[thelist] eCommerce / Secure Cert / domain path question

Brian White - WebHostingSolutions.com bwhite at webhostingsolutions.com
Sat Jul 17 12:52:57 CDT 2010

>A client has website abc; wishes to add abc/some_other_service and 
>perhaps abc/some_otherservice2
>The subservices will operate, appear to operate independently. 
>Because it's all living under the shadow of www.abc.com will the 
>secure certificate implemented for www.abc.com work with the 
>subservices?  Assume that the subservices will have a different 
>look/feel, but any dollars generated end up in the same pockets.
>Bob Meetin
>dotted i
>303-926-0167 (home/business)

If the secure certificate was purchased for abc.com, then yes, 
anything under/trailing abc.com can be secure, as long as the links 
begin with https and of course include abc.com as the qualified 
domain in the URL.


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