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July 2024 roadmap blog post contains http (not https) links

Tl;dr - Could this blog post be updated to use https:// links for MSO/MSE in the final paragraph? Consider using the site names (not domain names) in the visible text, too (meta.stackexchange.com → ...
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Invalid certificate on sg-links.stackoverflow.email

Just received the weekly email from WebMasters, and the links are currently routing to an "Invalid Certificate" error: Your connection isn't private Attackers might be trying to steal your ...
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meta.*.stackexchange.com redirection does not work

In 2017, all child Meta sites moved from meta.*.stackexchange.com to *.meta.stackexchange.com. According to Network-wide HTTPS: It's time there is an automatic redirection: We've redirected all ...
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SSL missing in network's all sites page to Server Fault blog

If we go to https://stackexchange.com/sites#questions Server Fault has a link to its old blog, as shown in the screenshot: The link is missing SSL as can be seen in the code: <div class="lv-...
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Link to stackexchange.com is not HTTPS under the default "community-specific" close reason on per-site metas

There is a default close reason available on per-site metas under "Needs improvement → A community-specific reason" that has a link to stackexchange.com that is not HTTPS. For instance, on ...
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Expired SSL certificate? [duplicate]

I got an error when I visited meta.politics.stackexchange.com: meta.politics.stackexchange.com uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate is only valid for the following names: *.askubuntu....
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Make all links in 'Stack Gives Back 2022!' and 'Stack Gives Back 2023!' HTTPS

Two links in Stack Gives Back 2022! are HTTP, while their HTTPS equivalents work fine: Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) UNICEF In the spirit of Network-wide HTTPS: It's time, ...
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Should http links within the SE network be automatically converted to https?

I have noticed that occasionally some people still link to some other posts using http rather than https. Two random examples I have seen recently: Dependent multiple choice vs. dependent choice - ...
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Could the citation helper include DOI-links as https rather than http?

The citation helper usually includes some link in the citation. Specifically, it includes a link to zbMATH. And a link to a paper - quite often as DOI. However, the DOI-links are in the "old"...
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Change "http" to "https" in the tag-info imported for the default tags

On every per-site-meta, there are default tags1 which are automatically created when the site is created. At the same time, the tag-info for some of them is created - although there are a few bugs ...
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Harmonize display names for automatic URL rewrites

A couple of years ago, Stack Exchange switched to HTTPS-only and all internal links were rewritten by (non-bumping) edits by the Community user, like this one here. I just noticed that on Stack ...
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Change blog link in election text to HTTPS

The introductory text for elections contains the following paragraph with a link that's still HTTP: Community moderators are accorded the highest level of privilege on our community, and should ...
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Change the HTTP status blog links to HTTPS

In the "We are currently offline for maintenance" page, the status blog link is a HTTP one. Please change it to HTTPS. Also, in the header which is shown when the site is in read-only mode, ...
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Link to per-site meta in the sidebar/dropdown "Step 1: Draft your question" is not HTTPS and has the old format meta.*.stackexchange.com

Similar to: Link to parent site is not HTTPS in the sidebar/dropdown "Step 1: Draft your question" on any per-site Meta. When asking a question on some SE sites, such as Mathematics the ...
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Change to HTTPS links in the /users?tab=moderators page

In the /users?tab=moderators page of all SE sites (SO too), there is a link to the election page under each moderator's profile but the links are HTTP. Please change them to HTTPS. Reasons to post ...
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Link to parent site is not HTTPS in the sidebar/dropdown "Step 1: Draft your question" on any per-site Meta

When asking a question here on Meta SE, the sidebar titled "Step 1: Draft your question" (which appears as a dropdown menu on mobile in the responsive design) has the following text: Is ...
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Is Stack Exchange affected by the upcoming mass revocation of Let's Encrypt SSL certificates?

For a few years now, Stack Exchange has used Let's Encrypt as their SSL security certificate provider. Just today, a large number of security certificates issued by Let's Encrypt were found to have ...
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The chat image upload "from the web" is broken for sites that use the new R3 Let's Encrypt SSL certificate

Let's Encrypt expired their X3 root certificate and started issuing certificates with their R3 root certificate at the end of September. The image uploader in chat offers an option to provide an url ...
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TLS for meta.*.stackexchange.com, again

When Stack Exchange transitioned to HTTPS, meta.*.stackexchange.com subdomains were changed to *.meta.stackexchange.com subdomains. The old meta.* subdomains now redirect to the new *.meta subdomains. ...
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Links in Stack Exchange security website

I recently found this website: https://stackexchange.com/about/security I noticed this: I don't think that's how the link is supposed to be shown. Please fix it. Also, I noticed some HTTP links. ...
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Changing http to https and mobile links for Wikipedia

Many old posts with links to Wikipedia articles contain http rather than https links. As far as I can tell, it is better to have https link rather than http. (After all, internal links have been ...
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Certificate Error on Stack Overflow [duplicate]

Every time I open Stack Overflow this happens. But on my laptop it's working fine. This is just only on my PC.
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Invalid certificate on all SE sites

Sometime this morning my browsers started blocking all Stack Exchange sites with the following error: Your connection is not private Attackers might be trying to steal your information from workplace....
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The SSL certificate for the archived Stack Exchange Gaming Blog is invalid

I tried to visit the Stack Exchange Gaming Blog's archive today but was greeted by a classic SSL warning. Turns out, the certificate behind https://blog.gaming.stackexchange.com/ is invalid as it is ...
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Allow to translate http to https migration revision text

Is it possible to make string like this one in revision list: replaced http://ru.stackoverflow.com/ with https://ru.stackoverflow.com/ translatable via standard SE translation mechanism? I suppose ...
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Can the http://meta.stackexchange.com/ in the Community user’s network profile page be changed to https://…?

The network profile of the Community user, mentions http://meta.stackexchange.com/. Can this be changed to https://meta.stackexchange.com? On copying and browsing it is automatically redirected to ...
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Images section in editing help page contains only "http://" examples

In editing help page, in "Images" section there are few examples with the URL. All the URLs are with the http:// only. When tried those example in the editor we received the "All image ...
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Meta.*.stackexchange.com sitewise certificate issue [duplicate]

There is a bug where I see a privacy error on all meta.foo.stackexchange.com sites. For example, if I try to enter meta.retrocomputing.stackexchange.com into my browser, I get this warning: Can ...
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Incorrect certificate on hatdash.com / blog.gaming.stackexchange.com [duplicate]

It looks like hatdash.com was used during the 2011 Hat Dash. Both of these links use certificates that are invalid for their domains, making the site show as insecure.
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License links are not HTTPS in README files of Developer Surveys

I was having a look at the 2020 Stack Overflow Developer Survey Results and noticed that the license links in README_2020.txt are not HTTPS. The links seem to be the same in the previous surveys too. ...
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Certificate Expired on SEDE

It looks like the SSL certificate for data.stackexchange.com just expired. If you were in the middle of running queries you would be greeted with: Something unexpected went wrong while running ...
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Let's Encrypt certificate issue requiring urgent renewal

Stack Exchange's certificates are in need of renewal ASAP due to the Let's Encrypt CAA rechecking bug. They have sent out notification emails to affected users but I'm reporting this here just in case....
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Ubuntu manpages oneboxing has broken, insecure icon

Oneboxing from the Ubuntu man pages site appears to be using a broken, insecure icon: The broken link is http://manpages.ubuntu.com/favicon.ico. Not only is it attempting to load the icon ...
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TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 removal for Stack Exchange services

Update (2020-02-13): This change was completed last night on the Fastly side. Most of our endpoints now have TLS 1.0 and 1.1 disabled. We’ll be addressing our direct load balancers next. Update (2020-...
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Picture are not shown in all Stack Exchange sites [duplicate]

This is a screen shoot of SE I took from here. That's mine. But mine or others are the same, not working, no image is shown. That's makes it difficult for me to understand a topic. I have tried with ...
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StackExchange's OAuth login broken - identifying an HTTPS request as non-HTTPS

Recently (as in, the last few hours - however, it may have been broken for a few days), I've been unable to login via Stack Exchange for a third party application with Stack Exchange's OAuth support. ...
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HTTP -> HTTPS script didn't change everything [duplicate]

In 2017 the network decided to implement the HTTPS protocol, as was announced in Network-wide HTTPS: It's time. Although that post isn't completely marked as status-completed I think most, if not ...
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Chat makes old per-site meta links HTTPS and broken

I was looking at an old chatroom when I found a link from a feed that was from before per-site metas switched from meta.%.stackexchange.com to %.meta.stackexchange.com. This link, however, was changed ...
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URL link issue in data explorer tutorial page

There is an issue with a URL, in one of the Data Explorer tutorial pages. In the Tutorial -> Next Steps page, I can see the following description You can find some interesting queries in this list ...
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Firefox won't open Stack Exchange sites due to "TLS FEATURE MISSING" [duplicate]

I'm running Firefox Quantun, 67.0 (64 bit) on macOS Mojave and it won't load any of the Stack Exchange sites and instead shows a "Secure Connection Failed" page with error code: ...
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Stack Exchange sites currently do not work in Firefox due to broken OCSP stapling [duplicate]

As of a few minutes (hours?) ago, all SE sites except chat present a TLS error in Firefox: An error occurred during a connection to superuser.com. A required TLS feature is missing. Error code: ...
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Is anybody else having PKI problems connecting using Firefox 67.0?

I suddenly started getting the following error message when using Firefox to access Stack Exchange sites: An error occurred during a connection to math.stackexchange.com. A required TLS feature is ...
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Help Center pages contain non-HTTPS links

Pages within the help center have many non-HTTPS links on them. Many of the ones to questions seem to have been updated, but there are non-HTTPS links to the Stack Overflow blog on Don't Ask, links ...
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foo.com is sketchy; “How to Format” and help should use HTTPS links in examples

In the “How to Format” bar that shows when editing the body of a question or editing an answer, there is this example for how to format: <http://foo.com> [foo](http://foo.com) <a href="http:/...
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Community should add HTTPS to Chat links

Community changed all links to stackexchange.com and stackoverflow.com to HTTPS a while ago. However, it seems to have not done this to links to chat.stackexchange.com, as seen in this search, this ...
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Community user profile has a non-HTTPS link in the "About" section

I was recently reading about Community, when I noticed this ironic, very minor, problem in its profile: the link to an answer in the profile's "About" section is not HTTPS. However, Stack ...
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Banners of questions migrated from per-site metas prior to HTTPS changeover link to the origin site's old URL, resulting in certificate error

I was browsing through the question Favicon of Earth Science and Spanish are too similar (exactly the same in HNQ list) which got migrated from Earth Science Meta: As you see, the link points to ...
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Uploader in Chat doesn't use HTTPS

In the uploader in Chat, when putting an image on Stack Imgur from the web, it doesn't make the link it puts in the message use HTTPS. Here is an example of the uploader doing this. This should be ...
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Error message for HTTP image sometimes flows over into preview

When editing a post with an embedded HTTP image (example), you'll see an error message asking you to upload it to imgur or specify an HTTPS URL: However, the lack of a line break after the image in ...
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Got invalid certificate error trying to log in [closed]

I got an invalid certificate error for stackauth.com a few minutes ago when trying to log in to SuperUser via Google. I tried again (after taking a screenshot and blacking out the potentially ...
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