Firstly, Zen Cart users ….. GET AN SSL and stop being a contributing factor to insecurity, low buyer trust and general ignorance. In a nutshell Google is going to ding you ALL with a warning, even those who only accept PayPal. Rightfully so, while you’ve never been required, you should have been supporting buyer trust long ago…. Now you will be punished if you don’t. Rightfully so.
Switching to full SSL will turn off your rel=”canonical” tags. While this may be a bit short sighted on the part of the Zen Cart Development Team… it’s easily fixed! Once you make the switches to all SSL pages you will eliminate SSL/Non-SSL content duplication completely and fixing your canonical tag is necessary for a smooth transition in the search engines indexes.
PCI Compliance is a struggle for all merchants. The time, cost and knowledge needed is perhaps excessive when you factor in that no one is policing the rules. Having said that we have recently come across a really stupid pain in the ass new fail for scans from a few of the PCI scanning companies.…
While FireFox and other browsers indeed note this same error… The delivery method is far less daunting. Most recently W3SCHOOLS presented browser usage stats indicating that while FireFox usage is clearly on the rise, over 39% of users still use a version of Internet Explorer.