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Google Analytics code & "This page contains both secure and non secure items" issue

Many time we face this issue that our HTTPS websites shows alert message "This page contains both secure and non secure items".

To resolve the second issue find any reference to non secure resource. In most of the case you probablly have a http link to any image. Best way to find any HTTP link to image any JavaScript/CSS file is to view source and search for HTTP://.

One of the reason is Google Analytics code. If you using Google Analytics code in your website for website statistics then replace that code with the new code from Google Analytics.

The biggest difference between the old code and the new code is that in new code they have removed any direct reference to HTTP or HTTPS but using based it on whether the page is HTTP or HTTPS.

The request filtering module is configured to deny a request that contains a double escape sequence.

HTTP Error 404.11 - Not Found
The request filtering module is configured to deny a request that contains a double escape sequence.

The request contained a double escape sequence and request filtering is configured on the Web server to deny double escape sequences.

Details of the issue is available at:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942076/

Resolution summary: Would suggest to read the complete article but just for quick reference I am typing the resolution here.

%windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd set config "Default Web Site" -section:system.webServer/security/requestfiltering - allowDoubleEscaping="true"

Or change manually by opening the following file
%windir%\System32\inetsrv\config\applicationHost.config file in notepade. (remember to open notepade with administrator privilege.

and change following value.

Enabling SSL in Dotnetnuke and excluding few files from SSL Enforced process

We are using Dotnetnuke version 4.5.5 and implemented SSL effectively. We initially faced few issues which we resolved. I hope our learning will help others as well.

Our requirement was to use SSL on only pages that need to be secure and not on other pages. Also we do not want to see any alert message "This page contains both secure and non secure items".

To resolve the second issue we had to find any reference to non secure resource. In most of the case you probablly have a http link to any image. Best wat to find any HTTP link to image any JavaScript/CSS file is to view source and search for HTTP://. In our case the issue was due to Google Analytics code. This can be easily resolve by using the new code from Google Analytics.

Following are the steps you can follow to avoid all the issues:
1. Install SSL certificate
2. Login to portal using administrator or Host (super user) account.
3. Open Admin->Site Settings page.
4. Go to Advance settings-> SSL settings.
5. Check the &qu…

Taj Mahal, Black Taj Mahal and 360 panorama

Now sure how many people aware of Google Sightseeing website. I found it interesting e.g. this page give information on black Taj Mahal at http://googlesightseeing.com/2006/07/04/taj-mahal. At Google site seeing website you can find some other Indian places to read about.

Another interesting website is 360 panorama of Taj Mahal available at http://geoimages.berkeley.edu/worldwidepanorama/wwp304/html/KeithWilson.html. This website has panorama for many other places.

And to cover the topic here is the link to know all about Taj Mahal at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taj_Mahal and at History Channel at http://www.history.com/minisite.do?content_type=Minisite_Generic&content_type_id=54822&display_order=5&mini_id=54814.

Another good website about the Black Taj is http://www.blacktaj.org/

Websites for kids

Me and Vedic found two good websites for the kids Jokes & riddles.

http://www.lotsofjokes.com/kids_02.htm
http://kids.yahoo.com/jokes
http://www.jokesbykids.com/ (check also the My Other Websites link on homepage)

Some other good websites that Vedic likes:
www.nickjr.com
wwwpbskids.com
www.hotwheels.com

There is another website that review all the kids website and list the good and bad about them on their website:
http://www.surfnetkids.com/

Other Websites- Links copied from www.jokesbykids.comSurfing the Net with KidsFree Kids ColoringMake Play DoughNursery Rhymes OnlineSanta Claus FunFun HalloweenIndependence Day FunFree Kids TriviaLight a Fire: Education QuotesBuy Barbara CoffeeBarbara Feldman: Welcome to My OfficeSharing LinksHow to Add Games to Your SiteCaring for HouseplantsOnly Dog BedsInternet Tip of the Week

Central Texas Medical Center - www.ctmc.org

We are currently working on the CTMC (Central Texas Medical Center) website - www.ctmc.org. The publishers are working on contents and the site will go live on 17-March-2008.

The efforts was continuation to the CMS (content management system) system we built last year and it took us more then 6 months to enhance the same with new modules and online payment facility. Users will able to pay for foundation online and also able to register and pay for classes.

We have used Dotnetnuke (more at www.dotnetnuke.com) and customized it as per our our needs. We not only created new modules but changed the core library to customize it. Dotnetnuke is an open source CMS system build using .NET.


List of AHS facility websites that we worked on during 2008:
Adventist Health System
Central Texas Medical Center (TX) Metroplex Hospital Huguley Memorial Medical Center Florida Hospital Flagler (FL) Florida Hospital Ormond Adventist Midwest, Region (IL) Adventist Midwest, Hinsdale Adventist Midwest, La Grange Adventist…