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Offline shuban

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Moving over to https
« on: January 09, 2017, 11:47:16 pm »
Got a scary message from Google Webmasters saying that they will place a notice on every page where a login is found.

Does this mean all SMF forums will need to be in https since SMF by default contains a login form in the index?

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Re: Moving over to https
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2017, 08:12:04 am »
I hope not. Can you post the message.
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Re: Moving over to https
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2017, 06:25:40 pm »
Sure, here it is

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Re: Moving over to https
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2017, 06:35:49 pm »
That's awful.
I might have to look into selling SSL certs now.

A lot of adnetworks don't support SSL and generally I see less clicks on SSL sites.
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Re: Moving over to https
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2017, 06:53:18 pm »
This is what happens when we allow major companies to control how the internet is run, they make decisions like these that always have webmasters spending and jumping through hoops

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Re: Moving over to https
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2017, 07:00:22 pm »
yeah harder for new webmasters to enter. I have about 15 ssl sites
I always buy 3 year certs so i don't have to release them so often.
It sucks cause unlike domains you manually you have install them on your sites.


Also SSL is normally setup wrong by most people. I go by https://www.ssllabs.com/ then checks SSL and go for A grade.
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Re: Moving over to https
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2017, 05:01:50 pm »
It's good that we have a free alternative if we're tight on the budget. I personally installed Let's Encrypt on few of my websites and it's working fine. It also can be setup to auto-renew the cert so you'll not have to remember avery three months to renew the certs.

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Re: Moving over to https
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2017, 05:03:52 pm »
I am working a solution right now for all my sites does something a little different.
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Re: Moving over to https
« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2017, 05:22:13 pm »
Prepare for some hardache, it took me 2 weeks to make all the necessary changes

 

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