Saturday, August 4, 2012

Disable Mixed Content Warning In Internet Explorer

Author: Gagan Masoun
How To Disable Mixed Content Warning In Internet ExplorerWhen you open a secure website inside Internet Explorer 8 (which starts with https like the Yahoo,Gmail web site or even, you might see a security warning dialog that says – “This webpage contains content that will not be delivered using a secure HTTPS connection, which could compromise the security of the entire webpage.”

This is so irriating because IE won’t remember your option and the warning message will appear every time you visit that website. I explain the meaning that the secure (https) web page that you want to open contains photos and other content that are hosted on a non-https locations. Its is called mixed content.I will help you to disable this option, then you can open websites and web pages easily without seeing any message.

How To Disable Mixed Content Warning In Internet Explorer

Disable “Mixed Content” Warnings In Internet Explorer

Here is the proper guide to disable this security warning forever, Go to Tools -> Internet Options and select the Security tab. Make sure the “Internet” zone is selected and then click the “Custom Level” button. Scroll-down the list of options and set the “Display mixed content” setting from “Prompt” to “Enable.”

The following screencast explains the whole problem and the related solution in detail. The mixed content issue can only be fixed by the web developer, you are only suppressing the warning in the IE browser.

Security Tab (Internet Explorer)

Display Mixed Content Setting (Internet Explorer 8)
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