Https indexing is one of those mysteries that makes life more interesting SEO. While we know that it is possible to index it in most search engines, hardly anyone knows how to get it in the shortest possible time.
What is https?
The https is the secure version of the http protocol. The difference between one and the other is that the former transmits the encrypted data, and the second transmits unencrypted.
The system uses https based on Secure Socket Layers (SSL) encryption to send information.
The decoding of the information depends on the remote server and the browser used by the user.
It is mainly used by banks, online stores, and any service that requires sending personal data or passwords.
How does the https?
Contrary to what many people think, the https does not prevent access to information, only the encrypted when transmitted. Hence the content of a web page that uses the https protocol can be read by search engine spiders. What can not be read is the content that is sent from the website to your server, for example, the login and password for access to a private area of the website.
The standard port for this protocol is 443.
How do we know the https is actually indexed?
Google indexes https since early 2002 and gradually other search engines have adapted their technology to also index the https.
The last search engine to do so was MSN, he got it in June 2006.
If we look for "https: // www." Or inurl: https in major search engines, we find https pages indexed in them.
How can we index our https?
In principle, naturally we can index our https pages, but as this protocol transmits information much slower, spiders sometimes fail to download the pages in the time they have established and will not index it. This is the main problem that we can find. We will resolve trying to reduce the download time of these pages.
How can we accelerate the indexing of https
There are two techniques:
- Google Sitemap: Include our sitemap https pages (we refer to the google sitemap, sitemap to not to humans), and register it in google sitemaps.
- Guerrilla: Internet links spread all over to go to our https pages, and thus achieve the spiders that are indexing the pages where the links have also come into the https part of our site.
How can we make our https being indexed
It is not as easy as it looks. It does not serve to include in our robots.txt https pages. Each port requires its own robots.txt, so we create a robot.txt to our http pages and another for our https pages. In other words, we also have a page called
If you need help or de-index to index your pages https, please contact us. We will encatados to assist you.
Blog MSN about indexing - Article where they explain that MSN index starts https
Information about how Google not index https:
More information about Google Sitemaps:
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