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Images not displayed in posts
« on: November 01, 2020, 15:49:02 »
Since several people are coming across this issue on several threads, I decided to put this here (copied from the PROCESS)


Apparently there was a recent Chrome update that "upgraded" unsecure urls (starting with http) to secure (with https) - that happens to me if I access The PROCESS on Chrome. By replacing all images to load from https, it breaks it, because I don't have a certificate for playkingdoms. So, while http://www.playkingdoms.com/temp/avatars/tahrapk.jpg  is perfectly fine, https://www.playkingdoms.com/temp/avatars/tahrapk.jpg  is obviously wrong (since there really isn't a certificate).


Found a workaround here: https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=000355099&language=en_US&mode=1&type=1

Click on the icon next to the url in the address bar
Click on Site settings - there is a long list of options
On the "Insecure content"  - choose "Allow"

I don't THINK this is a problem for playmofriends in general, unless the site is hacked... I don't recommend doing this with banking sites, ebay, paypal and such. Please also keep in mind I am not a security expert.


If that workaround stops working, and if that is the problem (and I think it is), I don't see it fixed in the near future, at least as far as I am concerned -  it is not in my plans to pay for a certificate (the site is purely a fan site, I make no money at all from it, there are no transactions or anything, and frankly, it costs me enough as it it :( )

You can also try to use another browser, to see if it works (I usually use Firefox, and didn't see that YET - but it may be coming, I think.)

Considering google thinks it's a great idea NOT to display even an error messages, I doubt this issue will go away by itself.

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Re: Images not displayed in posts
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2020, 20:48:57 »
I've tried this and it still doesn't load images on PF. :(
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Re: Images not displayed in posts
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2020, 20:54:42 »
I've tried this and it still doesn't load images on PF. :(

Odd - I managed to make it work when I looked into it...  :(
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Re: Images not displayed in posts
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2020, 00:27:15 »
Worked for me, thanks for finding that solution Tahra!

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Re: Images not displayed in posts
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2020, 02:05:07 »
Ah I got it to work!  :woohoo: I thought I was supposed to go to e.g. playmokingdoms and allow insecure content FROM that site; NO. It's playmofriends.com that needs the permission changed!  :!:
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Re: Images not displayed in posts
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2020, 09:47:29 »
Worked for me, thanks for finding that solution Tahra!

Ah I got it to work!  :woohoo: I thought I was supposed to go to e.g. playmokingdoms and allow insecure content FROM that site; NO. It's playmofriends.com that needs the permission changed!  :!:

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playkingdoms, btw...  :-[
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Re: Images not displayed in posts
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2020, 14:03:28 »
Thanks again, tahra, for walking me through this recently!   :love:
I'm glad you posted this here for other folks who are as "technically challenged" as I am.   ;)
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Re: Images not displayed in posts
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2020, 18:47:01 »
Thanks again, tahra, for walking me through this recently!   :love:
I'm glad you posted this here for other folks who are as "technically challenged" as I am.   ;)

Thank YOU, for the heads up. I had not realized, since I don't usually use Chrome, except for work.
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