SEO.

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• [2019-04-16 2:39 PDT] August R. Garcia (6 months ago)
🕓 Posted at 16 April, 2019 02:39 AM PDT

Sir, I can do you a nice SEO.

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Google officially announced that switching your website over to HTTPS will give you a minor ranking boost.

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Posted by Nicksonjohn 3 months ago 🕓 Posted at 27 June, 2019 01:50 AM PDT
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Even if Google ignored HTTPS as a signal, you're an idiot for not running it for a whole bunch of reasons:

  • not secure browser warnings
  • regular people recognise it as a trust signal
  • it's free

Fuck Google and this SEO shit... That stuffs all more important.

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Posted by Hash Brown 3 months ago 🕓 Posted at 27 June, 2019 03:41 AM PDT


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