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Mixed Content from multiple servers fix

Posted on 2013-06-11
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I know this topic has been brought up here hundreds of times and I'm pretty sure I know the answer, but since it involves the purchase of a SSL cert, I thought I would verify my suspicision first.

I have a site that has a SSL cert attached to it.  I have another site without a SSL cert that serves images to the first site.  Consequentially, my users get the Mixed Content warning.  Since I control both sites, if I were to get a SSL cert for the second site for the images, would that eliminate the error?  My assumption is the warning would go away, but I would like the opinion of others that deal with it on a regular basis before I buy the 2nd cert.

A following question to the original, if my image server also serves up another website that does not require a SSL cert, is there any harm in attaching the cert even if most content won't use it?  I'm assuming not, but thought it better to ask first.
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You've answered your own question - it would eliimate the mixed content warning.
For the second part, just because you have a cert attached to the domain doesn't mean you have to use https from other sites, but doing so has no detrimental effect (except being marginally slower to serve the content)
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