Work is now done and all performing well - without a hitch.
Previously users could see a browser message when signing into either the main site or forums that details entered may not be secure - even though the details were perfectly safe.
However now, in accordance with latest internet security advice, we have upgraded the system to 'https' throughout the site.
This measure is also supposed to streamline pages so they should be even faster to navigate.
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