How to debug SSL?

June 16, 2014 at 11:57 am

Until quite recently, this blog post would have consisted of me explaining how you use Firebug to inspect each request to see if any URLs are being called without “https”. Luckily that’s no longer necessary, thanks to this very cool tool:

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i.e. This site: http://www.whynopadlock.com/

It allows you to enter the URL giving you problems, and breaks down exactly why the SSL isn’t doing what it should. Here’s an example:

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