If a premium member on pixels.com, you have the opportunity to use your own domain pointing to your shop
However, if you just point it then you will not see a lock and you may get a warning that the site is not secure. Here is a workaround.
To create a secure site on our own domain when pointing to a premium site using custom domains
First of all create a new free account on https://cloudflare.com
Click Add site
It will say
We’re querying your DNS records
Click on the FREE plan
Then, Confirm Plan
A popup will ask if you are sure.
You are taken to a page of details about your site. You need to change the A and CNAME areas
First create new ones
Use your own domain where mine is, obviously
When you have added those two, delete the other A and CNAME fields that were there previously
Log into your domain host
Under DNS go to NAMESERVERS and change the nameservers to the ones they show you on CloudFlares DNS page
That may be different for different people
Now all you have to do is enable your free SSL on Cloudflare
Go to your new site on Cloudflare (under Account Home)
See SECURITY on that page
Go to the SSL settings and enable your SSL certificate
Then go to the Crypto settings
SSL – Full
Minimum TLS version – 1.2
Always use HTTPS – ON
Automatic HTTPS Rewrites – ON
I think the rest are proper by default.
Log into your premium site on pixels.com and go to CUSTOM DOMAINS and add your domain
Mine is added like this
do not add www or https://
This now can take up to 72 hours to populate but, to be honest, I have never known it even take an hour
Once it has, you can go to your domain using https:// in the address…. like mine is https://abbie-shores.com and you are now at a secure server showing your premium site
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I’m an oil painter and photographer, who also makes time to paint with words through my short stories and published poetry. Seascapes and animals are the primary focus of my oil paintings
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