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Wendy Smith

6 Days Ago

Custom Domain Name & Ssl Certificate

I have read through some of the discussion items/comments about the custom domain name and lack of SSL on the individual site since I redirected my custom domain and access is currently being blocked using FireFox and others due to lack of SSL. I am confused to say the least. Question: Can I buy an SSL for my own domain (that isn't hosted currently, just want to use my own name)? But they said I would have to put code onto the host site - I assume I can't add the needed code to AWS? Or can I find cheap hosting for my domain name to which I could apply the SSL info? Or does that not solve the issue. I could forward instead of re-direct but it isn't clear that I could link individual photos on various social media sites, right?

I have read that there is a workaround with CloudFlare but they have a pretty bad rap for allowing artist piracy, so not feeling that.

Insert small picture with my brains blown out.....

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Abbie Shores

6 Days Ago

no you cannot use your own SSL certificate

Unfortunately we cannot make your domain secure. Pixels is secure.

However, using my personal tutorial will show a way to make things secure for you https://ourartsmagazine.com/ssl-domains-on-pixels-com

If you follow the directions there one line at a time it will create a secure site for you

You can get more help here https://pixels.com/showmessages.php?messageid=4635623

Cloudflare have nothing to do with images on this site

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Wendy Smith

6 Days Ago

Okay, thanks for the quick reply.

 

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