So, you know visitors want your site to be secure, you know Google provides a small ranking boost for sites that have SSL, but how to you migrate without affecting your SEO?

PageTraffic share their guide to switching to HTTPS in this infographic.

Here’s a quick summary:

  • Get a security certificate
  • Update every HTTP reference to HTTPS
  • Update external links and redirects
  • Make sure your site loads HTTPS by default
  • Activate HSTS
  • Activate OCSP
  • Use HTTP/2
  • Update required settings
  • Update Google Search Console
  • Update Google Analytics
  • Scan your site for unsecure content

Check out the infographic for more detail.