what is trackingagent.yola.com

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what is trackingagent.yola.com
it is show on my explorer that it is block on my privacy report i am worry about yola is it safe to use yola site or not should i buy a SSL certificate
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Hi, I am one of the engineers at Yola,

Firstly, trackingagent.yola.com does not cause you any harm, and you don't have to worry about it. We use that web host to track hits to your published website, much like Google Analytics or any other web analytic package. We use this information to ensure that all our published sites (including yours) are performing as well as they should be, specifically loading times, and availability. This tracking agent is also going to form the base for future features and functionality for Yola (which, by the way, will knock your socks off).

Internet Explorer has blocked trackingagent.yola.com in this instance because it has come from a different domain to your published site, and you have your privacy settings set to high. You can see that it has also blocked some actions by jotform too, because they were requested from a different domain. In this instance buying an SSL certificate would not make a difference, since SSL certificates ensure that all information you send to the server with the SSL certificate enabled is secure, and doesn't change how Internet Explorer interacts with external domains.

So, to reiterate, it is not a security hazard, it is just web analytics tracking code.

I hope this answers your question, please feel free to ask for more clarity on anything you don't feel comfy with!