Pinball Nirvana Home Page

Go Back   Pinball Nirvana Forums > Pinball Nirvana Site > Site Announcements

Site Announcements Announcements about the Site

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 10-22-2019, 03:40 PM
JonPurpleHaze's Avatar
JonPurpleHaze JonPurpleHaze is offline
EM Enthusiast
 

Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 1,951
Credits: 205,343.77
Thanks: 1,491
Thanked 518 Times in 302 Posts
Rep Power: 41
JonPurpleHaze is a glorious beacon of lightJonPurpleHaze is a glorious beacon of lightJonPurpleHaze is a glorious beacon of lightJonPurpleHaze is a glorious beacon of lightJonPurpleHaze is a glorious beacon of lightJonPurpleHaze is a glorious beacon of light
Default Site URLs

Pinball Nirvana's site addresses and URL's are in the process of being upgraded from http to https (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure).

In the past I didn't think it was important to make the switch because Pinball Nirvana has never had anything for sale and doesn't process credit cards or anything but browsers these days do not like non-https sites and warn users about connecting to them. Search rankings are also negatively affected.

Most of the links have been changed, Pinball Nirvana's home page is now:
https://pinballnirvana.com/
The forums home page is now:
https://pinballnirvana.com/forums/index.php


I suggest that you update your bookmarks and log out then back in using the new links and let me know about any problems, there is a way to force all users to use the new https links but I want to make sure it's working properly before that is attempted.
__________________
Pinball Nirvana
IRPinball
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to JonPurpleHaze For This Useful Post:
druadic (11-16-2019), Ike Savage (10-22-2019)
  #2  
Old 10-22-2019, 11:05 PM
Ike Savage's Avatar
Ike Savage Ike Savage is offline
Pinball Porcupine
 

Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 3,471
Credits: 351,529.82
Thanks: 1,188
Thanked 715 Times in 562 Posts
Rep Power: 58
Ike Savage is a splendid one to beholdIke Savage is a splendid one to beholdIke Savage is a splendid one to beholdIke Savage is a splendid one to beholdIke Savage is a splendid one to beholdIke Savage is a splendid one to beholdIke Savage is a splendid one to behold
Default

Interesting. Maybe it's the way I have Chrome set up, but I can't actually force any links (PN or otherwise) to start with the prefix "https://." Same with "http," too.

However, I see that with Win10's built-in version of IE, prefixes do show up for me.

No idea what the significance of all that is. Logging out and logging back in made no difference. Maybe I'm indeed in "https" mode and just don't know it, due to some Chrome settings change I made in the past.

Let me know if there's anything else about this you need tested.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-23-2019, 12:12 AM
JonPurpleHaze's Avatar
JonPurpleHaze JonPurpleHaze is offline
EM Enthusiast
 

Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 1,951
Credits: 205,343.77
Thanks: 1,491
Thanked 518 Times in 302 Posts
Rep Power: 41
JonPurpleHaze is a glorious beacon of lightJonPurpleHaze is a glorious beacon of lightJonPurpleHaze is a glorious beacon of lightJonPurpleHaze is a glorious beacon of lightJonPurpleHaze is a glorious beacon of lightJonPurpleHaze is a glorious beacon of light
Default

I don't use Chrome often and just found this way to display the full address, click on the address bar twice, you should see the information about https and www stuff.


We also lost the www prefix for Pinball Nirvana, it was there from the beginning but it's not needed anymore, wish I could have all of the time back, that I lost in the past, typing www.
__________________
Pinball Nirvana
IRPinball
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to JonPurpleHaze For This Useful Post:
druadic (11-16-2019), Ike Savage (10-23-2019)
  #4  
Old 10-23-2019, 12:58 AM
Ike Savage's Avatar
Ike Savage Ike Savage is offline
Pinball Porcupine
 

Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 3,471
Credits: 351,529.82
Thanks: 1,188
Thanked 715 Times in 562 Posts
Rep Power: 58
Ike Savage is a splendid one to beholdIke Savage is a splendid one to beholdIke Savage is a splendid one to beholdIke Savage is a splendid one to beholdIke Savage is a splendid one to beholdIke Savage is a splendid one to beholdIke Savage is a splendid one to behold
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JonPurpleHaze View Post
...click on the address bar twice, you should see the information about https and www stuff.
Bingo! Looks like I'm good, thank you.



Quote:
Originally Posted by JonPurpleHaze View Post
...wish I could have all of the time back, that I lost in the past, typing www.
Ah, don't worry. Such conduct is sure to be fully repaid in the next life!

(I blame shiva for that, hehe)
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Ike Savage For This Useful Post:
druadic (11-16-2019), JonPurpleHaze (10-23-2019)
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:01 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Template-Modifications by TMS
Credits System provided by vBCredits II Deluxe (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Shoutbox provided by vBShout v6.2.15 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.