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I used to run into the problem of having warning messages pop up when I accessed a page with secure and non-secure information and finally I found something that let me post non-ssl encrypted content on an ssl encrypted page and no warning messages will pop up!

On on of my secure sites, lets say I wanted to give my visitors the option to post youtube videos and google videos. But then everyone kept seeing the "warning, mixed secure/non-secure content" on a page that had one of these videos.

I basically did a str_replace on all posts text for and to change them to Then I used the following rewrite code:
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^htaccess/googleplayer.swf(.*)$$1 [L]
RewriteRule ^htaccess/youtube/(.*)$$1 [L]
and it worked! But one caveat, this wouldn't turn the warning messages off in IE < version 7, so I added some simple HTML to the head of all my pages that only show up for people using IE < version 7.
<!--[if lt IE 7]>
<span id="ie7">Please Upgrade:
<a href="">IE 7!</a>
<a href="">FF!</a></span>
Cool huh! Fix for secure and nonsecure items warning message


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