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ritchiem
02-12-2008, 05:08 PM
I just installed a SSL certificate on The Lawn Blog...it is in testing...can you guys visit the site and let me know if it all seems to be working. the 'http' in your URL bar should read 'https' now.

justin_time
02-12-2008, 05:23 PM
Nice... Do you run your site from your own server ? I'm testing your site right now

justin_time
02-12-2008, 05:25 PM
No luck yet.. still http

Steve
02-12-2008, 05:46 PM
Hi Richard,

Can you tell us a little about what that is and how it helps you?

ritchiem
02-13-2008, 01:10 PM
Technical meaning...

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral. SSL is an industry standard and is used by millions of websites in the protection of their online transactions with their customers.

So what it will do for me is...provide me with a SSL certificate and provide my visitors with one. I can access the data and make changes to it and my visitors can read it...in short.

justin_time
02-13-2008, 01:33 PM
SSL is mostly used for websites that have shopping carts/online shopping... it's use to protect the data when you enter your credit card number when your purchasing items. You will notice in your address bar when your in Secure more when your address changes from http:// to https:// and the little lock is on. This means it's secure and the data is encrypted into computer language that is decrypted at the other end

ritchiem
02-13-2008, 01:36 PM
bang on http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/rock.gif

Steve
02-13-2008, 03:31 PM
Richard are you going to host lawn care website on your server? Are you going to sell things through your server?

Can you give some ideas as to the direction?

I bet a lot of the readers could use your services.