[thelist] shopping cart - secure or not

Bob Meetin ontheroad at frii.com
Wed Oct 25 12:40:53 CDT 2006

One more problem fixed - PayPal is now working.  When I transferred the 
site I'd renamed the paypal certificate file, giving it a .txt 
extension.  Renaming it back to .pem and resaving the settings resolved 

All that remains is the pesky error message ( 
www.example.com/shop/returning_customer_error.gif  ) 
which seems to cause no ill effect, but can confuse the customer.  The 
popup says:

POPUP TITLE: Security Alert
CONTENT:  You are about to be redirected to a connection that is not 
secure. The information you are sending to the current site might be 
retransmitted to a nonsecure site.  Do you wish to continue?

Circumstances - If you have previously created an account, quit/restart 
the browser, visit the site and go to any page that will take you to the 
login page (login.php) requiring login and attempt to login as an 
existing customer, you get the message.  It seems erroneous in that both 
the login page and the next page are both secure, https.  I tried 
turning it off, but no success.

Any other suggestions?

> found the advanced setting in explorer and turned this off. The message 
> does not go away.  Bummer...
> Lee kowalkowski wrote:
>> It's not an error as such, just a warning, isn't there a checkbox to
>> turn it off in the dialog box?  If not, it can be turned off at the
>> bottom of advanced settings, "warn if changing between secure and not
>> secure mode".  I got so fed up of it, I turned it off a long time ago.
>>  If users don't turn this off, I would have thought they'd be pretty
>> used to it, it pops up everywhere.

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