Question

Trouble with HTTPS

  • Posted March 24, 2022
  • React

As I deployed my React app, I ran into an issue regarding head access denied, so I just added the DANGEROUSLY_DISABLE_HOST_CHECK=true env variable. But when I added my custom domain (which don’t has a SSL certificate) it became a blank page when accessed through the domain, and works fine with the DigitalOcean default url. I think the problem is in the SSL certificate, so I’m looking for help on disabling it…

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Hello,

Do you see any errors in your web console? Usually, this could happen when your static resources are being loaded via HTTPS but you’ve accessed your website via HTTP, this results in mixed content and the browser would not load the resources.

Two possible solutions:

  • Enable an SSL certificate so that the site loads fine via HTTPS. You could do that by pointing your Nameservers to the Cloudflare nameservers and using their free certificate.

  • Change your app so that it loads all resources via HTTP rather than HTTPS.

Hope that this helps.

Best,

Bobby