Why am I suddenly getting “SSL Certificate doesn’t match site” warnings?

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    A few days ago I elected to use SSL security on my admin pages, as suggested by WordPress.com. I have two blogs, and everything was fine until this morning. I can access the pages on one blog without problems, but when I try to access the dashboard for the other blog, I get:

    “anchoredauthors.com uses an invalid security certificate.

    The certificate is only valid for the following names:
    *.wordpress.com , wordpress.com

    (Error code: ssl_error_bad_cert_domain)”

    I can chose to allow this as an exception, but Firefox keeps giving me dire warnings against doing this.

    If I had got this error message as soon as I’d begun using SSL, I wouldn’t be concerned, but why now, out of the blue?

    Should I just go ahead and accept the certificate anyway?


    None of the volunteers here in the forums are going to be able to help with this.

    Contact support and give them all the details including what brower and browser version you are using and the URL’s.



    Not again? This is what I get:

    “To help protect your security, Internet Explorer has blocked this website from displaying content with security certificate errors.”

    What’s up, guys? :-D


    I only get the warning on the admin-pages. Anyone else having this problem?


    Hello? I would like some answers, please?



    My answer would be, no, not getting that error. Did you contact staff?


    No. But I guess I’d better…


    Should tell, that I run my blogs admin-pages in https…

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