How-to: Adjust Security for Mixed Content and Frames
If at any stage browsing the web you are presented with a blank page, you may need to refresh your browser's cache by pressing the Control and F5 keys.
Failing that, different web browser software may require additional steps to adjust the security settings. Please consider carefully your need to apply this on any other websites.
'Mixed content' and framesIf you can rule out any firewall or site blocking issues, you may find the problem comes from embedded content from third-party sites -in particular the dreaded iframes. Your web-browser software may be overcautious in it's treatment of 'mixed content'.
Internet Explorer provides various messages when it loads mixed content pages. Users may need to select the option "allow blocked content" when prompted at the bottom of the page.
- Click the shield icon in the address bar and choose Disable Protection on This Page from the dropdown menu (click on the image to see it full size in a new tab).
- The icon in the address bar will change to an orange warning triangle to remind you that insecure content is being displayed.