Monthly Archives: October 2013

Site Troubles

So hosting a website from home is difficult. Most people haven’t been able to connect from outside my house yet! I hopefully have fixed all these problems without any big security warnings for you.

The problem was that Cox internet blocks port 80 incoming, the default that all browsers use for normal unsecured web browsing. One way that was available to connect to my site was using the HTTPS secured mode which connects through port 443. Although this worked, most browsers send up a big security warning because my self-signed SSL certificate is not recognized by anyone but me. Continue reading Site Troubles