OK, so not a typical item for our blog. It was, nonetheless, causing me headaches while working on an ssl enabled SharePoint site. The fix was easy enough, and is below.
- Navigate Tools > Internet Options
- Select the Security tab
- Click on the Internet Zone icon at the top of the dialog box
- Click the Custom Level button
- In the Miscellaneous section, select the Enable button for Display mixed content.
- Repeat the previous steps for the other zones if desired.