And definately a way out to integrate level2 without "https://"
I'd like to SECOND that request. Small merchants simply cannot afford
the cost of an SSL certificate. If we could afford SSL, we could
accept credit cards directly anyway, we wouldn't need Google or PayPal!
I'll start by saying that I think sipher's post (in this thread) with a
suggestion on how to do this was a terrific idea. I truly hope that
Google investigates this option.
But I'd also like to say: you can get an SSL cert for $15/year, and
dedicated IP hosting for around $2/month (or $24/year). I do it for
several of my sites. I use ev1servers.net for SSL certs, but they are
others that offer similarly cheap certificates.
A total of about $40/year does not strike me as something that
*anybody* running a business could "not afford."
Additionally, you can often avoid the dedicated IP/SSL certificate
requirement if you're on shared hosting.
For instance, let's say you host with bobshosting.com, and you run a
You'd have to check with Bob's Hosting, but it's not uncommon for
webhosts to provide shared SSL that you would be able to access like