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blank page appears on submitting either a post or a comment (3 posts)

  1. jstoner
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I was running WP 2.0, and things were working ok, mostly. Suddenly I couldn't add new posts. I'd go into my admin interface, select 'write post,' write something, hit 'save' or 'publish,' and get a blank page. My submission did not appear on my blog.

    So I upgraded to 2.5.1, thinking even if that doesn't fix it at least I can get more support. It didn't fix it.

    Now, I'm seeing something similar with comments. When I submit a comment to a post on my blog, I get an empty page.

    I found this, which was not the problem:

    http://plugins.baptiste.us/wordpress/blank-pages-when-posting-comments-in-wordpress/

    And a few others that weren't either.

    When I check the apache logs, I see nothing indicating an error. I do see the POST in the activity log. Looking in phpMyAdmin, I see I'm running MySQL 4.12. I have 4.2 MB of comments for some reason.

    I don't think I'm running out of space. I've used about half my space on the system according to DirectAdmin, a bit less.

    One big complaint: no specific error indication, no message, no nothing. At IBM we called it 'serviceability:' when something went wrong, there was supposed to be a way to figure out what happened. Sorely missing.

    Is there an option I can

  2. Keilya
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I think it's most likely a plugin or theme that's causing it. Try deleting all your plugins file off the server via FTP and see if the Dashboard will load.

  3. jstoner
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    No, that's not it. Tried deleting everything out of /wp-content/plugins, and I get the same result.

    Is there any sort of switch in PHP that I could set to make it display error messages if there are any? I tried

    error_reporting(E_ERROR | E_WARNING | E_PARSE | E_NOTICE);

    in wp-admin/post.php, and saw no error message, either on the page, or in the logs. I don't know much PHP. Anything else I could try?

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