Adding 4 urls in Google?


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Hello all,
Wonder if anyone can verify the correct way to do this: I have had our site ie: http://www .example.com in Google Webmasters tools and have it set has "Preferred Domain - being WWW" now that we have HTTPS I am confused in how many of url's our sites should be added. Is the recommended thing is to add (4) versions of your site ie:
http://example.com http://www.example.com https://example.com and https://www. example.com

If so do ALL of them than have to be redirected to the site you want to show? for us the http://www .example.com version?? or is this something that Google or who ever does automatically?? :/
Thank you for any advice you can give me.
Ray
Ray aka Kreations
Since 1994 Chocolate bar wrappers for all occasions.
https://www.kreationspecialties.com/index.htm
Since 1972 helping clients help "Discover Their Dream Vacation"
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Setup 301 redirects for all the links that don't point to your preferred url format. Google will see them as individual sites and you may be competing against yourself.
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Eric Rohloff wrote:
Setup 301 redirects for all the links that don't point to your preferred url format. Google will see them as individual sites and you may be competing against yourself.

Eric thanks again - Question: If my http non ssl was done first and Google has indexed 63 pages I don't touch it so as not to lose indexing? But I make the https://www. url as the Preferred format and as long as ALL links are https Google or Bing etc do know and even though u put in a non ssl url it will go to my ssl url site.....am I right?
Ray aka Kreations
Since 1994 Chocolate bar wrappers for all occasions.
https://www.kreationspecialties.com/index.htm
Since 1972 helping clients help "Discover Their Dream Vacation"
www.kstravelnj.com


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If you setup the 301 redirects google should update the indexes.
I can't hear what I'm looking at.
It's easy to overlook something you're not looking for.

Here's my S-Drive site with
examples of what can be accomplished in VSD.
http://progrower.coffeecup.com/
Here's my CoffeeCup SCCP Shop with examples of what can be done.
http://progrower.coffeecup.com/shop/
This is a site I built for my work.(RSD)
http://esmansgreenhouse.com
This is a site I built for use in my job.(HTML Editor)
https://pestlogbook.com
This is my personnel site used for testing and as an easy way to share photos.(RLM imported to RSD)
http://ericrohloff.com


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387 posts

Eric Rohloff wrote:
If you setup the 301 redirects google should update the indexes.


Once again Thank You Eric, I know u r busy and appreciate the time u take to help!! Okay will work on the 301 redirects to the https://www url as time permits
Ray aka Kreations
Since 1994 Chocolate bar wrappers for all occasions.
https://www.kreationspecialties.com/index.htm
Since 1972 helping clients help "Discover Their Dream Vacation"
www.kstravelnj.com

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