[OpenLayers-Dev] Re: OpenLayers + GMaps V3 over HTTPS

Jason Lee jaslee.st at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 09:24:02 EDT 2012

Ok, that was actually yesterday. Today, I did a refresh of the application
page and the Https is displaying correctly in Chrome now (on both machines
I am using to test).

I'm confused, but I guess this is a non-issue now.


On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 10:25 AM, Jason Lee <jaslee.st at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> We need to serve an OpenLayers application, which uses Google base maps
> API v3, over a secured Https connection. The app has been working fine over
> normal HTTP for a while but some users now want secured access to it.
> We have purchased and successfully installed SSL certificates on our
> server. I also modified the app to call the Https version of GMaps (<script
> src="https://maps.google.com/maps/api/js?sensor=false&v=3.6"></script>),
> BUT the browser (mainly Chrome) displays an ugly cross over the Https with
> a message that "...this page includes other resources which are not secure".
> I spent some time using Chrome Resources viewer to figure out what was
> still using Http but with no luck. Then using an older FireFox, I think I
> found Http 2 links to:-
>  1. Google Terms & Conditions page -
> http://www.google.com/intl/en-GB_US/help/terms_map.html
>  2. A google maps link to the initial displayed location -
> http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=...z=7&jl=en-GB
> Could these be what is causing my app to not be 100% secure?
> To double check, I did a quick simple GMap V3 demo which displays as 100%
> secure over Https on our website. Then I did a similar simple OpenLayers
> (latest dev build) + GMap V3 base map which displays the same cross over
> the Https and giving the same message.
> Any help or advice much appreciated ..and if a bug needs to be raised, I'm
> happy to create one.
> Jason
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