Our New Domain

The BlueFire service is moving to a new domain. Before you’d see bluefire-secure.com in the form links and iframe code and in the address bar whenever you logged in. But we’re moving! The new domain is secure.gobluefire.com.

Not only is the new domain more consistent with our brand, but it’s also easier to remember and type and it has a Extended Validation (EV) security certificate which shows a green address bar in some browsers. We believe will help your donors feel more confident about the security of the BlueFire system.

This change does come with a request. We are asking our existing clients to update their bookmarks, links and embedded form links and iframe code. Wherever you see bluefire-secure.com this needs to be replaced with secure.gobluefire.com.

Perhaps the easiest way to update your links and code is by copy & pasting the new links and code from BlueFire. Log into BlueFire and go to the Forms tab or Events tab. There you can find your forms that need to be updated. Simply click “Get Code” next to the form that needs updating and copy & paste the new link/code to replace any old links/code.

But you can also just update the domain. For example, you may have a “Give Now” button on your website. The code for this button may look something like this.

<a href="https://bluefire-secure.com/go/form.php?rid=something&" style="border-radius:5px;padding:8px 14px;color:white;background-color:#006ab3;text-decoration:none;font-size:1.2em;" class="bf-button">Give Online</a>

After updating the domain name, you’d have this:

<a href="https://secure.gobluefire.com/go/form.php?rid=something&" style="border-radius:5px;padding:8px 14px;color:white;background-color:#006ab3;text-decoration:none;font-size:1.2em;" class="bf-button">Give Online</a>

As another example, let’s say you use BlueFire’s iframe feature to embed your giving form right into your website. The code for this may look something like this.

<iframe src="https://bluefire-secure.com/go/form.php?rid=something&" frameborder="0" border="0" style="border:none;width:100%;height:800px"><a href="https://bluefire-secure.com/go/form.php?rid=something&">Click Here to Give</a>.</iframe>

After updating the domain name, you’d have this:

<iframe src="https://secure.gobluefire.com/go/form.php?rid=something&" frameborder="0" border="0" style="border:none;width:100%;height:800px"><a href="https://secure.gobluefire.com/go/form.php?rid=something&">Click Here to Give</a>.</iframe>

If you’re a newer client who started with BlueFire after May 1st, 2016, you’re all set. All the links and code you used should have already had the new domain name.

This update also affects our API used for advanced, custom integrations: All URLs will need to be updated. The new host should be api.gobluefire.com.

The deadline for the update is August 1st, 2016, which is 90-days from the original announcement. After this date the old domain will still work, but it will present a message to the visitor about the outdated link.