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XF 1.5 Enabling SSL / HTTPS: what to do about existing hot-linked images?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by karll, Oct 4, 2016.

  1. karll

    karll Well-Known Member

    I'm planning to enable SSL on my forum, which means hot-linked images in old threads will cause problems (if the URL is "http", if I understand correctly).

    What can I do about these existing hot-linked images? I haven't been using the Image Proxy feature until just now. Can I somehow make the Image Proxy cache these old images as well?
  2. Brent W

    Brent W Well-Known Member

    They will be cached when they are next requested.
  3. karll

    karll Well-Known Member

    Ah yes, I see that now. So if a certain image is not requested until after I enable SSL, will the image still work?
  4. Mr Lucky

    Mr Lucky Well-Known Member

    Note that with the latest version any images which are redirected will still not work, you will need to change their URL to the one they are redirected to

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