61. Disable Only Secure Content Is Displayed Notification In
Internet Explorer 9
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When you open a secure webpage using HTTPS you may find that it also
contains non-secure HTTP content. When this occurs Internet Explorer
will flag it by displaying a Only Secure Content Is Displayed banner
Fig: 61-1 The Only secure content is displayed banner
Once this banner pops up you have two options. You can either ignore
it or ask Internet explorer to Show all content.
In most cases the banner is actually ignored, thus the mixed content
is never displayed. If you are the type of person that regularly ignores
this banner then the chances are that the regularity by which it keeps
popping up becomes a pain.
Fortunately, you don't have to have this banner popping up at
inopportune moments, you can, instead disable it completely.
To disable the Only secure content is displayed banner,
proceed as follows.
- Open Internet Explorer.
- Click the Tools option.
Fig: 61-2 Click the Cog wheel to access the Tools option
- From the Drop down menu, Click Internet Options.
Fig: 61-3 Click the Internet options on the Tool menu
- In the Internet Options window, Click on the Security tab.
Fig: 61-4 Click the security tab to open the security options
- On the Security Tab, Click the Custom Level button near the
bottom of the tab window.
Fig: 61-5 Click the Custom level to make the necessary
- A Settings window will now open.
- Scroll through the list of Settings until you see
content. You will find this under the Miscellaneous section. By
default the display mixed content option is set to Prompt ON.
Fig: 61-6 Scroll down the list of options until you locate the
Display mixed content option
- Click the Radio button to the left of the
Enable OFF option and
then Click the OK button at the bottom of the settings window.
Fig: 61-7 Confirm that you want to make the necessary changes by
pressing the Yes button
- Click OK in the next window to close the internet options