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Post by sisterval Thu 16 Apr 2020 - 19:56

Please could someone advise me from changing from HTTP to HTTPS in my Admin panel. There is a message in the Admin panel and to click on the button to change it. Is it complicated to do? I am 75 years old and very reluctant to try pressing anything as I am not technically minded. Your help would be very much appreciated, thank you.
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Post by skouliki Thu 16 Apr 2020 - 20:16

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Post by sisterval Thu 16 Apr 2020 - 20:45

Sorry to say that is totally confusing for me...... I don't understand these things I am 75 years old.. Thank you for your reply though.
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Post by brandon_g Thu 16 Apr 2020 - 21:13

Hello,

If you press the button, it will do all the work for you. The most you will have to do is change any links or images that are not Forumotion or Servimg to https. That is all you will have to do, our system will take care of the rest Wink.

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Post by skouliki Thu 16 Apr 2020 - 21:52

You need to look for those links in your css sheet, templates and javascript codes
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Post by sisterval Fri 17 Apr 2020 - 9:24

Thank you Brandon and also skouliki, I very much appreciate your advice. What will happen if I don't remove those links please?
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Post by skouliki Fri 17 Apr 2020 - 9:45

your forum will generate errors
the images that are upload with serving our hosting service will automatically change, you need to change manually links that are from other sources
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Post by SLGray Fri 17 Apr 2020 - 19:16

You will get an unsecure icon in your browsers.  Everything on a page has to have secure (https) links.


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Post by sisterval Fri 17 Apr 2020 - 21:18

Thank you for your answers but I am more than confused now and really don't know what to do? I'm pathetic I know, sorry.
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Post by tikky Fri 17 Apr 2020 - 22:00

Hey @sisterval,

sisterval wrote:Thank you for your answers but I am more than confused now and really don't know what to do? I'm pathetic I know, sorry.

Welcome to Support Forumotion! After installation the SSL certificate your forum will only allow links from secure websites (
Code:
https://
) so you will have to use our platform Servimg, for example, to host images (or on a secure website) to ensure that the images is load!


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Post by The Godfather Mon 20 Apr 2020 - 9:22

Hello @sisterval

I would browse your website in order to make quick checks. But I didn't see the URL of your forum. Can you share it please?
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Post by sisterval Tue 21 Apr 2020 - 11:07

Thank you so much for helping me, I see that my forum is now updated to HTTPS, you have made an old lady very happy, thank you again, very much appreciated.
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Post by skouliki Tue 21 Apr 2020 - 12:14

Problem solved & topic archived.
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