Home » Categories » Technical Support » Tech Fixes

Unblock Content Being Restricted by FireFox

Issue: If you click a link and are not seeing any content, presentations, page remains blank/big white box, it is likely that the content is unsecure meaning is includes http:// at the beginning of the URL address. Your browser's security may not be allowing this content to be viewable in your course. 

Resolution: If you are seeing a shield icon (shield) appearing in the address bar, or a lock with a triangle, Triangle with a Lock icon, notifying you that the browser has temporarily blocked the content complete the following steps

  1. Click the shield icon or the triangle with a lock icon in the address bar
    Firefox unsecure content window
  1. Select Disable Protection on This Page from the drop-down menu.FireFox disable option
  2. Note that the shield icon in the address bar will change to an orange warning triangle (warning triangle) when you disable the protection. These serve as a reminder that insecure content is being displayed.
  3. To revert the settings and block original content, navigate to the web page in a new tab or window.
1.67 (3)
Article Rating (3 Votes)
Rate this article
  • Icon PDFExport to PDF
Attachments Attachments
There are no attachments for this article.
Related Articles RSS Feed
Determine if Java is enabled in your browser
Viewed 1008 times since Fri, Sep 12, 2014
FireFox, PDF pages will not load in D2L
Viewed 1534 times since Mon, Sep 15, 2014
How to set your browser to automatically clear the cache and cookies upon exit
Viewed 909 times since Tue, Jul 5, 2016
Display secure web connection
Viewed 2310 times since Thu, Oct 2, 2014
Create a Screenshot of your computer window
Viewed 816 times since Mon, Sep 15, 2014
Clearing Browser Cache & Temp Files
Viewed 6358 times since Mon, Sep 15, 2014
Unblock Content Being Restricted by Google Chrome
Viewed 12623 times since Fri, Aug 14, 2015
Steps for clearing your Java Cache
Viewed 832 times since Mon, Sep 15, 2014
Unblock Content Being Restricted by Internet Explorer
Viewed 4569 times since Fri, Aug 14, 2015