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Links from HTTPS to HTTP

Pages with internal links to a different protocol than the page (HTTPS page containing HTTP links, or vice versa).

Priority: Low

Impact: Negative

What issues it may cause

If the website is served on a single preferred protocol, then search engines will crawl URLs on the alternative protocol. Even if they redirect back to the preferred protocol, this will result in some wasted crawl budget.

How do you fix it

Update the links to use a consistent protocol, preferably HTTPS.

What is the positive impact

Crawl budget spent on the non-preferred protocol may be reduced, allowing crawl budget to be used on more important pages, or save on server costs.

How to fetch the data for this report template

You will need to run a crawl for report template to generate report. When report has been generated and you have crawl id you can fetch data for the report using the following query:

query GetReportForCrawl($crawlId: ObjectID!, $reportTemplateCode: String!) {
getCrawl(id: $crawlId) {
reportsByCode(
input: {
reportTypeCodes: Basic
reportTemplateCodes: [$reportTemplateCode]
}
) {
rows {
nodes {
... on CrawlLinks {
urlToTitle
urlTo
urlFromTitle
urlFrom
urlFromDeeprank
urlToDeeprank
urlFromHttps
urlToHttps
linkType
attrRel
attrType
hreflang
}
}
}
}
}
}

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