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SSL required for Facebook apps by October

Discussion in 'Social Media & Networking' started by Honan, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. Honan

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    Hi
    I have many apps, on many different facebook pages, all using the one domain name
    The apps are basically just web pages
    Most are Ebay partner network pages

    Facebook now says all apps require SSL or else by October

    Why would I pay $50 at my host for ssl when many places sell them for under $9 per year ?

    I only barely understand what exactly SSL is
     
  2. johno69

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    You don't have to buy the SSL from your host.

    I get mine from Godaddy with promo code for sub $10.
     
  3. Honan

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    Thanks johno
    So I don't need a dedicated IP either to make SSL work?
     
  4. FirstPageResults

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    Does your host offer use of a shared SSL certificate?

    If your apps are for exclusive use on facebook and you don't need your name on the certificate, than I would be using that.

    Otherwise yes, you will need a dedicated IP (or dynamic DNS service) for your SSL.
     
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2011
  5. Honan

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    My host says I need to buy a dedicated IP