[Solution] “Attackers might be able to see images..” SSL Warning


You might be wondering why your domain is giving you “Your connection to this site is not fully secure Attackers might be able to see the images you’re looking at on this site and trick you by modifying them.” warning on Chrome browser. You are not alone. But fortunately there is a solution for this.

Why Do I See This Error?

Even though you have SSL installed on for your domain, you can see this error and this simply means your website contains “http” links on its pages. You can even see this error on some pages instead of every page.  It can be an image that’s linked to an external url starts with “http” instead of “https”. We don’t want “http” links in our site so to eliminate this SSL error, we need to “fix” these “http” links.

Easy Solution For “Attackers might be able to see the images…” SSL Error

If your website was built with WordPress, simply download free Better Search Replace plugin, install and activate it on your website. Then on your WordPress dashboard hover on tools and click Better Search Replace.

On the Search/Replace screen

  1. Search for: http:
  2. Replace with: https:
  3. Select tables section, select all of them by clicking on a table and pressing CTRL+A on your keyboard.
  4. Run as dry run: UNCHECK this so the plugin makes the necessary changes.
  5. Click Run Search/Replace


It will search your database for http links and replace it with https. On some shared hosting packages you might need to change the “Max Page Size” to 1000 on Settings.

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