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hello,

 

www.loco1hobby.net

 

does anyone knoe whow to configure shared ssl from host gator.

 

They say set to https://securexxx.hostgator.com/~username

 

I tried this but it gets a 404 error from host.

 

if i do https://securexxxx.hostgator.com/~username/ it takes me to the home page, but the cart and my account fail trying to go to

 

https://securexxxx.hostgator.com/~loco1/en/myaccount

 

 

any advice thanks?

Edited by keitaro (see edit history)

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you have to use ssl for domain, 

if you've got ssl only on:

https://securexxx.ho...r.com/~username

it means that you have to use this address as an address of your store

 

it will not work if you will use your domain: www.loco1hobby.net.

 

if you want secured connection to shop with domain www.loco1hobby.net you have to use ssl for this domain, any other will not work.

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hello i only want it for cart and create account etc not for all pages.

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so are you saying i need to change my domain as well to the secure link?

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if i do this will typing www.loco1hobby.net into a browser still work?

 

will google have any issues with this?

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it's not good idea, you will lose all seo.

 

the idea of ssl is to create secured connection to website.

ssl certificates can be installed to domain.

 

so, if you will use https://securexxx.ho...r.com/~username as a shop domain each customer which will open your website with:  www.loco1hobby.ne domain will be redirected to https://securexxx.ho...r.com/~username

 

in prestashop you can't use two domains at the same moment,

you have to decide if you want to use original domain, or secured from hostgator.

 

 

to be honest, if i were you i will bought ssl forloco1hobby domain. to much to lose...

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