QuoteThe problem then still is that you will have Duplicate content in the Google Index as all of your old URLs are still in the index and are not redirected to the new ones so you will probably need a huge .htaccess file to redirect all the old URL to the new https URLs....
Normaly all request to http
are automaticaly redireted to https
, as you see here (Service by my Hosting) ..
Any Request to http://portamx.com
is redireced https://www.portamx.com
But that you can make very simple with a .htacces if you hoster not do that ..
And Google .. simple create a new search accout on the search console ..
I do the same and how pages google indexed is for me not a big interesset .. wenn I search for older topics here, Google have ist.
This Forum is a HOBBY for me .. not more not less
Second .. we use no sitemap
And we don't create one.
Thirt .. the template that we develope is the default theme.
And anyone they have (many) time to modify the templates, can do that .. but we give no support for any modification.
The templates are very complicated, many things must check and all must work on Desktop and ANY mobile device.
We tested out templates .. low iphone4 .. middle 7inch tablet .. big portables width touchscreen.
And on ALL these devices the theme must correct work, also on the Portal pages (very complexe structures)
So it's very difficult, to make a new theme or change the default theme.