SSL Patch for AbleCommerce Gold R11

Applies to
: AbleCommerce Gold R11 only

Release Date:  12/18/2015

Summary:  This patch will fix 4 specific issues when the new Secure All Pages feature is being used.  To see if this feature is active, visit the Configure > Security > System Settings page within your Merchant Menu.




This patch only applies to AbleCommerce Gold R11 (build 8643) stores that are using the new Secure All Pages feature implemented in this version.  If you are not using this feature, then it is not necessary to apply the patch, but if you are using AbleCommerce Gold R11, you may want to apply the patch in case you decide to use the feature at a later time.



  • [AC8-3007]  Lost Password email template is missing a fully qualified store URL to reset password

  • [AC8-2990]  Sitemap should generate HTTPS based URLs for secure pages.

  • [AC8-2989]  SSL module should use permanent redirects for secure/nonsecure pages

  • [AC8-2963]  SSL over entire site is not working when using extension less or custom URLs


There will be two steps required to complete the installation this patch.  The applicable downloads are available in the next section.  Read all instructions below before continuing.


  1. Download the applicable Gold Patch below for the version you are using.

  2. Apply the 4 updated files.  This includes the following:





  1. Stop the website using IIS application server.

  2. Copy the 2 new DLL files to the {website}\BIN\ folder, replacing the existing ones.

  3. Copy the remaining files to their respective locations.

  4. Restart the website.



Modify the default Store URL if you are using the new Secure All Pages feature.

  1. Login to the AbleCommerce Merchant Administration.

  2. From the main menu, go to the Configure > Security > System settings page.

  3. Check to see if the Secure All Pages option is checked.  If it is, then change the value in the Store URL field so it is https instead of http.  If it is not checked, then no change is needed.

    e.g. change FROM TO

  4. Click the SAVE SETTINGS button.

    Note:  A new Javascript function has been added to this page so any change to activate/deactivate the Secure All Pages feature will automatically adjust the Store URL as needed.


Download for the Gold R11 SSL Patch

Determine if you are using the WAP or WSP version before beginning.

OPTIONAL:  Using the MD5 checksum number provided, you can verify the integrity of the download before extraction (see below for instructions).


1.  Go to or any other utility that can provide checksum validation.

2.  Download and Run the utility.

3.  Select the downloaded file.

4.  In the field provided, past the original MD5 value provided by AbleCommerce help site, and click Verify.

5.  If the validation fails, do NOT install the patch.  Instead, contact for help.




Gold R11

Download the WSP version OR the WAP version depending on which you are using.  If you are uncertain, then see this FAQ.

MD5: f7b0b6377ba1b31bfd03484c1cb3b032

MD5: f2caa5c7f61637ef730b8238cd36213a


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