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Re: HTTPS: Please report any issues in this topic.
« Reply #15 on: August 06, 2019, 23:14:57 »
Andrea:

Galleries appear to have been fixed too!

Thank you!

(I feel a bit guilty in that I may have triggered all this extra work for you so I do send you my huge apologies for that.)

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« Reply #16 on: August 06, 2019, 23:43:53 »
Andrea, as always, thank you for your effort!

The address bar in my latest Firefox indicates that the pages contain unsecured contents: the black padlock icon does appear but with the exclamation mark.  A green padlock icon should appear on the secured website.
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« Reply #17 on: August 06, 2019, 23:50:56 »
Ann, no apologies necessary! There really was very little for me to do on my own. The HTTPS installation was handled by the server provider Site5. The Simple Machines Forum team provided a script to upgrade the forum software. It was only left to me to locate a few instances of http which were not accessed by that script. Once I found those the Icons and the Gallery were fixed.

There are only a few odds and ends left to clean up. For example, redirects. We want to "force" HTTPS in case old links to the site are still in use so we will force a permanent redirect to https://nikongear.net/revival.

The only slow down in this HTTPS conversion happened because Birna and I have both been traveling. So we had more downtime in the conversion process than would normally have been expected while one or the other of us arrived somewhere we could communicate about the "next step".

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« Reply #18 on: August 06, 2019, 23:54:58 »
P.S.  The gold padlock will remain for awhile until user uploaded images can be secured. But logins and any other access are now safe and secure.

Also, the permanent redirects take a few days to trickle through the DNS servers. Until then it is still possible to land on what appears to be an unsecured website if you use the URL http://www.nikongear.com, for example. But when you click on any link after such a landing, you get the secure page (except for the images, as mentioned.)

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« Reply #19 on: August 07, 2019, 00:01:18 »
All users might want to empty their browser caches. If you access an old cached page, you might still see some weird stuff until newer versions are cached.

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« Reply #20 on: August 07, 2019, 01:26:33 »
OK, I think I have the Green Padlock now. Hurray!!

There was a setting for the Nikongear Logo at the top of the page which was difficult to find in order to change the path from http to https. There's always one very elusive URL that holds things up !!!!

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« Reply #21 on: August 07, 2019, 05:41:30 »
Andrea:

Galleries appear to have been fixed too!

Thank you!

(I feel a bit guilty in that I may have triggered all this extra work for you so I do send you my huge apologies for that.)

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« Reply #22 on: August 07, 2019, 17:01:40 »
Nobody caused any extra work!! The forum software is rather extensive, so the switch to https could not happen all at one time. First the main forum was done, then the Gallery. And the modifications made to the forum in the "skins"/Themes are a third area -- where I'm still checking.

I did find something in a Theme this morning which needed a path repair (http --> https) which I'm currently trying to track down.


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« Reply #23 on: August 07, 2019, 18:40:12 »
Andrea, as always, thank you for your effort!

The address bar in my latest Firefox indicates that the pages contain unsecured contents: the black padlock icon does appear but with the exclamation mark.  A green padlock icon should appear on the secured website.
Yes, in my Firefox as well.  A part of the site is not secure.  Could be something very simple and tiny...

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« Reply #24 on: August 07, 2019, 19:15:11 »
Yes, in my Firefox as well.  A part of the site is not secure.  Could be something very simple and tiny...

I have, but don't normally use, Firefox. Being curious, I launched Firefox just now, using the new htpps address, and I also got the black padlock w/exclamation added.
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« Reply #25 on: August 07, 2019, 20:28:31 »
OK, I think I have the Green Padlock now. Hurray!!

There was a setting for the Nikongear Logo at the top of the page which was difficult to find in order to change the path from http to https. There's always one very elusive URL that holds things up !!!!

The Nikongear logo is still missing, at least on my Firefox.  I tried Edge as well, and the result was the same (padlock with exclamation mark).
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« Reply #26 on: August 07, 2019, 21:11:56 »
The Nikongear logo is still missing, at least on my Firefox.  I tried Edge as well, and the result was the same (padlock with exclamation mark).

No logo on Safari either, but I've not seen any other issues with it.
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« Reply #27 on: August 07, 2019, 23:29:20 »
The logo was there earlier today, in Safari, it is still on the iPad.

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« Reply #28 on: August 08, 2019, 00:16:19 »
The logo was there earlier today, in Safari, it is still on the iPad.

Bent, did you clear the cache?

I tried Firefox and Edge on my Win 10 machine (the latest versions) as well as Safari on iPad (the latest).

On Firefox and Safari, the Nikongear logo is replaced with the existing block style fonts.  On Edge, the "missing pict file" icon is shown.  Both Firefox and Edge indicates the webpages contains unsecured data.
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« Reply #29 on: August 08, 2019, 00:34:31 »
Bent, did you clear the cache?

I tried Firefox and Edge on my Win 10 machine (the latest versions) as well as Safari on iPad (the latest).

On Firefox and Safari, the Nikongear logo is replaced with the existing block style fonts.  On Edge, the "missing pict file" icon is shown.  Both Firefox and Edge indicates the webpages contains unsecured data.

The logo, using the new htpps address, appears in Safari on my iPad and my iPhone, neither of which I had not looked at earlier,  but not on my Mac.
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