Category Archives: When Things Go Wrong

When things go wrong: SSL mixed content issues

insecure website message from browser Marina Reznor

Mixed content: yellow flags Last week we discussed a major website red flag, the SSL certificate failure (When things go wrong: SSL Certificates). I mentioned the mixed content issue in the broader context of converting to an HTTPS from an HTTP protocol, but let’s dive a bit deeper into mixed content. The first indication you […]

When things go wrong: SSL certificates

website domain name with SSL

Google had the best of intentions when it suggested (mandated) that all websites have a secure sockets layer (SSL) encryption between the web server (your host) and browsers. This has been a long time requirement for any web page (or better, website) processing confidential information, like credit card or PayPal transactions (called online payment processing). […]