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Better HTTPS support for Stack Exchange sites [duplicate]

So it looks like Stack Exchange now supports HTTPS (to some extent). Which is awesome! But there are a few problems, the main one being that some content is delivered over the CDN, which is plain HTTP....
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Roadmap for HTTPS/SSL support [duplicate]

Every once in a while, someone comes to Meta to report a bug about something not working and it turns out that person is visiting one of the network sites over HTTPS/SSL. The problem has been growing ...
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Losing HTTPS from SO to Meta [duplicate]

Viewing stackoverflow.com HTTPS and clicking on a notification link for the meta site changes from HTTPS to HTTP. The sites should remain in whatever protocol the user is currently using when ...
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What is the meaning of Community response as revised and replaced? [duplicate]

Recently I got many responses from Community as shown in below image. It says action as revised and replaced http://stackoverflow.com/ with https://stackoverflow.com/ I know Community a background ...
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Chat not always HTTPS [duplicate]

Sometimes in the chat rooms, I see a warning icon instead of the normal green lock in Firefox. Looking through the "More Information" area, I see that the site is trying to load http://cdn.sstatic....
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Why do some sites redirect to HTTPS but not others? [duplicate]

More specifically, http://*meta.stackexchange.com/ redirects to https://*meta.stackexchange.com, but http://*stackexchange.com/ does not redirect to https://*stackexchange.com. It is the same with the ...
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What are “Community Wiki” posts?

Some questions and answers are marked Community Wiki and are owned by a community wiki user: (in fact, this very question is one of them) Why have Community Wiki posts? How do Community Wiki ...
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How does deleting work? What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? What are the criteria for deletion?

What circumstances can cause a question or answer to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? How can a post be deleted? When can't I delete my own post? Can I still see my post even after it's ...
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Stricter <kbd> usage rules

A while ago I created this Meta discussion based on a few people using <kbd> tags to link to their JSFiddle demos: Stricter <kbd> formatting; disallow JSFiddle links and other non-kbd ...
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Stack Exchange Privacy Policy Update

As you all know, once in a while we have to update our Privacy Policy. Now is one of those times. Here's what's different with today's update: Safe Harbor has been replaced by the EU-US Privacy ...
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Can't login with Stack Exchange OpenID when HTTPS-Everywhere plugin is active - apparent protocol mismatch

I can't seem to log in with my Stack Exchange OpenID. When I try, I get the error message: Unable to log in with your OpenID provider: The openid.return_to parameter (https://unix....
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All internal links on Stack Exchange sites should be protocol-relative

In preparation for the eventual deployment of full HTTPS support on Stack Exchange, and also to make the currently available "alpha" HTTPS support more usable, all links from Stack Exchange sites to ...
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The Stack Exchange API v2.2 is down / unstable

I opened the Android app and was met by the "Loading stack exchange sites" splash screen. The spinner froze, then a black screen appeared, then the entire app froze. I tried a few more times and was ...
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Announcer badge spike

There has been a recent spike in the number of Announcer badges being awarded on TeX.SE. A query on SEDE highlights this: The last four months saw the occasional awarding of more than one-a-day, with ...
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Will [meta.X.se] magic links stop working in favor of [X.meta.se]?

When I'm here, on Meta.se, I often guide people to specific child metas using the magic link syntax [meta.foo.se]. For example, in this comment, I typed [meta.math.se] and it automagically expanded ...

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