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https: ERROR
« on: October 01, 2008, 11:52:13 am »
I am getting an error when I switch to the checkout error (https://)
I have spent days reading posts and trying to figure this out but I just can't seem to get it.

Firefox error "Although this page is encrypted, the information you have entered is to be sent over an unencrypted connection and could easily be read by a third party.
Are you sure you want to continue sending this information?"

IE6 error "This page contains both secure and nonsecure items. Do you want to display the nonsecure items"

What I am working with:
I am using a shared ssl certificate through netfirms.
Joomla 1.5.4 Production/Stable
VirtueMart 1.1.2 stable
Custom Template (this is my first template should there be something in the template to force everything to https) for payment

I linked my style sheet as https:// and now it seems to load ok but what am I missing. Is this something that will go away if I get a dedicated certificate?
I am lost and need some help
Big thanks to anyone that can help!!!


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Re: https: ERROR
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2008, 19:25:03 pm »
Should <base href="http:"> be https:? This is the only area of the code that shows http:. Everything else is https: or "href="folder/filename"

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">
<html xmlns="" xml:lang="en-gb" lang="en-gb" >
  <base href="" />
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
  <meta name="robots" content="index, follow" />