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Impressions in analytics dropped after move to https

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Hello


I observed something strange in my google analytics account. About a month ago I moved my site from http to the secure https, and there was and is no problem. Traffic has even increased and so far all is good. I added a secound account for https on webmasters and googl has re-indexed 100% of my pages. Nevertheless there is one function inside google analytics which is acting strangely.


Acquisition  --> Search Engine Optimization  --> Queries  dropped from around 4000 - 5000 to zero within the last month, but actually this cannot be true as traffic and ranking are as always, or as mentioned above, even better.


Why this drop of 100% ? That data is really important to me, as I can see on which position my site ranks for what keywords. Did I miss to change something in google anayltics?

I did set Website's URL and Default URL in Property and View Settings to https

 
Thanks for your help

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Accepted by topic author Ivo B
March 2016

Re: Impressions in analytics dropped after move to https

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Hi :-)
If the site has been changed to https, Im assuming there is a server side 301 http redirect in place.
Is that correct?

Did you change the Website url in the Property Setting and View Settings pages to now be https?

Did you change the Webmaster linking at the bottom of the Property Settings page to now also reflect the https
site that is now in Search Console?
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Re: Impressions in analytics dropped after move to https

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Thanks a lot Browny V

Indeed I missed the following step: How to Link Your Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics Accounts
As in Webmasters I had to open the website again, this time with https, I than also need to link this account with google analytics. This was missing.

Thanks to your answer I figured out the missing piece....

Cheers

Re: Impressions in analytics dropped after move to https

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You're welcome Ivo B :-)
If you have further questions about Google Analytics, please post back

Cheers
Bronwyn :-)

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