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  • #16
    They install the ssl cert. As far as I know its free installation if you purchase it through them.


    • #17
      Originally posted by 3DCuser View Post
      Did you install yourself? That's the reason for the ticket, for them to install.
      If you buy the SSL cert. from 3dCart they install it for free. After it is installed you change your store URL to have https:. Make sure you don't have any outside referenced images or other resources that are hosted on non https;. You can search online for https: or SSL scanners. There are free ones that will scan the URL you input plus all first level pages linked from that URL. It will tell you if there are non-secure items. Check your robots.txt and make sure there isn't anything that blocks indexing of your https: site.


      • #18
        Try this site

        Packaging and Shipping Supply Specialists


        • #19
          Ok I did the $99 rapidssl with no other options. How long now, and what to do?


          • #20
            Probably a week or so. After 3dCart confirms the SSL cert was installed. Follow these Instructions:


            • #21
              Well I got a 3d email right away, saying it was installed, which I guess is step 1 of the instructions. Do I now do step 2, or do I do what the 3d email said which is to logon to the admin panel and get the rapidssl logo and put it where I want?


              • #22
                Well it seems to have worked. The Robots and RobotsSSL files were a little different from the instructions but after resetting they were as described. And the WhyNoPadlock said "no mixed content" even though I have links to non-ssl sites.