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APIs

Morten Kose
Morten Kose
10,833 Points

Please help with Json Ajax API

Whats wrong with my code?

$(document).ready(function(){
var quotesAPI = "http://quotes.stormconsultancy.co.uk/random.json";
function showQuote(randomQuote){
$("p").text(randomQuote.author);
}
$.getJSON(quotesAPI,showQuote);
});

and getting error:

VM6780 jquery.min.js:4 Mixed Content: The page at 'https://codepen.io/mortenko/pen/XRKgNX/' was loaded over HTTPS, but requested an insecure XMLHttpRequest endpoint 'http://quotes.stormconsultancy.co.uk/random.json'. This request has been blocked; the content must be served over HTTPS.

working with this in CodePen

Cheers, Morten

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! It seems to be requiring that the endpoint be over a secure connection. HTTP and HTTPS are protocols and HTTPS is the secure version of HTTP. I would first try changing this: http://quotes.stormconsultancy.co.uk/random.json to https://quotes.stormconsultancy.co.uk/random.json. Note the https protocol in the second version as opposed to the http in the first version.

Hope this helps! :sparkles:

Morten Kose
Morten Kose
10,833 Points

Hi Jennifer! I allready tried to change http to https and got following error: VM6780 jquery.min.js:4 GET https://quotes.stormconsultancy.co.uk/random.json net::ERR_INSECURE_RESPONSE