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Personal website now runs over https. Cheap SSL certificate from ClickSSL.

I wrote a personal single page web application and decided to setup an SSL certificate and run it over https, not http.  I setup the web server and iptables to listen to port 443. But when I accessed my application using https, I got a bright red screen warning me of security certificate issues for the web site.

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I guess I don’t really need to get a certificate.  All I have to do is click “proceed anyway” and everything would still work. My app would be running over the Internet encrypted.  I didn’t like the user experience; I wanted to be able to use my app from any browser, securely.  So I decided to research registering my URL for an SSL certificate. Continue reading