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[Solved] Some email notifications give my http link instead of https link.

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[Solved] Some email notifications give my http link instead of https link.

#1 Post by Raymzap » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:26 pm

Hi.

Most email notification give me a https link but some of the email notifications that I get give me a http link instead of https link. I've got a cookie white-list setup in Firefox and when I click on the http link in the email - it does not login me in. I can cut the url and paste back in, adding the s to the end of http but this is tedious.

Why aren't all email notifications giving https links?
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Re: Some email notifications give my http link instead of https link.

#2 Post by richb » Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:11 pm

Not sure We switched to https some time ago and the address links should be preceded as such. I have subscribed to those two threads to test what I will get. Perhaps you can post a test to each so I can see the result in my inbox.
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Re: Some email notifications give my http link instead of https link.

#3 Post by Raymzap » Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:35 pm

richb wrote:Not sure We switched to https some time ago and the address links should be preceded as such. I have subscribed to those two threads to test what I will get. Perhaps you can post a test to each so I can see the result in my inbox.
Hi Rich. Thanks. Those 2 threads are fairly active so both should get new posts soon. Perhaps notifications for old threads did not get updated to https?
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Re: Some email notifications give my http link instead of https link.

#4 Post by richb » Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:11 pm

That is certainly possible. I checked some threads back to 2011 and they show as https. And both those threads, as you indicated, are new and show as https both in Google Chrome and Firefox. Any one else have any ideas?
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Re: Some email notifications give my http link instead of https link.

#5 Post by asqwerth » Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:53 pm

Raymzap wrote:
richb wrote:Not sure We switched to https some time ago and the address links should be preceded as such. I have subscribed to those two threads to test what I will get. Perhaps you can post a test to each so I can see the result in my inbox.
Hi Rich. Thanks. Those 2 threads are fairly active so both should get new posts soon. Perhaps notifications for old threads did not get updated to https?
I seem to recall some forum discussion on this some time ago, and I think it might depend on the post reply you are being notified of. If that poster replied via http, your notification link is http as well.
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Re: Some email notifications give my http link instead of https link.

#6 Post by Raymzap » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:20 pm

asqwerth wrote:
I seem to recall some forum discussion on this some time ago, and I think it might depend on the post reply you are being notified of. If that poster replied via http, your notification link is http as well.
That sounds very plausible.
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Re: Some email notifications give my http link instead of https link.

#7 Post by richb » Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:11 pm

asqwerth wrote:

I seem to recall some forum discussion on this some time ago, and I think it might depend on the post reply you are being notified of. If that poster replied via http, your notification link is http as well.
All the emails notifying me about posts to those two threads are https. I think Asqwerth's response is most likely the answer.
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Re: Some email notifications give my http link instead of https link.

#8 Post by Raymzap » Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:20 am

richb wrote:
asqwerth wrote:

I seem to recall some forum discussion on this some time ago, and I think it might depend on the post reply you are being notified of. If that poster replied via http, your notification link is http as well.
All the emails notifying me about posts to those two threads are https. I think Asqwerth's response is most likely the answer.
Agreed. :happy:
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