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DW is secure site

Post by DNS » Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:09 pm

DW is now verified a secure site and has the https protocol. As of Jan. 2017 browsers have been notifying users that http sites are not fully secure; so we upgraded our domain to the verified-secure https. No site is one hundred percent guaranteed from hacking, but the https adds another level of protection against our passwords and private information from being hacked.

You can see the lock figure in the browser (depending on your browser) to the right or left of the browser bar. You might still see the 'not secure' designation on some pages and that is due to some members posting images from insecure sites. Otherwise, our passwords and information is much more secure now.

Thanks to Bhikkhu Samahita and SDC from DhammaWheel for bringing this to my attention about the new designations.

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Post by Ayu » Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:49 pm

Thank you. :smile:
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Post by Grigoris » Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:27 pm

Thanks Dave!
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Re: DW is secure site

Post by DNS » Fri Feb 24, 2017 2:13 am

Unfortunately, the existing "video" code does not function now that we have moved to https.

To get videos to work, we must now enter the URL directly...

Code: Select all

Correct: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCc9A4jFI54
Incorrect: [video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCc9A4jFI54[/video]
We'll see about changing the video code, otherwise we'll be stuck with manually editing all posts with videos to the new format so that the videos will show. I started editing some posts already so that the videos will show.

EDIT:
Never mind, we figured a way to change the code, videos should be back showing up in a few minutes.

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Re: DW is secure site

Post by DNS » Fri May 12, 2017 8:35 pm

DW and associated sites were offline for a few hours. There is a glitch with the security certificate that causes the site to go down occasionally, so we disabled the certificate for now until we get it fixed. You can still post in the interim, you just might get some warnings that the "site is not secure" but you can still post as the risk is very minimal. To this date most websites do not have the security certificate, including most forums.

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Re: DW is secure site

Post by DNS » Fri May 12, 2017 10:36 pm

All fixed!

Until the next glitch.

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Re: DW is secure site

Post by conebeckham » Fri May 12, 2017 10:46 pm

:twothumbsup:

Thanks, David.
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Re: DW is secure site

Post by boda » Fri May 12, 2017 11:21 pm

Thanks, I feel safe now... well, sorta.

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