How Do You Build Links For A HTTPS Website That Is Being Redirected From HTTP?

By April

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In episode 105 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked about building links for SSL sites (https) redirected from http.

The exact question was:

If a site was originally http:// version with backlinks then redirected to a https:// version and built on the https:// version would it be better to still build ifttt seo links to the http:// version so you could kill the redirect if something happened or would you just build links to the https:// version

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