Moved to https Completely With Disqus and Chrome Issues


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Yesterday evening I decided to move from dynamic http/https switching to SSL (https) only mode. I decided to do so because I want everybody to feel free to take down her tin foil hats when visiting my site.

For migration to SSL, I simply inserted the following rewrite rule into the apache configuration of the site:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off 
RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI}

However, I ran into several problems: First of all, Disqus had problems to view the comments under https. The only solution that worked for me was disabling the 2012 features of Disqus and therefore changing to the old fashioned interface.

More problems occur with the Chrome Browser, which checks each SSL site for using non-SSL links or content. Unfortunately, Disqus Comments use non-SSL contents and therefore you’ll get a warning each time you visit If you choose Load Anyway in the dialog, you’ll get to see the comment numbers on the frontpage, if you choose Don’t Load (Recommended), you will not be able to read or write any comments here - and that’s a pity!

Anyway, I hope this problem will be fixed soon - I think it has to be fixed in the Drupal Disqus module so that everything works as a charm again.