How do I add https to Google Webmaster?

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Previously my web site submitted to Google Webmaster with Http: // WWW but now I have added the HTTPS to the website. Now Google Webmaster to add https: // WWW? My website is down day by day. What can i do now?
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  • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
    I have no clue what you are saying here. What do you mean your website is down because of Google?

    You simply go to Search Console and add the https version of your site, just like you did with the http one.
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  • Profile picture of the author pauloadaoag
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    Yeah you have to explain how your site is down per day. Is it completely unavailable or do you mean your organic visits are down?
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  • Profile picture of the author Janice Sperry
    First test and make sure you have added the right redirection code through your htaccess so any traffic to your old http will redirect to https.

    In the Google Search Console home page click "Add a Property" and add your new https domain. Even though it is your same domain Google will consider it a new and separate domain when you add the "s" so this is the only way to do it. After you have verified the property and it shows up in the Search Console submit your sitemaps. For a larger site a lot of your posts/pages will show up as indexed within a day or two. Other posts/pages may take longer but will eventually show up.

    You have to do the same thing for Google Analytics. Set the https up as a new and separate property.
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  • Profile picture of the author bangthetable
    So you have moved the domain from http to https. I think you haven't done the 301 redirection from http to https for all of your pages. This is the main reason for your traffic down. You simply submitted your domain on Google search console for both version http and https. There are lot of work you need to be do after moved the domain.

    *Redirect all of the pages from http to an entirely https domain
    *Create a sitemap for your http domain.
    *Set up the https domain and make it live.
    *Register and verify your http domain and https domain with Google Webmaster Tools.
    *Create a custom 404 page for http domain which suggests visiting https domain.
    *301 redirect your http domain to your https domain.
    *Fill out the Change of Address form in Google Webmaster Tools.
    *Create a new sitemap and submit it to the engines.
    *Monitor search engine results to make sure https domain is being properly indexed.
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    • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
      Originally Posted by bangthetable View Post

      So you have moved the domain from http to https. I think you haven't done the 301 redirection from http to https for all of your pages. This is the main reason for your traffic down. You simply submitted your domain on Google search console for both version http and https. There are lot of work you need to be do after moved the domain.

      *Redirect all of the pages from http to an entirely https domain
      *Create a sitemap for your http domain.
      *Set up the https domain and make it live.
      *Register and verify your http domain and https domain with Google Webmaster Tools.
      *Create a custom 404 page for http domain which suggests visiting https domain.
      *301 redirect your http domain to your https domain.
      *Fill out the Change of Address form in Google Webmaster Tools.
      *Create a new sitemap and submit it to the engines.
      *Monitor search engine results to make sure https domain is being properly indexed.
      ... you should probably add "make sure all of your images are https"; otherwise, they will result in unsecure page elements messages.

      Almost all sites see a temporary drop in ranking after moving to https. Sometimes the rankings resume in a couple of weeks; sometimes it takes a couple of months for Google to re-index everything.
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    • Profile picture of the author sksharma
      Follow the steps mentioned by bangthetable and dave, you get rid of this problem
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  • Profile picture of the author Sarataylor1
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    The same thing is with me but there is no way to change http to https or https to http you should delete your property from google search console then copy your new URL and add it to add new property.
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  • Profile picture of the author gainerp
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    It is very easy just add the website as you regularly update Just submit the separate website like Example Domain once and https://www.example.com
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